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Queenstown Trails Trust

The Queenstown Trails Trust is a non profit organisation dedicated to developing a network of public trails around the Wakatipu basin.


The Queenstown Trails Trust is made up of 8 passionate members of the Wakatipu community, plus representatives from the Council and Department of Conservation.

The trustees are:

  • Tony McQuilkin (Chairman)
  • Michael Walker (Deputy Chairman & Trustee)
  • Sir Eion Edgar (Patron & Trustee)
  • Penny Clark
  • Sarena Glass
  • Warwick Goldsmith
  • Andrew Brinsley
  • Wendy Pannett
  • Britta Taylor
  • Geoff Owen
  • John Edmonds
  • Mark Townsley

The Trust has its own Chief Executive, Mark Williams and a Trust Patron, Sir Eion Edgar.

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