Te Ara O-Rakipaoa: From Hoon Hay through Middleton, Upper Riccarton, Bryndwr and Papanui.

This route is expected to be used primarily by commuters and students. It is scheduled to be finished in 2018 and will help provide for post-earthquake travel patterns that have followed development and employment re-locations.

The Nor’West Arc connects to a number of existing and proposed cycle routes. There are connections to Uni-Cycle, Little River Link, the Ōpāwaho River Route and the Northern Line Cycleway.