- We have seen how recent urban developments have provided the opportunity for further walks to be developed, in particular, how two arboreta have been developed. The future walkway links in that area, including Norfolk Downs, Swayne Road, and Saffron, have largely been determined, and the Oak Arboretum now has an intersecting pair of tracks, made in 2014. The Maple Arboretum also has a track running through it.
- There are other major housing developments taking shape on the northwest side of Leamington, overlooking the river, and an extension of the Poet's Track further downstream now joins the Meadow Walk to Alpers Ridge. River Gardens subdivision is now established and Cambridge Park is opposite.
- And of course at some time in the future Waipa District Council will have to accept that a third bridge is required, which in turn will provide new challenges and new opportunities for Cambridge Tree Trust to plan and to provide further walkways. The new Waikato Expressway also provides opportunities in the form of areas of land cut off from previous access points. One of these forms most of the Maple Arboretum and another provides room for planting beside the swale in Brian mayo Reserve.
- The Waipa District Council has replaced the sewer pipe that crosses the river. We tried to ensure that a footbridge was built, giving a circuit along both sides of the river. Unfortunately, the cost is estimated at some $5 000 000, mostly to provide good access for mobility scooters and other aids for those who need them. This project is gone, but not forgotten.