We are looking forward to our national day to celebrate walking - once again to be held on the second Wednesday in March 2023.
Where - all over Aotearoa New Zealand
This year Walk2Work Day follows the New Zealand Census day so we are focussing on Walking Counts. Share how far, how many steps, how high or low, how everyday or unique your walk is on 8 March.
Wellington Walk2Work Day
Welllington waterfront near Frank Kitts from 9 - 2pm
The New Zealand Golden Foot Walking Awards, held biennially, celebrate and recognise New Zealand achievements for walkers by acknowleding innovative new facilities, highlighting national best practise and rewarding ongoing commitment to walking. Join us for the Award ceremony in August.
Nominate your favourite walking path, place or space now. More here
Henry Hill School Golden Foot Award winners in 2018 [image of children and teachers outside their safer school]
Nominations are now OPEN for our 8th Golden Foot Walking Awards.
Walk2Work Day is our national day to get out and celebrate walking. The wonderful way of getting from A to B!
Join us out in your neighbourhood and check back here for events closer to the time.
6th August 2021
Legal case against e-scooters on footpaths launched
Living Streets Aotearoa has filed a claim in the High Court in Auckland against the decisions of Auckland Council and the NZTA which resulted in large numbers of e-scooters being used on the city’s footpaths. Living Streets is seeking judicial review of those decisions.
HAS DCC TRANSPORT DECLARED AN OPEN SEASON ON PEDESTRIANS?
Is this a fair question? Come along and share your views at Dunedin’s Pedestrian Action Network (PAN) public meeting on Wednesday 24 January, 1.30 to 3.00pm,
Dunningham Suite, Dunedin Public Library.
Join us for a Sunday afternoon spring cleaning the Grafton Road to Maida Vale Road steps, Roseneath - the longest stretch of steps in Wellington. These fabulous steps have become overgrown over winter and need a brush up to be ready for the spring and summer foot traffic down to the Balaena Bay beach. Bring your broom or weeder along and lend a hand with your neighbours - or just come along for a chat.
Living Streets Aotearoa is the New Zealand organisation for people on foot, promoting walking-friendly communities. We are a nationwide organisation with local branches and affiliates throughout New Zealand.
We want more people walking and enjoying public spaces be they young or old, fast or slow, whether walking, sitting, commuting, shopping, between appointments, or out on the streets for exercise, for leisure or for pleasure.