Walk2Work Day 2016

Join us on Wednesday 9 March 2016 for our national day to celebrate walking. This year we will again focus on the close links between public transport and walking - they go together hand in hand. Walking is part of every journey.

Celebrate the great benefits of walking (or walking and catching public transport).


Wellington - try the new look Mason's Lane on your way along the Terrace or Lambton Quay. Join us for a chat at this newly refurbished Wellington shortcut from 8.30 on Wednesday 9 March. Wellington

Celebrate walking

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Dates for your 2014 diary

Save these dates in 2014 and watch this space for updates.

12 March  - Walk2Work Day - see how to organise an event in your area.

21 - 23 October - XVth Walk 21 International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities in Sydney, NSW, Australia. More information.

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Walk2Work Day 13 March 2013 - the Mayor's walk, Wellington


Next Wednesday (13 March) is Walk2Work Day  and you’re invited to join Mayor Celia Wade-Brown in an early morning commuter walk from the Northland shops to Queens Wharf.

Walk the talk or talk and walk with our Mayor from Northland to Queens Wharf this Wednesday, 13 March - Walk2Work Day

Northland shops

Walk2Work Day 13 March 2013 - under the sails Queens Wharf, Wellington

Walk to join us for free breakfast under the sails on Queens Wharf on Wednesday 13 March 2013 from 7am to 9am. Music, Mish fitness, Shoe Clinic, food, and good walking company all to celebrate pedestrians and the free, most sustainable, healthy and fun mode of transport - walking. Leave those wheels at home and walk or catch public transport/walk to Queens Wharf to join in the fun.

Walk to Queens Wharf under the sails - it's the place to be on Wednesday 13 March.

Under the sails, Queens Wharf
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Ellen Blake
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked Questions

Q. Why Walk?

A.  There are many good reasons to walk.  It’s fun, free, and good for your health.  Walking to work will also help you have a happy healthy start to your day.  Walking is great for the community as it allows people to become familiar with their neighbourhoods and encourages them to shop locally and boost the local economy. Walking can also help reduce road congestion. 

Q. Do I have to pay to join a Walk2workevent?

A. No, it is free to participate.

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About Us

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.

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