Building better communities in New Zealand

: 17 Jun 2019

Thought-leaders to share plans to improve the walking experience at second New Zealand Walking Summit

For the first time, Auckland will host the Walking Summit from 20 - 21 June - New Zealand's leading event for promoting walking-friendly communities.

Offering unique opportunities to hear from local and international experts on transport, accessibility and walkable communities, key topics this year include:

Auckland Harbour Bridge Walking path

: 22 May 2019

NZTA have come up with a new way to walk and cycle over the bridge.

See the design here


New Living Streets Aotearoa tee shirts available now

: 30 Apr 2019

We are thrilled to unveil our smart new tee shirts - the stunning prize for Walk2Work Day winners. These have been designed exclusively for us and can be ordered online, check out the resources page for details on how you can get one.

Thanks to Emily Bulkley for the new design (and Becky Bliss for our well loved logo inspiration for the tee shirts)



Living Streets Aotearoa strongly supports Otago University’s “Turning the Tide from Cars to Active Transport”

: 29 Apr 2019

Living Streets welcomes targets for walking in Otago report


Press Release from Living Streets Aotearoa 


Living Streets Aotearoa strongly supports Otago University’s “Turning the Tide from Cars to Active Transport” report, launched today, especially the targets to double the number of trips walked and improve access to public transport.



The E-scooters on footpaths debacle

: 25 Apr 2019

Andy Smith, President of Living Streets Aotearoa talks to Phil Pennington, Radio NZ, about keeping our footpaths safe for pedestrians. We need better data on pedestrians, on our footpaths and how to improve them for pedestrians. Meanwhile the government has allowed e-scooters and is working to get more vehicles onto our footpaths!


Tee shirts for Walk2Work Day 2019 stride out stars

: 22 Apr 2019

National Walk 2 Work Day took place on the 13th of March, and it was a gloriously bright day, perfect for walking. It is not possible to thank you enough for supporting it in social media and in real life. We have seen all your photos with the event's hashtags. We selected four contributions that we specially liked, and Holly, Donna, Fleur and the Napier City Council team will be getting one of our new tee shirts as recognition of their efforts.