Government walks the talk in its new GPS

: 4 Apr 2018

3 April 2018

Government walks the talk in its new GPS

Walking advocacy group Living Streets Aotearoa welcomes the Government’s new transport and funding priorities set out in the Government Policy Statement on Transport.

This Government has heard Living Streets Aotearoa by putting money where everybody’s shoes go. The funding burden for footpath maintenance will now be shared between local and central government under the local roads maintenance class. The walking and cycling activity class has seen a 248% increase which it desperately needed.

Wellington Tuesday lunchtime walks

: 7 Mar 2018

Check out the new programme for 2018 lunchtime walks. Tuesday lunchtime walks start at Plimmer statue (man and dog) at the base of Plimmer Steps on Lambton Quay every Tuesday at 12.30pm.

Auckland - Christmas Walking Trails

: 8 Dec 2017

Make the most of early summer evenings and enjoy our city’s most loved Christmas attractions on foot!  These Christmas trails take in old favourites including the Smith and Caughey’s Christmas window, Queen Street Santa and the Franklin Road lights, as well as new favourites like Silo Park and Sky City with some sweet surprises in between.  Discover how easy and enjoyable it is to walk into and around the city centre at


New Direction for GPS - Dated 20 Nov 2017

: 20 Nov 2017

Here is the letter from the Minister of Transport

eBulletin November 2017

: 11 Nov 2017

Letter to new Transport Ministers

: 26 Oct 2017

Kia ora Minister


Congratulations on your new role and wishing you every success as we move towards a sustainable climate-friendly future.


Walking has many benefits that will help us on this journey, including:


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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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