Greening the Rubble - Make-SHIFT website

: 22 Jun 2011

On the Greening the Rubble project's website you will see how this project is making a difference in Christchurch despite the continuing earthquakes and aftershocks. Go to:

Latest issue of footprints

: 13 Mar 2011

Check out the latest issue of Footprints with interesting articles on:

  • the upcoming Walk2Work 2011 event on Wednesday Feb 16
  • `Greening the Rubble' on rebuilding and addressing walkability aafter the Sept 2010 earthquake
  • an interview with new mayor of Wellington, Celia Wade-Brown
  • and news from the regions

For back issues of Footprints, download the newsletters here.


Greening the Rubble - Christchurch

: 18 Dec 2010

The Greening the Rubble project, will be run under the umbrella of Living Streets Aotearoa with grant support from Christchurch City Council. It forms part of a wider initiative to find temporary uses for empty sites across Christchurch, following the damage caused by the Canterbury earthquake on 4 September 2010; collectively known as Make-SHIFT

Dunedin questionnaire for local body candidates

: 24 Sep 2010

Living Streets Dunedin and Spokes Dunedin sent out a questionnaire to candidates in the Local Body elections.Check out the Results of the Survey - the questions they asked and the responses from the candidates .  You might be able to fire some of the same questions at your local candidates!

The latest issue of Footprints is out!

: 31 Aug 2010

Read about the Walking Conference, Golden Foot Award winner and more. Go here to read it online.


Model communities funding announced today

: 25 Jun 2010

Napier Hastings and New Plymouth have been choosen from a short list as the two target Model Communities.

The two communities will receive $7.5 million for funding walking and cycling facilities to significantly enhance walking as a transport mode; creating healthy, safe, and economically robust communities.