Annual General Meeting - Wednesday 31 August 2022, 7:30pm, NZST by Zoom

: 30 Jul 2022

We are pleased to inform you that the Living Streets Aotearoa Inc. AGM will be held on Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 7:30 pm by Zoom.

At this meeting we will attend to the formal business of our organisation for the year ended 31 March 2022.

Government Trying To Have A Buck Each Way On Transport - Media release

: 16 May 2022

Living Streets Aotearoa, the national walking advocacy group, has welcomed some good news for pedestrians in the new Emissions Reduction Plan, but called on the Government to act faster and go further to decarbonise transport. Living Streets Aotearoa Vice-President Tim Jones said “In the race to decarbonise our society and economy by 2050, the years between now and 2030 are crucial, because that’s when the steepest emissions reductions need to happen. And transport, especially in cities, is the sector we can decarbonise fastest – but only if we take the right steps.”

Annual General Meeting, Wednesday 29 September 2021, 7:30pm, NZST by Zoom

: 1 Sep 2021

We are pleased announce that the Living Streets Aotearoa Inc. AGM will be held on Wednesday 29 September 2021 at 7:30 pm by Zoom.

This meeting is an opportunity to acknowledge the work of President Andy Smith, who sadly passed away in July this year. Then we will attend to the formal business of our organisation for the year ended 31 March 2021. 

All current members are invited to participate and will be able to vote at this meeting. 

Legal case against escooter use on footpaths launched

: 6 Aug 2021

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.

Service for Andy Smith

: 13 Jul 2021

A service for Andy will be held on Saturday 17 July at 2pm. All Saints Chapel, Purewa Crematorium, 100 St Johns Rd, Meadowbank, Auckland. Contact: The Natural Funeral Co PH 0212345650.

The service will be livestreamed from 1:50pm, NZST. Please email: for login.

Please see the New Zealand Herald, 13 July for more details or online


Sad news today

: 9 Jul 2021

We are all reeling today from the news that President of Living Streets Aotearoa, Andy Smith has died. Our walking tõtara has fallen.

He was such a collaborative person with many interests and friends that we know this will affect many of you. Andy really committed himself to the common good as well as having fun along the way. 

He always said we are here for the long haul, and so we will continue on our path. 

We will let you know when we have any details about funeral arrangements.

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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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