Golden Foot Walking Awards

The Golden Foot Walking Awards celebrate and recognise New Zealand achievements for walkers by acknowledging innovative new facilities, highlighting national best practise and rewarding ongoing commitment to walking.  The awards are open to all - private companies and public organisations, not-for-profit groups, and community organisations or individuals.

The Golden Foot Walking Awards 2018 were on June 26, 2018

Our key sponsor from the last awards will again sponsor the awards this year - thank you WSP Opus

 

The invite only award ceremony was in the Grand Hall, Parliament, Wellington at 6pm Tuesday June 26 and it was an opportunity for finalists and winners to showcase their projects.  

The awards ceremony was hosted and attended by Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter.

 

Finalists

 

Whananaki footbridge, Whangarei District Council  details here

 

Rangitoto Summit Walk Sport Auckland, Department of Conservation,  details here

 

Radical Wellington Dr Dougal McNeill, Samantha Murphy  details here

 

Paul Pope, Otago Peninsula Community

 

The Power to Walk, The Duncan Foundation  details here

 

Claire Dixon, Auckland Transport

 

Movin' March Greater, Wellington Regional Council

 

Winners

 

 

Winner:Community Led Project

Gruffalo Explorer - Christchurch Walking Festival

Christchurch City Council, St Margarets, Canterbury Playcentre Association, Canterbury Plunket

details here

 

Winner:School Travel

Henry Hill School Travel unplan

Principal Jason Williams and Henry Hill School

 

 

 

Winner:Connecting communities

Hemo Gorge intersection

Fred Shilton WSP OPUS and New Zealand Transport Agency

details here

 

Winner:Walking School Bus

Fernridge School Walking School Bus

Janine Devenport and Fernridge School

details here

 

Winner:Walking Champions

Walking Samoans

Ane Bonifacio Radio Samoa, Pacific Heartbeat, Heart Foundation

details here

 

Winner:Understanding Walking

Business Case for Walking

Darren Davis - Auckland Council

details here

                           

     

Previous years Awards

The 2016 Golden Foot Awards were at the 2WALKandCYCLE Conference in Auckland July 2016.

The 2016 Golden Foot Awards were supported by OPUS

 

 

Name of Organisation

Name of Project

Winner

Hamilton City Council

Accessible Kerb Upgrade Programme

Winner

Sculpture Trust Wellington

Park(ing) Day

Winner

Mainstreet Tauranga

Wharf Street Shared Space Project

Finalist

Abley Transportation Consultants Ltd

Australasian Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool

Finalist

Community and Public Health, Aranui Primary School, Chisnallwood Intermediate School, St James School , Wainoni School and the All Right? Campaign.

AWA Trails Walking Map

Finalist

Devonport Peninsula Trust

Devonport Community Treasure Hunt

Finalist

New Plymouth District Council- Let’s Go Project

Let’s Go Scooter Sessions

Finalist

Te Araroa Trust (CEO)

Paekakariki Escarpment Track

Finalist

Castor Bay Ratepayers and Residents Association

Wairau-Estuary Bridge

Finalist

Christchurch City Council

Walk or Wheel Safely to School Day 2016

Finalist

Rosamund Averton and Edward Sarfas

Walking Champions Extraordinaire

Finalist

Make Collective: Clare Jones

Walking Poster Generator

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Please see the attachments for the winning projects from 2014.  Great examples of what we are looking for in 2016.

Living Streets Aotearoa is proud to present in 2014 the 4th Golden Foot Walking Awards.

The 4 Walking Award Category Winners were:

 “Best New Zealand Joint Walking and Cycling Project” Uni of Otago, Adolescent Mobility Health Consortium for symposia on youth and tranport.

  “Best New Zealand Walking Facility” (enabling walking)
 New Plymouth DC with Let's Go Streets Project

  “Best New Zealand Walking Promotion” (educating about walking) New Plymouth DC with Let's Go School Travel Planning

 “Best New Zealand Walking Project” (encouraging walking) Christchurch CC & Recreation and Sport Unit with The Breeze 

  

Read about the  Awards Ceremony held 23 February 2012 in Hastings at the 2WalkandCycle Conference.

Read about the 2010 Awards 

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The Golden Foot Walking Awards 

The Golden Foot Walking Awards celebrate and recognise New Zealand achievements for walkers by acknowledging innovative new facilities, highlighting national best practise and rewarding ongoing commitment to walking.  The awards are for private companies and public organisations, not-for-profit groups, and community organisations.

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