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<P>This section covers events, organised activities and on-going programmes which promote walking, including:<ul><li>Case studies, reports etc on walking activity </li><li>Promotion of the walking habit by younger people</li><li>Walking School Buses, school access and Safe Routes to School</li><li>Walking and health activities for older people</li><li>Pamphlets and advertisements for programmes and activities</li></ul>
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Safer routes project (Hamilton)

The aim of the Safer Routes project is to make travel in and around the project area safer for all vulnerable road users.
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Walking school bus (Hamilton)

Information on Hamilton's walking school bus programme
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Hamilton City Council
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10,000 Steps Northland (Far North DC)

Just how much physical activity are we really getting on a daily basis? The 10,000 Steps Northland programme has been designed to help improve public health by encouraging good walking and recreational habits in our daily lives.
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Walking school buses in the Auckland region - development and status in 2004

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The health benefits to children of walking school buses in Auckland

A pilot study for the Auckland Regional Transport Authority Powerpoint presentation to ARTA Sustainable School Travel Symposium, February 2006.
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Comparison of three interventions to increase walking etc

The objective of this study was to increase walking activity in sedentary women. Women were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 groups: video education/control, brief telephone calls with no counseling, and telephone calls with counseling. Assessments were made at baseline, 6 months, and 1 year.
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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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