recreational walking

Dog exercise areas (Hutt City)

Lists designated dog exercise areas and prohibited areas along with responsibilities of owners.
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Walkways brochure promoting health and fun (Hamilton)

News release Mike Hodges, Hamilton City Council's recreation planner, says the brochure is designed to help Hamiltonians and visitors enjoy the walkways and get fit doing so. "There is a lot of information in the brochure from maps and the attractions you can expect, to difficulty ratings for those more serious about walking for fitness.
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Hamilton walkway and cycleway map

WalkwaysMap.pdf - Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
Map illustrating the walkways and cycleways in Hamilton.The map is divided into sectors which link to more detailed maps.
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Walking, running and hiking (Wgtn Region)

A walk in one of the regional parks and forests is a great way to explore the diverse landscapes of Greater Wellington.
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Akatarawa forest walking and tramping (Wellington Region)

Today there is an extensive network of tracks and old logging roads in the Akatarawa Forest. Many of the logging roads were formed over 60 years ago and may be overgrown.
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Papamoa Hills Cultural Heritage Regional Park (BOP)

The Bay of Plenty’s first regional park, the Papamoa Hills Cultural Heritage Regional Park, opened to the public in 2004 and is located near Te Puke. The 100ha park includes a 45 minute walk up to its summit, which offers sweeping views of the Bay of Plenty coastline.
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Wairarapa Physical Activity

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Wairarapa-Physical-Ac7F024.pdf - 3.4 Mb Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
The three district councils and Sport Wairarapa are collaborating to develop a regional physical activity plan. Funding from SPARC supports this initiative.
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adidas Auckland Marathon

Heart Foundation 5km Walk Auckland City sponsors the adidas Auckland Marathon which has been the premier road race in Auckland for the past two decades.
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AkActive Project (Auckland)

Active Communities Auckland City, SPARC, Sport Auckland and Procare Network Auckland have partnered on the Active Communities, AkActive project with the common purpose of increasing physical activity levels.
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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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