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Walk2Work Day 11 March 2015 Media release

Media Release 4 March 2015

 

Get out on your feet next Wednesday 11 March Walk2Work Day to celebrate the universal method of getting around and one we do every day – walking, and its natural partner the bus or train.

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New Living Streets Aotearoa tee shirts available now

We are thrilled to unveil our smart new tee shirts - the stunning prize for Walk2Work Day winners. These have been designed exclusively for us and can be ordered online, check out the resources page for details on how you can get one.

Thanks to Emily Bulkley for the new design (and Becky Bliss for our well loved logo inspiration for the tee shirts)

 

 

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Walk2Work Day 2019

New Zealand's national day to celebrate walking

Would you join us on the 13th of March for Walk2Work Day celebration? Everyone is invited, the more, the merrier! The rules of the day are very simple:

- Take your favourite walk to work

- Walk with the kids to school

- Hop off the bus or train a couple of stops earlier and walk to work - that counts

- Park your car further from your destination and walk - that counts, too

- Use the stairs, and you are celebrating walking with us

- Walk to the shop or cafe 

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Submission on Ageing Strategy 2018

Submission

Living Streets Aotearoa Inc. (LSA) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed Ageing Strategy.

Terminology

LSA notes that Age Concern prefers the term “older people”. LSA would recommend that the Ageing Strategy refers to ‘older people” rather than “seniors”. LSA will use the term “older people” in this submission.

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Success at the Golden Foot Walking Awards

Samoan family walking clubs, a radical solution to a dangerous intersection and a hunt for the Gruffalo are among the winners of this year’s Golden Foot Awards. 

The biennial awards ceremony is held by Living Streets Aotearoa to celebrate projects that help to promote walking - in cities, in the country and every day. 

The six winners were presented with their award by Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter in a celebration at Parliament in Wellington. They were: 

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AA Directions story on Pedestrian Safety

Hi Living Streets Aotearoa, 

Here is a PDF of the Directions story on Pedestrian Safety we talked about a while back when you came to visit.

The readership of Directions has increased recently and the magazine now has a circulation of ABC Audit 643,522 and a readership of AC Neilson 907,000.

The magazine will be distributed to AA Member letterboxes from 4 July.

Kind regards and thanks for your help with this story 

 

Mike Noon

General Manager Motoring Affairs

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Walk2Work Day 2018

Walk2Work Day is New Zealand’s national day to celebrate walking. Living Streets Aotearoa started this annual day in 2009 to promote walking, its health benefits, and its priority position in the sustainable transport hierarchy. We invite you to treat yourself and take your favourite walk on this day. Or join others at your local council event.

Put it in your diary now and Check in to see what is happening near you closer to the day

Join thousands of other New Zealanders out walking on Wednesday 14 March - our national fun day for walking

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