National level

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.


Walk2Work Day 11 March 2015 media release 

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We recommend 24 ways to improve HIKOI KI A MĀTAURANGA - WALKING TO SCHOOL

Seven walking advocates, activists, practitioners, planners and academics have been working together on the important issue of how New Zealand can reverse the national decline in walking to school. We’ve come up with 24 recommendations that we’ve sent to the Associate Minister of Transport, Ms Julie Anne Genter. We’ve also copied in Ministers of related portfolios such as health, education, sport and recreation.

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Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting of Living Streets Aotearoa
Wednesday 21th August 2019, 7.00pm


You are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of Living Streets Aotearoa which will be held:

Internet conference by Zoom
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Andy Smith
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021 474740
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Building better communities in New Zealand

Thought-leaders to share plans to improve the walking experience at second New Zealand Walking Summit

For the first time, Auckland will host the Walking Summit from 20 - 21 June - New Zealand's leading event for promoting walking-friendly communities.

Offering unique opportunities to hear from local and international experts on transport, accessibility and walkable communities, key topics this year include:

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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


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


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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