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:
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)
The second New Zealand Walking Summit 20 and 21 June 2019
at the Auckland Transport Building in the Viaduct harbour, Auckland
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
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.
Victoria Walks has released the Footpath Cycling Discussion Paper
Victoria Walks, Council On The Ageing, Vision Australia and others strongly oppose any change to allow footpath cycling.
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:
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
General Manager Motoring Affairs
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You are welcome to attend the AGM in Palmerston North. We will do a walk before the meeting.
This is the day before the 2WALK&CYCLE conference.
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.