Wellington region

Success for walking advocates

It's worthwhile taking action when you notice a problem area for pedestrians.  Sometimes you can make a difference!  Recently a walking advocate identified a problem at the entrance to a Khandallah supermarket car park.  There was no indication to motorists that they were crossing a footpath and there weret even in/out arrows for cars painted on the footpath!  He wrote to the supermarket but never got a reply.  However,  the other day he was walking past the supermarket and noticed that they had done everything he had suggested including burning the arrows off the footpath, marki

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Active a2b project

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Active a2b

Active a2b is a health and wellbeing programme run by Greater Wellington to encourage employees in Wellington workplaces to walk or cycle to work. It runs from January to March 2010 and aims to transform your trip to work into something valuable.


Why would you want to walk or cycle to work?

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Details of Tuesday Walks for 2020

Living Streets Aotearoa Lunchtime Walks 2020

Walk 1: Walk to Talavera Terrace

Category:  MODERATE. Several climbs.

Time:  40 mins

Guide: Kate Riddick

Leave Plimmer statue at 12.30 pm.

Walk up Plimmer Steps and continue up Boulcott Street. Once you cross the motorway bridge (on the left side) take the track that leads up to Kelburn Park. At the top of the track, turn right and walk down to Everton Tce.


Need to stretch your legs on Tuesday lunchtimes in Wellington? This is for you

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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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