Wellington region

Lower Hutt

The Living Streets Lower Hutt group was formed in June 2009 and is meeting regularly.  At the meeting to set up the group, Living Streets Aotearoa president Celia Wade-Brown and director Liz Thomas gave a presentation about Living Streets and Walking Action groups.

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lowerhutt [at] livingstreets.org.nz

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Quality of Life survey acknowledges Wellington's walkability

The Quality of Life survey, made public today, asked residents in 12 cities to rank their lives in areas including health, crime and safety, and public transport. Wellington came out on top, with just under 95 per cent of Wellingtonians ranking theirs as either extremely good or good, making Wellington the No 1 city. The survey reports Wellingtonians believe it is generally a safe place to live. The city topped the list for people feeling safe after nightfall while in their homes, visiting the city centre, and walking in their neighbourhood.

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Wellington

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Ellen Blake  wellington[at]livingstreets.org.nz 

What is new in 2022?

March was Walk2Work Day share a photo only due to Covid restrictions, we hope to be back in full stride next year for this popular event.

March was also Park(ing) Day and once again Living Streets took over a car park to reflect on 'Covid Space Walk' and all that distance between us due to the pandemic.

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Living Streets Wellington meeting minutes
24th November 2008 Wellington City Council committee room
Present: Mike Mellor, Celia Wade-Brown, Robert Davies, Liz Thomas (minute taker), Ralph Chapman, Paula Warren, Alexia Pickering, Ann Bain, Kris Price, Lily Linton, Kerry Wood, Stephen Palmer.


Apologies: Kim Keene

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Living Streets Wellington is supporting World Car-Free Day on September 22nd 2008

This annual global event, organised by the World Car-free Network, encourages people in more than 1,5000 cities to change to socially and environmentally sustainable methods of transport.

Persuasive evidence about the storm and drought impacts of Climate Change, caused partly by rising greenhouse gases from transport, coupled with the obesity epidemic, make this day even more relevant in 2008.

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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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