Wellington region

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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Living Streets Wellington meeting minutes
25th August 2008t Wellington City Council committee room


Kim Keene, Ian Shearer, Ralph Chapman,


Mike Mellor, Celia Wade-Brown, John Sherborne, Robin White (NPA), John White,
Robyn Pearce, Richard Herbert, Gerry Barnard, Rosamund Averton, Genevieve
Drake (WCC), Liz Thomas, Andy Foster (WCC), Paul Barker (WCC), Robert Davies,
Dorothy Douglass, Seth Hickling, Jenny-Kaye Potaka, Lily Linton.

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Great Harbour Way needs political commitment NOW

Celia Wade-Brown says "Let's look at the Great Harbour Way and plan for its implementation sooner than later."

A wide scenic route from Wellington to Hutt would be terrific for recreation and commuting.

It's shameful that tourists coming off the ferry from South Island can't cycle or walk along our magnificent harbour in either direction.

Wellington has a lovely waterfront and Petone's foreshore is attractive but there is an ABYSS between.

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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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