Carfree day 22 September 2009

Car free day is celebrated worldwide on 22nd September.  It’s an opportunity to demonstrate how pleasant life could be if there were fewer vehicles on the roads, and more people feeling safe to walk and cycle.  In Amsterdam a couple of years ago on Car Free Day entire streets were closed to traffic, and people dined on long tables down the middle of the street.  There are lots of good ideas on the

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Stepping Up

Stepping up is Living Streets Aotearoa’s programme of training.

We offer training courses for walking advocates and members of Living Streets' Walking Action Groups, as well as customised courses for organisations, community groups or businesses.

For walking advocates we offer training in making submissions, media and communication, strategic planning, delivering events and activities and motivating members.

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10000 Steps to an award

The 10,000 Steps Northland win of a Golden Foot Award got a good story in the Northland Advocate

A Northland fitness programme not only stepped up to the mark, it set the pace at the inaugural national Golden Foot New Zealand National Walking Awards.

The 10,000 Steps Northland programme has won the Living Streets Aotearoa award for the country's best recreational walking programme.

Well done Sport Northland on some well deserved coverage!

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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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