Recreation

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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Tuesday Lunchtime Civic Walks

Tuesday lunchtime walks 2020 start at Plimmer statue (the man with his dog) at the base of Plimmer Steps on Lambton Quay every Tuesday at 12.30pm from February to the end of November.​

The walks are graded to indicate whether the walk is along the flat or whether climbing steps is involved. Details of the walks are here.

The walks are designed to last less than 1 hour so that those who work in the city can get back to work on time.

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Wellington Lunchtime Walks brochures

On 3rd June , Hon. Tariana Turia, Associate Minister for Health joined Living Streets Wellington members for a lunchtime walk, and helped to launch the new pocket maps range. There are three maps, showing short walks around the city and they are freely available for anyone wanting to explore Wellington.
To get hold of a copy of the maps, or to order some for your workplace, contact wellington at livingstreets.org.nz.

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On 3rd June , Hon. Tariana Turia, Associate Minister for Health joined Living Streets Wellington members for a lunchtime walk, and helped to launch the new pocket maps range. There are three maps, showing short walks around the city and they are freely available for anyone wanting to explore Wellington.
To get hold of a copy of the maps, or to order some for your workplace, contact wellington at livingstreets.org.nz'.

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Wellington Walking Groups

 

Churton Park Community Walkers

Contact:       Paul Alpe    Ph.            0274-418-453
                    Email        Churtonparkcw@gmail.com

Meet:         Wednesday 9:00am   Churton Park New World Car Park
                 Thursday    7:00pm   Churton Park Community Centre

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Design steps up in the fight against obesity

The case for investing in decent design for streets and open spaces is getting stronger by the day. This week saw the publication of both new government strategy and independent public health guidance into how active lifestyles can be designed into streets, towns, and cities. (CABE 25/1/08)

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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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