Community Engagement

2Walk and Cycle Conference Feb 2012 Hastings

2012 conference

The 2012 conference will be the first combined walking and cycling conference held from 22-24 February 2011. The conference will be held in Hastings, one NZTA's model communities. The focus of this conference is on everyday walking and cycling for transport, recreation and tourism.  Very appropriately, the conference is called 2 Walk and Cycle.


Hastings Opera House
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Getacross Campaign Shifts Gear

GetAcross is a campaign that has been lobbying and advocating for cyclists and walkers to get across the Auckland Harbour Bridge. LSA have been involved in supporting Getacross since its beginning.  Its is a great project and will transform the way people use the bridge and connect our communities.  Most importantly it will give a transport choice in these uncertain times.

Greening the Rubble - Make-SHIFT website

On the Greening the Rubble project's website you will see how this project is making a difference in Christchurch despite the continuing earthquakes and aftershocks. Go to:

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Moving Planet

Moving Planet is a worldwide rally to demand solutions to the climate crisis—a single day to move away from fossil fuels. Come on bike, on skates, on a board, or just on foot. Come with your neighbors and your friends, your family and your co-workers. Come be part of something huge. It's time to get moving on the climate crisis. Check out whether there is an event close-by to you or organise an event yourself!

 A day to move beyong fossil fuels

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Walking to 2040 - community resilience and pedestrians

You are invited to join us for a discussion on the importance of pedestrians to community resilience. Starting with a report back from the workshop of transport innovator David Engwicht we will look at how pedestrians contribute to community resilience and what we can do to foster resilience.

This is the second in a series of meetings to highlight important aspects of walking for the future of living communities. The first looked at footpath design.

Join us for a discussion on the importance of pedestrians to community resilience. We'll look at transport innovator David Engwichts work and discuss how we can promote resilience.

Wellington City Council meeting room 2
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Ellen Blake
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Face to face
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Greening the Rubble - Christchurch

The Greening the Rubble project, will be run under the umbrella of Living Streets Aotearoa with grant support from Christchurch City Council. It forms part of a wider initiative to find temporary uses for empty sites across Christchurch, following the damage caused by the Canterbury earthquake on 4 September 2010; collectively known as Make-SHIFT

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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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