Nominations are now OPEN for our 8th Golden Foot Walking Awards.
Golden Foot Awards
Nominations closed 25 May 2018 and we had a great response.
This will be the premier walking event of 2018 and a great chance to learn more about what is happening for pedestrians in New Zealand.
The best way to get an invite for this cool event is to get your nomination in for a Golden Foot Walking Award.
The Living Streets Aotearoa Walking Awards
Horsham Downs to Hamilton Walking and Cycling Path
Horsham Downs Hall Committee
A highly motivated and determined community worked alongside two councils to create a safe, 4.5km walking and cycling link between Horsham Downs Village and Hamilton.
This walking and cycling route links Horsham Downs and Resolution Drive initially by a 1.4km footpath alongside the road and then by an off road walking and cycling route through a future roading reserve which HCC has granted a License to Occupy.
Warren Cole Walk and Cycleway
Whakatane District Council
The Warren Cole Walk and Cycleway is a new 2.1 km long, all weather
accessway along the Whakatane River stop bank. It runs from the
Whakatane River Bridge to the Whakatane Gardens and Amphitheatre. It is a
part of the Council’s overall Whakatane River Greenways Project which
stretches for 5km from the Whakatane River mouth to the SH2 Whakatane
Nelson City Council
Green Prescription Mt Challenge
Sport Bay of Plenty
The ‘GRX Mount Challenge’ is an 8 week series for participants to reach the summit of ‘Mauao’ Mt Maunganui. Participants meet twice weekly and the intensity of the sessions is increased over the period to progress from walking around the base to succeeding with the climb to the top.
Cruise the Waterfront campaign
Cycle Aware Wellington
Wellington cyclists are cleaning up their act with a courtesy campaign aimed at reducing conflict with walkers and curbing bad biking behaviour on the waterfront. The campaign includes a printed courtesy code, events, a video, news releases, bell giveaways and a grand prize of a cruise to Kapiti island.
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!
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.