Report to Living Streets Aotearoa on Walk 21 conference Barcelona, 7-10 October 2008
Walk 21 conference attracted 500 attendees from 34 countries predominantly from Europe and North America. Those attending included government officials and elected members, ngo representatives, academics, professionals and walking advocates including 5 delegates from New Zealand.
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.