It's worthwhile taking action when you notice a problem area for pedestrians. Sometimes you can make a difference! Recently a walking advocate identified a problem at the entrance to a Khandallah supermarket car park. There was no indication to motorists that they were crossing a footpath and there weret even in/out arrows for cars painted on the footpath! He wrote to the supermarket but never got a reply. However, the other day he was walking past the supermarket and noticed that they had done everything he had suggested including burning the arrows off the footpath, marki
Registrations are now open for people wanting to take part in the Summer Steps challenge. This is a trial competition for people in Wellington and Christchurch. So if you are working in one of these areas, go to the summer steps page and register your team.
Living Streets Aotearoa Lunchtime Walks 2020
Walk 1: Walk to Talavera Terrace
Category: MODERATE. Several climbs.
Time: 40 mins
Guide: Kate Riddick
Leave Plimmer statue at 12.30 pm.
Walk up Plimmer Steps and continue up Boulcott Street. Once you cross the motorway bridge (on the left side) take the track that leads up to Kelburn Park. At the top of the track, turn right and walk down to Everton Tce.
The Wellington Peace Heritage Walk takes a route through the Central Business District, the waterfront and the Botanic Garden, taking in trees, monuments and sculptures commemorating peace and peace makers.
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.