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Cyclists hail new approach by NZTA

Friday, 17 July 2015, 4:27 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

CAN is New Zealand's national network of cycling advocates. We work with government, local authorities, businesses and the community on behalf of cyclists, for a better cycling environment. More >>

Cyclists Applaud Massive Investment Programme

Friday, 26 June 2015, 7:37 am | Cycling Advocates Network

Kiwis keen on cycling have hailed the biggest single investment in cycling in New Zealand’s history, announced today in Rotorua. Advocates for cycling have praised the scheme as ‘forward-thinking, clever groundwork’. More >>

Cyclists Applaud Massive Investment Programme

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 7:58 am | Cycling Advocates Network

Kiwis keen on cycling anticipate a boost tomorrow when Transport Minister Simon Bridges will arrive in Rotorua to announce the biggest single investment in cycling in New Zealand’s history. More >>

OECD Report a Recipe for Cycling, say Advocates

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 3:16 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Advocates for better cycling facilities gave an unusual welcome to the recent OECD report, which called for action on two problems New Zealand faces- traffic congestion and obesity. More >>

Cyclists gather ‘crumbs from Transport Budget table’

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 6:49 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Cycling advocates today welcomed the funding set aside for cycling projects, while bemoaning its small proportion relative to overall transport funding. More >>

Leadership Failures Contribute to Horrific Road Toll

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 1:39 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Cycling advocates are today criticising the Government's response to the recent spate of traffic deaths. Umbrella group Cycling Advocates' Network (CAN) expressed regret that expert advice on speed limits is being brushed aside by a Government uninterested ... More >>

Cyclists urged to light up as daylight saving ends

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 4:52 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Cyclists need to make sure they are well lit as daylight saving ends, says the Cycling Advocates Network. "The end of daylight saving on Sunday means it's time for cyclists to check their lights and batteries," says CAN spokesperson Patrick Morgan. More >>

Action needed on cycling safety

Monday, 29 September 2014, 4:29 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

“Clearly we aren't doing enough to protect the 1.5 million New Zealanders who ride bikes,” said Mr Morgan. More >>

Cyclists want answers from political parties

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 10:48 am | Cycling Advocates Network

Cyclists are calling for better protection, following the Coroner's inquest into the death of Jane Farrelly, held in Hamilton this week. Mrs Farrelly was killed after being struck by a truck near Taupo on March 16 last year. More >>

NZ Transport Agency 2014 Cycle Friendly Awards

Monday, 28 April 2014, 4:54 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

The Cycle Friendly Awards celebrate NZ achievements creating a more cycle-friendly environment. We invite individuals, companies, organisations, governmental bodies to nominate (self-nominations welcome!) a project, facility or person that showcases ... More >>

Hamilton Cycle Death Memorial Ride

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 11:57 am | Cycling Advocates Network

This coming Tuesday, Hamilton cyclists will be taking part in a nationwide memorial rally to honour the deaths of cyclists killed on NZ roads, calling on action to be taken to protect cyclists, and calling on support from local and national government ... More >>

Dip those dazzling bike lights

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 10:57 am | Cycling Advocates Network

Cyclists need to make sure they are well lit as daylight saving ends, say the Cycling Advocates Network. But those using super-bright LED lights should avoid dazzling other road users. More >>

High level cycling inquiry needed

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 5:07 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

An inquiry into cycling, recommended by Coroner Gordon Matenga today, should go much wider than a safety panel led by the NZ Transport Agency, say cycling advocates. More >>

Dip those dazzling bike lights

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 2:51 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Cyclists need to make sure they are well lit as daylight saving ends, says the Cycling Advocates Network. But those using super-bright LED lights should avoid dazzling other road users. More >>

Cyclists urged to light up as daylight saving ends

Friday, 30 March 2012, 3:51 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Cyclists need to make sure they are well lit as daylight saving ends, say the Cycling Advocates Network and Bike NZ. “The end of daylight saving on Sunday means it's time for cyclists to check their lights and batteries,” says CAN spokesperson Patrick ... More >>

Get on your bike to beat high fuel prices, say cyclists

Friday, 16 March 2012, 12:08 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

The Cycling Advocates' Network (CAN) and BikeNZ say it is common sense for government and business to fight high fuel prices by investing in cycling. More >>

Cycle Friendly Awards Finalists Announced

Friday, 13 January 2012, 5:00 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Finalists for the CAN Cycle-Friendly Awards 2012 have been announced. The Awards acknowledge and celebrate the most notable achievements that promote cycling and create a cycle-friendly environment. More >>

Merry Cycling Christmas

Tuesday, 20 December 2011, 11:49 am | Cycling Advocates Network

Bicycles and summer go together, and kids of all ages will be heading out on new bikes this Christmas. More >>

The 2012 CAN Cycle Friendly Awards Nominations are open

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 11:58 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

A Cycle Friendly Award brings national recognition and coverage for your Organisation’s project or person doing great things that encourage more cycling. “An Award is a real morale booster generating civic pride to help justify more resources for cycling ... More >>

Advice for cyclists and drivers

Wednesday, 1 June 2011, 4:52 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Cycling Advocates Network (CAN) and BikeNZ have issued advice for drivers and cyclists following two crashes involving cyclists in Hamilton this afternoon, one of which was fatal. Although the details of the crashes have not yet been released, CAN spokesperson ... More >>

 

 

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