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ASA says its funny, well Living Streets are not laughing

Monday, 8 January 2018, 6:28 pm | Living Streets

The Police recruitment video (Do you care enough to be a cop) has vehicles parked on the footpath in two places. More >>

November 2017 eBulletin of Living Streets

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 7:48 pm | Living Streets

Living Streets Aotearoa congratulates our new government which promises to be responsive to the needs of walking and pedestrians. We are yet to see the details of how this will manifest and address our four point plan: - funding for walking through a National ... More >>

Living Streets issues four point plan to get NZ walking

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 11:46 am | Living Streets

Living Streets issues four point plan to get New Zealand walking again Pedestrian advocacy group Living Streets Aotearoa has released a four point plan to get more New Zealanders walking. The plan has been produced on the back of New Zealand’s ... More >>

Summit aims to get Kiwis walking again

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 2:24 pm | Living Streets

Pedestrian advocacy group Living Streets Aotorea is aiming to push walking up the national agenda with the inaugural NZ Walking Summit 2017. The event, which will take place this week in Wellington, aims to inspire Kiwis to get walking and help ... More >>

Golden Foot Walking Awards

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 10:30 am | Living Streets

Minister of Transport Simon Bridges stepped up to present the awards to three outstanding walking projects for the Golden Foot Walking Awards, announced at the 2Walk and Cycle conference in Auckland. The winners from Hamilton, Tauranga and Wellington demonstrate ... More >>

Wellington Strikes it Lucky

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 10:16 am | Living Streets

Wellington the walking capital strikes it lucky with three finalists in the Golden Foot Walking Awards. This great effort comes from the Park(ing) Day event by the Wellington Sculpture Trust, the new section of Te Araroa at Paekakariki Escarpment, ... More >>

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 9:12 am | Living Streets

Today we remember the thirty New Zealanders killed while out walking in the last 12 months, to mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. The theme this year ‘Its time to remember – say no to road crime’. More >>

Wellington man recognised

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 9:54 am | Living Streets

Wellington man Mike Mellor was recognised tonight as an outstanding champion of the walking public – and that’s all of us. He has for many years promoted, cajoled and even taken court action to ensure that Wellingtonians can walk safely and enjoyably ... More >>

New Zealanders Take to the Streets

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 10:21 am | Living Streets

Thousands of New Zealanders took to the streets on Wednesday and realise the huge health benefits of walking and catching public transport to work or school. Walk2Work Day 11 March recognises these significant benefits by celebrating the walk and public ... More >>

Pedestrian road traffic fatalities remembered

Sunday, 23 November 2014, 2:22 pm | Living Streets

On World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, Sunday 16 November 2014. http://worlddayofremembrance.org , Living Streets Aotearoa remembered the 41 pedestrians who lost their lives in traffic crashes in New Zealand in the 12 months to the end of October 2014. We are also saddened ... More >>

Safer roads are better for everyone

Friday, 31 October 2014, 1:01 pm | Living Streets

Recent pedestrian versus vehicle incidents highlight the real issues being addressed by delegates as the 2Walk and Cycle conference concludes. More >>

Walking and the Election

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:24 am | Living Streets

The Green Party has topped the polls while National has failed to register according to NZ's pedestrian advocacy organisation Living Streets Aotearoa (LSA). More >>

Flyover Decision the Only Sensible Choice

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 3:51 pm | Living Streets

The Board of Inquiry decision on the Basin Bridge flyover has made the only sensible choice for a project with no pedestrian benefits despite its position adjacent to three of the largest secondary schools in Wellington and one of the most walkable ... More >>

Walk2Work Day

Monday, 10 March 2014, 11:13 am | Living Streets

Wellington region mayors put their best forward on Walk2Work Wednesday this week as they promote the health benefits of walking. Regular physical activity like walking to work every day is a key to preventing many diseases and being healthy. More >>

The streets really are paved with gold says expert

Wednesday, 28 July 2010, 1:50 pm | Living Streets

Streets designed to favour pedestrians add at least 5 percent to the value of houses on them, says a visiting British expert on walking. More >>

Living Streets supports model communities

Friday, 25 June 2010, 9:59 am | Living Streets

Living Streets Aotearoa supports the New Zealand Transport Agency’s announcement of Napier Hastings and New Plymouth as the two target Model Communities. The injection of $7.5 million into funding walking and cycling facilities in these communities ... More >>

Safer Journeys need Safer Speeds

Wednesday, 3 March 2010, 4:32 pm | Living Streets

“We applaud the move to change the give way rules for turning traffic”, says Peter Kortegast, President of Living Streets Aotearoa. “Drivers concentrating on oncoming traffic, and whether they have right of way to turn, often fail to see pedestrians ... More >>

Tuesday September 22 is World Carfree Day!

Tuesday, 22 September 2009, 4:49 pm | Living Streets

World Carfree Day is an annual celebration of how community life improves when freed from the noise, stress and pollution of cars. Every September 22, people from around the world get together in the streets and neighbourhoods to celebrate World Carfree ... More >>

Freedom on Foot

Tuesday, 22 September 2009, 9:42 am | Living Streets

People around the world will be enjoying freedom on foot on international carfree day, September 22nd. More >>

Living Streets Welcomes Transport Programme

Thursday, 27 August 2009, 1:58 pm | Living Streets

Living Streets Aotearoa supports the government’s National Land Transport Programme announcement today, which increases the three year budget for walking and cycle projects from $39 Million to $51 Million. More >>

 

 

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