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“The Most Important Stop of the Day”

Wednesday, 6 June 2012, 9:03 am | Chris Cairns Foundation

A major rail safety campaign is being launched tomorrow aimed at reducing the number of near collisions between heavy vehicles and trains. More >>

National Rail Safety Week

Sunday, 21 August 2011, 6:54 pm | Chris Cairns Foundation

NATIONAL RAIL SAFETY WEEK UNVEILED A new nationwide awareness campaign is being launched tomorrow for National Rail Safety Week – and it is the trains in the big cities that will be carrying the message “Stay Clear. Stay Safe.” In Auckland ... More >>

NZ gets behind International Level Crossing Awareness Day

Thursday, 9 June 2011, 4:11 pm | Chris Cairns Foundation

KiwiRail and the Chris Cairns Foundation are proud to support ILCAD – the International Level Crossing Awareness Day, being observed today by over 40 countries around the world. More >>

Manawatu-Wanganui: Level Crossing Collisions

Monday, 21 June 2010, 4:45 pm | Chris Cairns Foundation

Manawatu-Wanganui has had the highest number of level crossing collisions this year, with just under a third of all collisions occurring in that region. More >>

Chris Cairns concerned at latest rail safety stats

Monday, 27 July 2009, 8:56 am | Chris Cairns Foundation

Former New Zealand test cricketer and rail safety campaigner Chris Cairns is concerned at the latest safety statistics at level crossings. Mr Cairns arrived in New Zealand today to be involved in Rail Safety Awareness Week from 27 July to 2 August. "So ... More >>

Chris Cairns On The Home Run Of 1001k Walk

Wednesday, 17 September 2008, 2:13 pm | Chris Cairns Foundation

From today Chris Cairns will have just 5 days and 115 kilometres to go before he reaches his final destination of Rolleston, the site of the 1993 rail tragedy that claimed three young women’s lives including that of his sister Louise. More >>

Cairns completes North Island stage of 1001k walk

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 9:20 am | Chris Cairns Foundation

When Chris Cairns walks up the steps of Parliament at 4 this afternoon he will have walked 635 kilometres in 22 days not to mention the six pairs of shoes he has worn out or the multiple boxes of banana's he has got through. More >>

Monday a day of remembrance for Chris Cairns walk

Friday, 22 August 2008, 9:23 am | Chris Cairns Foundation

Monday August 25 is a special day of remembrance for Chris Cairns as he continues on his 1001k walks from Pukekohe to Rolleston to raise funds to increase rail safety awareness. More >>

The Long Walk Is About To Begin For Chris Cairns

Wednesday, 13 August 2008, 11:28 am | Chris Cairns Foundation

Over 1000 kilometres lies ahead for Chris Cairns when he starts his walk for rail safety this Monday (August 18) starting at Pukekohe and finishing at Rolleston near Christchurch, at the site where his sister along with 2 other women were killed when ... More >>

Chris Cairns Putting In Hard Yards For Long Walk

Monday, 16 June 2008, 12:07 am | Chris Cairns Foundation

On Monday August 18th, Chris Cairns will start the longest walk of his life when he walks from Pukekohe to Rolleston near Christchurch, all by foot. The main purpose of the walk is to raise funds and awareness for rail safety. More >>

Big Names Come Onboard For Chris Cairns

Thursday, 7 February 2008, 3:04 pm | Chris Cairns Foundation

Chris Cairns is delighted at the big names that have come on board to back his Chris Cairns Foundation dinner to be held in the Sky City Convention Centre on Saturday, March 15th 2008. More >>

Chris Cairns Foundation Launches Campaign

Thursday, 19 July 2007, 12:28 am | Chris Cairns Foundation

Today will see the launch of a major billboard campaign by the Chris Cairns Foundation in the central North Island as part of National Rail Safety Week. This was launched last night in Parliament by Transport Safety Minister Harry Duynhoven. More >>

Cairns Calls For Greater Care At Crossings

Wednesday, 13 June 2007, 10:15 am | Chris Cairns Foundation

Earlier this year former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns established the Chris Cairns Foundation to promote rail safety. This follows the tragic loss of his own sister after a truck drove through a crossing and hit the train she was a passenger ... More >>

Chris Cairns Foundation Appointment

Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 2:43 pm | Chris Cairns Foundation

The Chris Cairns Foundation was launched earlier this year at a star-studded dinner in Auckland with attendees including Earl Spencer, and Richie Benaud and Prime Minister Rt Hon. Helen Clark. More >>