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Living Streets Wants Lower Speeds To Protect Pedestrians

Monday, 17 May 2021, 8:44 am | Living Streets

Living Streets Aotearoa is pleased to be joining with other organisations during Road Safety Week calling for lower speeds on many of our roads to make it safer for pedestrians as well as everyone else. Speed is a major factor causing harm to pedestrians, ... More >>

Living Streets and Footpaths4Feet applauds Generation Zero

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 10:35 am | Living Streets

Living Streets Aotearoa and the Footpaths4feet Coalition i is delighted to see the position of Generation Zero on the Accessible Streets package proposed by the Government. More >>

Call To Action On The Accessible Streets Package

Monday, 13 April 2020, 3:32 pm | Living Streets

E-scooters, E-bikes and other motorised devices as well as bikes ridden by people of any age will be allowed to be used on footpaths if you don’t say ‘No’. The government wants feedback on its Accessible Streets package. It includes some good ... More >>

What Wellington walkers can expect from new councillors

Monday, 30 September 2019, 12:46 pm | Living Streets

Living Streets Aotearoa has surveyed Wellington City Council candidates for their ideas on key improvement for pedestrians in the lead up to local body elections. More >>

Support for safer footpaths and communities

Monday, 1 July 2019, 9:12 am | Living Streets

Living Streets Aotearoa is delighted to see the commitment of the Associate Minister, Julie Anne Genter, and Ministry of Transport to ensuring that pedestrians and other road users are safe and feel safe. More >>

Second New Zealand Walking Summit

Monday, 17 June 2019, 8:36 pm | Living Streets

Thought-leaders to share plans to improve the walking experience at second New Zealand Walking Summit More >>

Auckland safer speeds proposals

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 9:56 am | Living Streets

Living Streets Aotearoa strongly supports Auckland Transport’s move to make the city a better place to live by introducing safer speeds. More >>

E-scooters a menace on footpaths "Living Streets Wellington"

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 9:10 am | Living Streets

Footpaths are under threat from vehicle-aggedon. The most recent NZTA decision to declare e-scooters to not be motor-vehicles will allow these small wheelers, that can travel up to 27km hour, to be ridden on our footpaths. They join a growing number ... More >>

Golden Foot awards 2018 celebrate the best of walking

Friday, 29 June 2018, 7:57 pm | Living Streets

Samoan family walking clubs, a radical solution to a dangerous intersection and a hunt for the Gruffalo are among the winners of this year’s Golden Foot Awards. More >>

Walkers welcome significant investment in safe transport

Friday, 29 June 2018, 12:04 pm | Living Streets

Walking advocates say the new transport budget is good news for safer roads and footpaths. More >>

Government walks the talk in its new GPS

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 10:01 am | Living Streets

Walking advocacy group Living Streets Aotearoa welcomes the Government’s new transport and funding priorities set out in the Government Policy Statement on Transport. More >>

NZ's day to celebrate walking is Wednesday 14 March

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 4:19 pm | Living Streets

Pedestrian advocacy group Living Streets Aotearoa aims to celebrate the important place of walking in New Zealand tomorrow. More >>

Walk to Work Day Wednesday March 14, 2018

Friday, 9 March 2018, 1:34 pm | Living Streets

Living Streets Aotearoa members are working hard organising the yearly Walk2Work event on March 14. More >>

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 >>