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Living Streets Welcomes The Focus On Safety And Accessibility On Our Footpaths

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 6:38 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets welcomes the focus on safety and accessibility on our footpaths in the report back from the Transport and Infrastructure Select Committee. The Committee report on the Footpaths 4 Feet petition to have e-scooters and other devices kept ... More >>

Walking Advocacy Group Welcomes Climate Change Commission’s Increased Walking Target, But Says We Can Do Even More

Sunday, 31 January 2021, 7:03 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa, New Zealand’s national walking and pedestrian advocacy organisation, has welcomed the Climate Change Commission’s recommendation of a 25% increase in the share of household journey distance covered by walking by 2030 ... More >>

High Street And Lockdown Bears Win NZ Walking Awards

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 4:17 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa is pleased to announce the winners of the Living Streets NZ Walking Awards. The WSP Golden Foot awards was presented on June 9 7:30 at a formal video conference. The biannual awards this year had 16 finalists and during the ceremony ... More >>

Living Streets Aotearoa Walking Awards

Monday, 1 June 2020, 5:02 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa is pleased to announce the finalists of the Living Streets Walking Awards. The WSP Golden Foot awards will be presented on June 9 7:30 at a formal video conference. The bi-annual awards this year have 16 finalists and during ... More >>

Super Short Submission Guide On The Accessible Streets Regulatory Package

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 12:10 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

The Government’s Accessible Streets package proposes to allow a wide range of transport devices to be used on footpaths. To see the full proposals, click on If you don’t want bicycles and e-bicycles, e-scooters and similar motorised transport ... More >>

Plans For The Future - Will It Be A Brave New World?

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 7:21 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

I have enjoyed our environment in a once in a lifetime way, it is quiet – so quiet, I can hear people and birds talking, my daily treat is getting outside for a walk locally, people are nodding and smiling, some stop for a 2 metre chat; to use the ... More >>

Wider Footpaths A Big Step Forward

Sunday, 12 April 2020, 3:07 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa welcomes Associate Transport Minister Genter’s announcement today of funding for widening footpaths .  “Walking is healthy and popular both in lockdown and normal times,” says Celia Wade-Brown, Living Streets Aotearoa ... More >>

Rules For Footpaths And Micro-vehicles

Sunday, 8 March 2020, 12:48 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Ahead of tomorrow's (Monday 9/3/2020) release of the Accessible Streets package, Living Streets Aoteoroa and the Footpaths for Feet Coalition(1) is calling on the government to adopt the ... More >>

Safer Speeds to Walk to School

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 8:44 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa strongly endorses the Government’s commitment to improve safety for students walking to school through today’s announcement about lowering speeds around schools. More >>

Coroner wrong in Walk to School decision

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 3:10 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa is shocked that the Coroner has said “ the girl killed by rubbish truck should not have been walking to school without an adult” More >>

Let’s Get Welly Walking

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 1:34 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa strongly supports Let’s Get Welly Moving (LGWM)’s commitment tothe capital’s walkability. More >>

A new way forward on Oriental Bay today

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 9:46 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

Jaunty steps along the dedicated footpath on Oriental Parade signal a new way forward for walking in Wellington. Along with the new cycleway opening this morning, a lot of hard work by residents and many groups has paid off. More >>

Living Streets Aotearoa: Lower speeds in Auckland

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 10:26 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

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

New challenge for SkyPath champion

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 9:15 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

For 14 years, Bevan Woodward championed SkyPath. From pipe dream to a high-tech, consented design that will be Government funded and delivered by the NZ Transport Agency. More >>

Skypath gives Auckland's feet a lift

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 1:54 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa President Andy Smith says "Skypath will be a wonderful connection for Auckland's walkers, runners and wheelchair users as well as cyclists. Skypath gives Auckland's feet a lift!" More >>

Living Streets congratulates new Ministers

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 4:30 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Pedestrian advocacy group Living Streets Aotearoa congratulates our new government’s Ministers and looks forward to some strides forward in the transport, health, climate change and urban development areas in particular. More >>

September 2017 eBulletin of Living Streets Aotearoa

Monday, 4 September 2017, 9:19 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

The first New Zealand Walking Summit, held in Wellington this July, was well attended by those involved in transport, health, urban design and local government, and walking advocates too, exploring the theme of 'how to make New Zealand a world leading walking ... More >>

Joe Clendon Petition - From a Pedestrians point of view

Monday, 31 October 2016, 12:05 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

This week, Parliament’s Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee will hear submissions on a petition asking for children up to 14, and many adults, to be allowed to cycle on footpaths. More >>

Level crossing and pedestrian safety

Monday, 31 October 2016, 11:57 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

Welcome addition to the list of high-priority issues by New Zealand's transport safety watchdog the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC ). More >>

Celebrating Walk2Work Day Today

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 9:30 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

Thousands of New Zealanders prepare to take to the streets tomorrow and get the huge health benefits of walking to work or school. Walk2Work Day 9 March recognises these significant physical and mental benefits by celebrating the walk journey. More >>