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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 >>

Concerned at coroner’s finding

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 12:39 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa is concerned that yet again a coroner’s inquest has laid the blame squarely at the foot of the dead woman. The inquest into the pedestrian death of Vanessa Green in Wellington has found no blame on the driver. It is very ... More >>

Those Streets Were Made For Walk2Work Day - Wed 11 March

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 11:18 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

10 March Media Release Those Streets Were Made For Walk2Work Day - this Wednesday 11 March More >>

Walk2Work Day

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 1:50 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Get out on your feet next Wednesday 11 March Walk2Work Day to celebrate the universal method of getting around and one we do every day – walking. More >>

Walk2Work Day Wellington

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 12:24 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Get out on your feet next Wednesday 11 March Walk2Work Day to celebrate the universal method of getting around and one we do every day – walking, and its natural partner the bus or train. More >>

Living Streets Aotearoa: Cycle Safety Panel report

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 11:39 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa welcomes the final report of the Cycling Safety Panel, with a Government commitment to fund $100 million of improvements for cyclists and a focus on safe speeds. More >>

Living Streets needed, not roading corridors of death

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 2:16 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Pedestrian advocacy group, Living Streets Aotearoa, is calling for a more sensible approach to transport than that represented by the Government Policy Statement issued on Monday. More >>

Best Foot Forward At Golden Foot Walking Awards

Friday, 23 July 2010, 6:00 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

The search is on for New Zealand's best places to walk, most effective walking promotions, and most walk-friendly organisations.The Golden Foot Awards in Wellington on Sunday 1 August showcase walking innovations, and facilitate the sharing of new ideas More >>

Counting Canaries

Saturday, 24 April 2010, 10:50 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

Walking advocates welcome the move towards a new National Environmental Reporting Act by the National Government, supported by the Green Party. Walking should receive a boost under the new act says Liz Thomas, Director of Living Streets Aotearoa. More >>

WALK 2 WORK: Wednesday 10 March

Wednesday, 3 March 2010, 5:26 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Calling all Wellingtonians! Be healthy, save money on petrol & parking and be good to the environment! More >>

National Walking Awards presentation ceremony

Thursday, 16 July 2009, 3:36 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

On Friday 24th July 2009, Living Streets Aotearoa will host The Golden Foot Awards. These inaugural national walking awards celebrate and acknowledge organisations that are helping people use their feet more often. More >>

Walking is worth more than $1 a km

Monday, 4 August 2008, 2:20 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Walking makes good economic sense, Minister of Transport Annette King told 170 delegates at a walking conference in Auckland today. More >>

Save petrol money: walk

Friday, 25 July 2008, 3:22 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

Creating communities less reliant on oil will be high on the agenda at the New Zealand Walking conference, organised by Living Streets Aotearoa. More >>

Txting ties up the brain as well as the hands!

Wednesday, 11 June 2008, 11:55 am | Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa President, Celia Wade-Brown, says the Government's proposal to ban hand held phones is welcome but doesn't go far enough. More >>

Walking advocates want ban on cell phone use

Thursday, 20 March 2008, 5:20 pm | Living Streets Aotearoa

"Why does the Government resile from banning cellphone use while driving?" asks Living Streets Aotearoa President, Celia Wade-Brown, More >>