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Green light for Christchurch city cycleways

February 20, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Green light for city cycleways – Christchurch City Council
Construction will start later this year on two multi-million-dollar cycleway projects in Christchurch.
Christchurch City Council have approved the following projects:

Papanui Parallel: A 5.5km long cycleway starting at Bealey …

Christchurch Council seeks comments on university cycleway plans

February 17, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Christchurch City Council is inviting comments on plans for new cycleways that include traffic lights, shared paths and slow streets where people travelling in cars and on bikes share the road.
Designs showing how the Council …

Help get more people on bikes at the CAN national summit this March

January 30, 2016 – 4:00 am |

CAN – Cycling Action Network
Are you passionate about getting more people on bikes, more often? Want to ensure that $333 million of cycling funding is getting spent right?
2016 will be a big year for making …

Work for govt in support of cycling in Aoteroa

October 8, 2014 – 11:36 am |
Work for govt in support of cycling in Aoteroa

Passionate about cycling and want to make a difference in this fine country?
The New Zealand Cycling Advocates Network (CAN) says the NZ Transport Agency are pulling together a team of “cycling-focused employees.”
CAN secretary Adrian Croucher said they’re putting …

Cycling For Those In Need

February 20, 2014 – 6:51 pm |

Media Release: The Shortbread Trust
Jimmy Griffith is a man on a mission.
On Saturday 1 March he sets off on a 2800 kilometre charity cycle ride around the South Island to raise awareness, and donations, for …

University Canterbury expert urges Kiwi Govt to invest in Cycling

January 17, 2014 – 3:47 pm |

Greater investment in cycling has economic benefits, says UC expert
January 17, 2014
A University of Canterbury (UC) urban transport expert believes the Government and local authorities should invest more money into cycling because of the economic …

A big ride for love

September 13, 2013 – 7:37 am |

John Smithies is riding a bike built in the 1940’s, that he found in Christchurch, from the top to the bottom of the country to support Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. John wants to honour his late wife …

Wellington cycling numbers double

April 19, 2012 – 10:40 am | One Comment

Originally published on Cycling Auckland.
By Lucy H
*Wellington’s cycling Mayor, Celia Wade-Brown and Regional Councillor, Paul Bruce. Credit Capital Times.
“Capital Cyclist Numbers Double.” That’s  the title of a fairly positive piece about cycling in the Dominion …

Bike the Trail returns this Sunday in Hutt Valley

April 16, 2012 – 3:53 pm |

Bike the Trail returns this Sunday
After having to postpone the original event during March’s “weather bomb”, Hutt Valley’s largest cycling event, Bike the Trail, will be making a return this Sunday.
The event, which takes place …

Check out: Bikes for Africa

April 6, 2012 – 2:30 pm | One Comment

Bikes for Africa is an entertaining, insightful and deeply honest documentary following the life adventures of New Zealanders Hap Cameron and Mandy Todd, and their attempt to help implement a self sustainable bike workshop in …

Best cycling projects and champions announced – CAN

March 6, 2012 – 3:47 pm |
Best cycling projects and champions announced – CAN

Best cycling projects and champions announced – CAN

New Zealand’s best cycling projects, campaigns and champions were announced at the 2 Walk and Cycle Conference in Hastings today.
The finalists were applauded for their contributions to making …

Auckland’s Cycling Community out to Shine

February 29, 2012 – 10:20 am |

Press release: Frocks on bike


Auckland’s Cycling Community out to Shine

AUCKLAND: Long limbed frames, greasy chains and designer names will come together with character and charm in Cycle Style, a free afternoon event at …

NZ Walking and Cycling Conference to be held in Hastings

December 21, 2011 – 9:35 am |

2 Walk and Cycle Conference- register now!
The first ever joint NZ Walking and Cycling conference will be held from 22-24 February 2012 in Hastings. Over 70 speakers will be presenting – registration forms and a …

New research shows cyclists have lower exposure to air pollutants

December 20, 2011 – 9:09 pm |

NZTA have released a new report from a project designed to “assess the comparative risk associated with exposure to traffic pollution when travelling via different transport modes in New Zealand cities”.
The good news for cyclists …

Nelson Frockers: Come on a Spring Cycle for the Brightwater Kindergarten.

September 30, 2011 – 10:27 am |
Nelson Frockers: Come on a Spring Cycle for the Brightwater Kindergarten.

Come on a spring cycle for the Brightwater Kindergarten.
In a repeat of the popular event held last year as part of the Konica Minolta Nelson Cyclefest, Brightwater will again be alive with cyclists on Saturday …

Green Profile Series: CAN

July 2, 2011 – 4:00 pm |

1.  What’s the purpose of CAN?
Our mission here at the Cycling Advocates Network (CAN) is more people on bikes, …

Cycle Network Consultation to Begin in Dunedin

June 24, 2011 – 6:50 pm |
Cycle Network Consultation to Begin in Dunedin

This item was published on 24 Jun 2011.
In 2010, the Dunedin City Council began to update its 2004 Dunedin Cycling Strategy.
Following discussion with stakeholders about a long-term vision for a network of strategic cycling …

Join Hikurangi’s Action for a National Cycleway Network

May 25, 2011 – 7:42 am |

All pedals are go!
Hikurangi – Creating Cycleway Action
Join Hikurangi’s Action for a National Cycleway Network
Announcing our plans for new action on cycleways.
Since 2008 Hikurangi has been committed to working alongside many organisations and individuals for …

Xmas Lights Tour in Cycle Style – Nelson

December 10, 2010 – 7:00 pm | One Comment

“Get out your best Christmas Frock, light up your bike and join us next Tuesday 14th December for our Xmas Lights Tour in Cycle Style” says Frock Mistress, Annie Frocker.
Frocks On Bikes has organised a …

Frocktober – Nelson

October 12, 2010 – 9:43 am |