Cycliing

Why Island Bay and the “Newtown Connections” matter (opinion)

Why does stuff in the southern suburbs matter when it’s not my backyard, and when there are other cycleway type projects happening elsewhere in the region to pay attention to? Opinion by Talk Wellington, an organisation aiming to bring good quality information about urban environments and transport systems to people of the Wellington region.  If …

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Electronic counters monitoring increased cycling activity

New electronic counters installed in the roads on key Wellington traffic routes will provide more accurate and up-to-date monitoring of cycling patterns. The installation of the new counters and improved provision of online data, will help with the planning of paths, lanes and other changes to make it safer and easier for more people to …

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Bike lanes are coming to Newtown and Berhampore

The last census showed that one in 11 people in Berhampore travelled by bike. But there are no bike lanes in the area, making the streets a hostile place. That will change soon. by Patrick Morgan A possible bike lane solution for Riddiford Street. Cycling advocates are inviting people to have their say on proposals …

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Campaign for tamariki raises nearly $5000 with 6300 minutes of cycling

Wellington student Mana Williams-Eade, who spent most of last week pedalling on a stationary cycle, has raised $4745 for New Zealand children living in state care. Mana Williams-Eade, who has been Cycling for Tamariki all week, with Mayor Justin Lester Mana Williams-Eade spent time in state care, and now works for Oranga Tamariki when he’s …

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New cycle rack solution in use from today

Wellington’s first covered public bicycle rack is now in use. The new Grey Street bike rack is also the first Dutch two-tiered rack that the City Council has installed for public use. It is similar to one next to Victoria University’s School of Architecture and Design. The new rack, which will provide parking up to …

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Your high five events for Thursday 8 November

This daily feature lists a selection of Wellington events today that are free or cost less than $20.00 (usually). You may want to check previous entries for recurring events.  And there are many more options in the What’s On, Active/To Do, and Community sections of The Wellington App. To celebrate the stories, potential, and hope …

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