01 Jul 2019 | News

Support for safer footpaths and communities

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.Pedestrians of all ages and abilities have been ...

24 Apr 2019 | News

The E-scooters on footpaths debacle

Andy Smith, President of Living Streets Aotearoa talks to Phil Pennington, Radio NZ, about keeping our footpaths safe for pedestrians. We need better data on pedestrians, on our footpaths and how to improve them for pedestrians. Meanwhile the governmen...

22 Apr 2019 | News

Tee shirts for Walk2Work Day 2019 stride out stars

National Walk 2 Work Day took place on the 13th of March, and it was a gloriously bright day, perfect for walking. It is not possible to thank you enough for supporting it in social media and in real life. We have seen all your photos with the event's ...

03 Oct 2018 | News

Palmerston North and thinking about walking

Yes we do need to start the journey to a more walkable future, for our health, the planet, the economy and just because walking is fun and social. There are some really fantastic projects internationally that we could take bits from and adapt to what w...

30 Jun 2018 | News

Success at the Golden Foot Walking Awards

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. The bi-annual awards ceremony is held by Living Streets Aotearoa to celebrate projects that...

03 Apr 2018 | News

Government walks the talk in its new GPS

3 April 2018Government walks the talk in its new GPS Walking advocacy group Living Streets Aotearoa welcomes the Government’s new transport and funding priorities set out in the Government Policy Statement on Transport.This Government has heard Living ...

06 Mar 2018 | News

Wellington Tuesday lunchtime walks

Check out the new programme for 2018 lunchtime walks. Tuesday lunchtime walks start at Plimmer statue (man and dog) at the base of Plimmer Steps on Lambton Quay every Tuesday at 12.30pm.The walks are graded to indicate whether the walk is along the fla...

17 Jan 2018 | News

Dunedin Pedestrian Action Network

HAS DCC TRANSPORT DECLARED AN OPEN SEASON ON PEDESTRIANS?Is this a fair question? Come along and share your views at Dunedin’s Pedestrian Action Network (PAN) public meeting on Wednesday 24 January, 1.30 to 3.00pm,Dunningham Suite, Dunedin Public Libra...

10 Jan 2018 | News

Walk2Work Day 2018

Walk2Work Day is New Zealand’s national day to celebrate walking. Living Streets Aotearoa started this annual day in 2009 to promote walking, its health benefits, and its priority position in the sustainable transport hierarchy. We invite you to treat ...

02 Jan 2018 | News

Women and walking in New Zealand

Women and walking in New ZealandNew Zealand women love to walk. At least that is what the data shows. Walking is good for physical and mental health, for getting out as part of the community, and for our planet. However, in the last few months media st...

01 Sep 2017 | News

Golden Foot Walking Awards 2018

Watch this space for more information about the 2018 Golden Foot Walking Awards. Time to think about what great walking projects youy might nominate for an award, taking place in mid-2018 .