Stay Local, Stay Awesome: Bike East AKL Gets Creative!

Stay Local, Stay Awesome: Bike East AKL Gets Creative!Over the weeks of lockdown, the rule to “stay home, stay local” has led to more bikes on our streets, and some very creative constraints. We’ve been watching our Bike Burbs all over the city rediscovering their neighbourhoods, sharing advice and encouragement, and coming up with clever ways to get fresh air. None more so …
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Burbwatching: Spring 2019

Burbwatching: Spring 2019This year we introduced Project Watch, so you can stay up to date with the progress on cycling projects around the city. And now we’re proud to bring you Burbwatching – a monthly round up of Bike Burb action from all over Auckland. what better time to showcase what our local powerhouses are up to …
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They came, they shopped, we saw: Buy-Cycle Te Atatu

They came, they shopped, we saw: Buy-Cycle Te AtatuA report from Carol Green on Bike Te Atatu’s highly effective Buy-Cycle campaign to highlight people on bikes as regular shoppers. Expect to see a lot more of this sort of thing! In March this year, Bike Te Atatu ran a photo competition, encouraging people to take photos of their local shopping trips by bike and upload …
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An insider’s guide to cycling in Mt Roskill

An insider's guide to cycling in Mt RoskillWith its ribbons of greenspace, local bikeways, handy alleyways, and connections to the wider cycle network, Mt Roskill is in the running to be one of Auckland’s most ‘mini-Holland’ neighbourhoods. This guest post by Jon Turner, longtime Mt Roskill resident (and candidate for the Puketapapa Local Board on the Roskill Community Voice ticket), explores some …
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Bike to Football scores a goal at Seddon Fields

Bike to Football scores a goal at Seddon FieldsAnyone who travels along Meola Road knows to beware Saturdays in soccer season. That’s because every weekend, the busy and popular Seddon Fields fill up with kids and parents who’ve come from far and wide – as well as from quite nearby. And, because almost everyone arrives by car, the road fills up with parked cars, …
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Henderson-Massey Links – have your say!

Henderson-Massey Links – have your say!The Henderson-Massey Local Board is seeking feedback for their Draft Connections Plan by Wednesday 17 April 2019. The plan aims to ‘connect neighbourhoods to key destinations including public transport hubs, schools, local shops, libraries and parks in a bid to help more people ditch the car and embrace walking and cycling where possible.’ Check out the …
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Buy-Cycle Te Atatu: a ‘photo/shop’ contest!

Buy-Cycle Te Atatu: a 'photo/shop' contest!More people on bikes means more people stopping in – and spending up! – at local shops, cafes, restaurants, and bars. We know it, the stats show it, but how to get that message across to our friends and neighbours? The punny legends of Bike Te Atatu have come up with a very clever way …
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