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Decorate thy bike parking with yarn – a ‘How-to’ guide from Yarn for Pride

Every year, in celebration of Pride Month (February) and the growing local cycle facilities, Rainbow Riders Tāmaki Makaurau create ‘Yarn for Pride’, decorating the cycle parking along Karangahape road with colourful and funky knitted or crocheted scarves. Not only does it bring a smile to passers-by, but it’s also easy for beginner knitters and crocheters to get involved.

Want to do something similar or get involved? Read on for some tips.

Making the case for protected cycleways in Manurewa

This is a guest blog piece by Richard Casey from Bike Manurewa. Richard lives and works in Manurewa, teaching at one of the local high schools. He is passionate about […]

Come work with us: Community Activation Manager

Are you passionate about the many benefits that riding bikes (and walking, scooting, using mobility devices and so on!) can bring for whānau (family) and their communities? Do you have […]

Sep 27, 2022
Community Bike Fund 2022

The 2022 round of Auckland Transport’s Community Bike Fund has been extended and is now open until 21 August 2022. We love the Community Bike Fund because it empowers individuals […]

Jul 22, 2021
Celebrating the success of Biketober 2020 – a photo story

Community Activation Manager Anja Vroegop reflects on a busy Biketober in a year of change: Biketober, that most wonderful time of the year! When the days are longer, the sun […]

Nov 09, 2020
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 […]

Burbwatching: Spring 2019

This 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 […]

Oct 11, 2019
They came, they shopped, we saw: Buy-Cycle Te Atatu

A 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! […]

Sep 03, 2019
An insider’s guide to cycling in Mt Roskill

With 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. […]

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