Calling all superheroes – come to our AGM!

Calling all superheroes - come to our AGM!Picture people pouring in the doors next Wednesday evening, eager to get a drink, a nibble and ready to talk about what’s happening to make things better for bikes. They look like regular Aucklanders – but we like to think they’re wearing super-hero capes that only we can see. Because these unassuming people – you – have hidden …
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‘A deluge of money and outbursts of belief’ – the Chair’s report to the AGM, August 2015

'A deluge of money and outbursts of belief' - the Chair's report to the AGM, August 20152015 stands out for being the year of: a deluge of money; a sweet and irresistible force; outbursts of belief; and a major leap forward. Here’s a snapshot of the highlights, and a record of those who deserve our thanks. A Deluge of Money A national flood of $$. Our 2014 AGM followed close on …
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Come to our Bike Breakfast: Thursday 6 August

Come to our Bike Breakfast: Thursday 6 AugustThe first Thursday is almost upon us again — time to mark the calendar and set the alarm clock, so you can make it along to the most invigorating breakfast of the month. Everyone is warmly welcome to pop along – it’s a great way to meet like-minded people, and get the goss on what’s happening …
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Bike Breakfasts in the Burbs

Bike Breakfasts in the BurbsThe monthly Bike Breakfasts in the city (organised by Cycle Action’s Kirsten Shouler) are an immensely valuable part of our network. Relaxed but regular, they’re an opportunity to get together and shoot the breeze, for those with an interest in how bikes fit into the city. We know not everyone can make it into town first thing in …
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From shore to shining shore – Jonathan Kennett’s vision

From shore to shining shore - Jonathan Kennett's visionWhat a delight it was to have Jonathan Kennett in town last week – one of the legendary Kennett Brothers, who have done so much for cycling in New Zealand. We say “legendary”, because Jonathan and his brothers are a  powerhouse – they didn’t just help create many of the bike trails we all now take for granted, …
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Auckland, via Kensington & Chelsea – Kathryn King

Auckland, via Kensington & Chelsea - Kathryn KingThe room was buzzing as we settled in last Thursday to hear from AT’s new manager of Walking and Cycling, Kathryn King. She’s a local gal, given a good polish by her decade and a half of experience in biking capitals of the world Tokyo, Amsterdam, and latterly London – where she helped spearhead a cycling renaissance in …
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Who wants to ride in Auckland & Taming The Strand

This month’s Cycle Action public meeting will bring you 2 hot topics for discussion THIS THURSDAY: The results of the Auckland Transport’s 2014 cycling survey of 1,250 Aucklanders. This is such second large-scale professional survey undertaken by AT, so makes for interesting reading. Melanie Alexander has been responsible for overseeing the survey in AT and …
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Velo-City 2014 Adelaide – June CAA Meeting

We are delighted to host several terrific presentations at this month’s Cycle Action meeting. Richard Barter (former Chair, Puketapapa Local Board) and Sam Corbett (Auckland Transport) are fired up with what they saw and learnt while attending the annual international Velo City cycling conference, held last month in Adelaide. Great to hear from them while …
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Future Streets presentation from Hamish Mackie – this Wednesday 6pm

We are very pleased to have Hamish Mackie presenting at Cycle Action’s meeting this Wednesday evening to report on progress on Mangere’s Future Streets research project. A wide range of bodies and experts are involved in the project. Hamish is well respected for the wide range of his research experience on walking and cycling, for his …
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Would you like to get more involved?

At the CAA Hui on 15 February, it was identified that there is a perceived lack of engagement with members and friends of CAA  and also a disproportionate amount of work falling on to the shoulders of a few people. It was agreed that this was holding CAA back and preventing it representing cyclists in …
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An Invitation To Our Readers

We invite you, our readers, to join us for good company, Christmas drinks and nibbles When – 6-8pm Thursday, 29 November Where – Ellen Melville Hall, Freyberg Square In the spirit of Christmas, the event is also a fundraiser for the heroic team from the Mangere Centre’s Bikes for Refugees programme. These wonderful people work …
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It’s that time of year…

Cycle Action Auckland will be holding its Annual General Meeting, Thursday 27 September, 6:30 PM at Pioneer Woman’s Hall. The number of people cycling continues to increase in the new amalgamated Auckland Supercity.  Members, new and old, are invited to come and hear how Cycle Action Auckland and our associates advocate for and advise on …
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The Northwestern Cycleway is coming to town!

With great pleasure, we can finally reveal more about a project that we have been working on with NZTA over the last 2 years: the extension of the Northwestern Cycleway through Spaghetti Junction, down Grafton Gully, to the university areas and Beach Road. Book your space now for CAA’s May public meeting to hear speakers …
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Next CAA public meeting THIS Thursday!

Want to know more about what CAA has been doing and what we are planning for 2012?  We invite you to join us 6:45 pm THIS Thursday 29 March at Pioneer Woman’s Hall for a presentation on our current projects and workstreams,  as Barb Cuthbert recently reported to the Auckland Council Transport Committee. Seeing that …
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Auckland needs your opinion! [UPDATED]

There’s a lot going on with transport  around town. Auckland Council and Auckland Transport wants to know what you think. Draft Long-term Plan meetings and roadshow  Come along to a local board event or visit an information stand in your local shopping mall, market or town centre. You can find out more about some of …
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