Meet Paeroa’s bike champ – Warwick Marshall

Meet Paeroa's bike champ - Warwick MarshallPaeroa is not just the home of that famous fizzy drink; it’s also the bubbling hub of the Hauraki Rail Trail. If you’re on a bike, all paths lead to Paeroa… and through it… and from it. And that’s precisely what Warwick Marshall, the energetic force behind Cycle Action Paeroa, wants to take advantage of. You see, …
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The Economist on cycling issues in the US

The relentless rise in the popularity of cycling in the United States has suddenly challenged the hegemony of cars over roads. The same process (and the same angry and ill-informed  response from car users) can be seen in New Zealand. You only need to look at some of the, frankly quite disturbing, comments that were posted …
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Pop-up plazas: A taste of the good life

Often it is hard to get communities to buy in to cycling and walking friendly developments because, after 60 years of a car-only environment, it is difficult for them to imagine what anything else will look like or how it will work. This seems to be particularly difficult for people who actually lived through the pre-1960s period …
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POSTPONED Bike to the Future – Ride for K’ Road separated cycle lanes

NOW POSTPONED DUE TO STORMY SKIES TO 28 SEPTEMBER What: A cycle ride in support of separated cycle lanes on Karangahape Road. The ride will take about 30 minutes When: 10.30am on Sunday, 28 September Where: Corner K’ Road and Ponsonby Road The fantastic team at Generation Zero are holding a cycle rally on Sunday …
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Further update to- Govt adds new cycling money – a step change for New Zealand?

27th Aug – FURTHER UPDATE: We sincerely apologise to our readers and all those who knew better than our original blog as to the source of this funding. We need to place on record that, the Govt’s money is new crisp notes from the Consolidated Fund.  The Government has announced today that it will allocate …
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