Easter’s coming – more reasons to go biking Waiheke!

Easter's coming - more reasons to go biking Waiheke!Grab the kids or a gang of mates for a day cycling around the island at Easter. The weather is holding up, so pack your togs and get on that ferry. Here’s 3 new reasons to take to the seas for Waiheke – • Fullers announced to Cycle Action yesterday that the bike racks on …
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A day out on Waiheke tomorrow to celebrate the car-free Esplanade

Today’s rain is forecast to move on by tomorrow , which improves the prospect of getting out on bikes. This could include a trip to Waiheke where cyclists and walkers are inviting us to join their celebration marking 2 years of car-free use of The Esplanade. It’s the short road around the headland between Blackpool and …
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$2 million to “traffic calm” a road without cars? [Updated]

Note – Monday update, with major amendment of project costs – see below  Yes, that’s what it takes if one insists that cars should be allowed on a road that has been closed to cars, and used exclusively by walkers, cyclists and  horses  since 2010. The Esplanade on Waiheke was closed to motorised traffic as …
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Sweating the small islands – I mean… sweating the small stuff: Waiheke

I hadn’t been to Waiheke for a year – but CAA organises our annual ‘hui’ on Waiheke, in the hospitable home of our chair, Barbara Cuthbert. Half a weekend celebrating the past year, planning for the next, and enjoying the company of others working to make Auckland friendly for cycling. I won’t talk much about …
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Cycle Summit Video – Fullers

Did you know that Fullers, the leading ferry operator in Auckland, has been transporting bicycles for free for 20 years now? In recent years they have added to that great start with support for the Auckland Harbour Bridge pathway (because they know more tourism on and across the Waitemata will be good for them too …
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Bikes on buses popular on Waiheke!

Just a short note from off-shore – The 3 bike racks recently installed on the front of Fullers’ buses on Waiheke have proven highly popular. On the right (Photo: Gill Alcock, Waiheke Marketplace) you can see the smiling chairs of Cycle Action Waiheke and Cycle Action Auckland, together with representatives from the Local Board and …
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Waiheke Valentine night bike ride

To celebrate New Zealand Bikewise month, story teller Tanya Batt is  inviting ‘lovers of two wheels’ to join her for a Valentine Night Cycle on Tuesday 14th February. Meeting at the Story Centre at 8.45pm and heading off on a mystery cycle that will culminate in a romantic supper. This event is suited for those people whose bed time …
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