CAN Do 2024: Cycling Action Network's advocacy workshop

Wellington, 16-17 March 2024
Venue: Sustainability Trust, 2 Forresters Lane, Te Aro, Wellington

Thanks to Beam for supporting our workshop.
Beam mobility

Welcome to CAN Do, CAN's get-together. The weekend includes workshops, training, rides, plenty of food and drink, and a chance to catch up with fellow bike advocates from around New Zealand.

You will supercharge your advocacy skills, with training on effective messaging, networking, and campaigning.

The critical component is networking and making connections with other like minded people from across the motu. This is an excellent opportunity to share stories, learn and become a better advocate! 

Registration fee $50 to cover venue, catering, and materials. Lunch and snacks are provided.

Register here.


9am, Saturday 16th - Coffee first. Then a bike tour to explore Wellington's new bike lanes, and see some cool bike projects. Oriental Bay, Evans Bay, Miramar, Kilbirnie, Newtown, Brooklyn, Aro Valley, Cambridge Tce.
12:30pm we visit EkeRua ReBicycle
1pm lunch at the Basin Reserve. (or Te Papa if wet)
3 or 4pm back to Sustainability Trust
5pm drinks at Waitoa 175 Victoria St
6pm meal together at Little Penang, 179 Victoria St (not included in registration).

9am - 4:30pm, Sunday 17th - at Sustainability Trust

We'll have sessions from:
- Wellington City Council's Jacob Wahry on how they are building a city-wide network of protected bike lanes
- Miriam Moore, Women in Urbanism, Wheels and Whims zine
Fiáin d'Leafy, Inclusive Cycling and bikes as mobility aids
- Alex Dyer, Picnics in Parks tactical urbanism
David Tripp from Hutt Cycling Network, on advocating for better biking as part of RiverLink
- unconference session
- bike advocates from Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Nelson, Canterbury
- SGM: Christopher Dempsey updating us on changes to the Incorporated Societies requirements
- CAN Board meeting