Cycle Friendly Award Winners NZTA CFA 2014

The NZTA Cycle Friendly Awards 2014

Winners Gold handed out for NZ's top walking and cycling champions


Gold medal Olympian cyclist Sarah Ulmer and Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade Brown tonight recognised New Zealand's top champions for walking and cycling, when the winners of the national walking and cycling awards were announced at the 2WALKandCYCLE 2014 Conference in Nelson.


NZTA Cycle Friendly Awards 2014 Finalists

The NZTA Cycle Friendly Awards 2014 Finalists Announcement!

This year people supporting cycling in New Zealand will be gathering in Nelson at the 2 WalkandCycle Conference. Celebrate people who make it happen at the Cycle Friendly Awards ceremony.  Held in conjunction with Living Streets Aotearoa's famed Golden Foot Awards


Finalists listed randomly by Category with description


NZ Transport Agency Cycle Friendly Awards 2014 and 2WALKand2CYCLE Conference

NZ Transport Agency 2014 Cycle Friendly Awards

** 2014 Finalists now announced! **

** 2014 Winners now announced! **


NZ Transport Agency has joined with CAN to support cycling in NZ

 2WALKandCYCLE Conference

Nelson is host to the 2 WalkandCycle Conference of which the  Cycle Friendly Awards ceremony is a highlight. This year's bumper crop of nominations features the best efforts of government, business, local groups, and individuals to make cycling an attractive option.

This year's awards are held in conjunction with Living Streets Aotearoa's famed Golden Foot Awards. Celebrating walking as the activity each of us does daily the awards recognize best efforts nationwide.

2WALKandCYCLE Conference - Communities on the Move

Supporting the Conference theme of "Communities on the move" the thirty awards finalists show case real world examples of how cycling contributes to creating communities where people walk and cycle. Nelson with its 10% walking and 9% cycling modal share is a leading city in making cycling and walking friendly communities. Nelson shows what is possible. Like our finalists learn how to help your local authority to understand that walking and cycling:

  • improve economic development, public health, and the environment
  • promote community well-being
  • enhance quality of life at the personal level

The award categories offer real world examples of what is being done in New Zealand to let people make the travel mode choices that suit their needs. Whatever your role or interest in furthering active transport you will find opportunities to learn and share from the diversity of people and initiatives represented. 

Award categories:

 1 ViaStrada Cycle Friendly Commitment by a Public Organisation

2 CAN Best Cycle Facility Project

3 CAN Best Cycling Promotion

 4 CAN Cycle Friendly Commitment by a Business

 5 CAN Cycle Champion

 6 And the Special Auckland Transport Best Walking and Cycling Project Award

The Cycle Friendly Awards devised by the Cycling Advocates Network (CAN) in 2003 acknowledge and celebrate notable achievements promoting cycling and cycle-friendly communities.

Join with transport decision makers, advocates and other professionals at the 2WalkandCycle Conference 29-31 October.

Learn more and register at

2012 Cycle Friendly Awards - Call for Nominations


Cycle Friendly Awards 2012

 Pre-Nominations Announcement

Nominations to open 15 August 2011

Was there a bicycle project or initiative which impressed you over the last year? How about a group or individual who worked hard to promote cycling? Help them receive recognition by nominating them for a Cycle Friendly Award.

Cycle Friendly Awards Photographer Needed

CFA Photographer Needed


The CFA ceremony will be held at the Wellington City Council Chambers on Friday 29 October from 5:30PM.


CAN needs someone to take digital photos of the event, each of the winners and the sponsors. Photos to be uploaded to this website.


Do you have the skills, camera and desire to help out in this way?


Please contact


Multiple photographers are welcomed!