Do you want safer and more attractive cycling in New Zealand? Vote cycling.
Whether you are a family with kids, a mountain biker, roadie, frock on bike, commuter or simply love to ride, now is the time to take action.
The General Election is on Saturday 20 September. We need help to make cycling an election issue, so candidates realise that there are a lot of cyclists out there, most of whom vote.
How you can help
Check your enrolment at elections.org.nz
Vote for the party and candidate who best reflects your views on cycling.
Team up with other cycling advocates. Check here to contact people in your area.
You can also find us on Facebook.
Join CAN. There's power in numbers.
Make a donation. Most of what we achieve is done by volunteers but we need your support to run an office, produce Chainlinks, support our website and campaign for cycling.
Check out what parties have to say about cycling. Invite candidates to a meeting and ask about their priorities. Invite them on a ride for a first-hand look at cycling issues.
- What is your transport policy?
- What have you done, and what will you do, to make my town more bike-friendly?
- Do you support safer speed limits, such as 30km/h, in shopping and residential streets?
- Do you support protected cycle lanes on busy routes?
Have your say
Talk to your friends, family and colleagues about why cycling matters.
Write to local papers, post on social media, attend election meetings and keep asking questions.