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Posted on 28 April, 2009 - 21:16 by julied
Ongoing conversations with PNCC on the road markings for cyclists on Te Awe Awe St in Palmerston North. See attachment for proposed changes to road markings in response to road safety concerns raised by Cycle Aware.  We are working with PNCC to improve safety for cyclists and to achieve a positive outcome for all road users.
Posted on 3 March, 2009 - 20:38 by porscha
There are 2 fundarmental matters that CAN need to address
Posted on 23 February, 2009 - 19:24 by julied
Mightly River power are proposing to build a windfarm on ridgelines in the Turitea in the hills near Palmerston North. A large part of this would be in the Turitea Nature Reserve which is the water catchment for the town water supply.  Many members of Cycle Aware Manawatu are concerned about the adverse effects this proposal would have on cycling if consented.  The attached submission was therefore sent from the group.
Posted on 18 February, 2009 - 21:47 by julied
This discussion forum is a chance to gather ideas and to comment on them.  We will then follow them up at a future meeting and figure out how we can make them happen.
Posted on 12 February, 2009 - 20:14 by julied
You can join Cycle Aware Manawatu by signing up to our yahoo group by emailing: and requesting to join.  There is no m
Posted on 12 December, 2008 - 22:00 by julied
Council is proposing to adopt a Walking and Cycling Strategy.
Posted on 4 December, 2008 - 21:56 by julied
Bikewise 2009 runs for the entire month of February this year. See attached files below or follow the website links. Dates to remember in Palmerston North: The bike to work breakfast will be on Wednesday 18 February 2009 which is the national "Go By Bike Day". The mayoral challenge will be on Saturday 28 February 2009 and promises to be quite an event this year.
Posted on 14 September, 2008 - 08:04 by julied
Now that the Te Awe Awe St roading changes have been in place for 6 months, Cycle Aware Manawatu wanted to provide feedback to PNCC on how this has been for cyclists. See the document attached.
Posted on 14 September, 2008 - 07:13 by julied
Cycle Aware Manwatu made a submission on the PNCC Draft Annual Plan for 2008/09.  This document and the response received are attached. PNCC website information on the DAP can be found at: 
Posted on 24 August, 2008 - 16:57 by julied
Motorists should pay more to drive cars - including more expensive car parks, and fees to use the roads - if New Zealand is to survive rising oil prices, a comprehensive new report says.  By EMILY WATT  for article see For full LTNZ report see
Posted on 17 August, 2008 - 10:47 by julied
This unfortunate incident of a cyclist injured by being hit by an opening driver car door, then clipped by a passing truck on Featherston Street. This accident was traumatic for both the cyclist and drivers involved and highlights the need to improve safety for cyclists in the city through greater emphasis on sharing the road.