Media Releases

On the Go Awards recognise outstanding walking and cycling projects

ReBicycle EkeRua which upcycles donated, second-hand bikes and gives them to refugees and other people in need in Wellington, received the top honour at the On the Go Awards in Dunedin on Thursday night.

Crush carbon emissions two wheels at a time, say cycling advocates

Cycling advocates are calling for the transformation of urban transport, as New Zealand races to cut carbon. The Climate Change Commission will release its initial advice on Sunday 31 January.

Cycling advocates are welcoming new advice from the Transport Agency on safe cycling.

"Cyclists hate it when drivers pass too close. That's scary, dangerous and illegal," said Patrick Morgan from Cycling Action Network.

Here's our letter to 250 NZ bike shop owners, asking for help.

Cycling advocates say cities need to double down on building bike lanes

 

Investment in cycling has been welcomed by cycling advocates, but much more is needed.

 

Safe space is urgently needed for walking and cycling, say advocates

News release from Cycle Wellington

Transport advocates have today called on Wellington City Council to enact urgent measures to support safe walking and cycling and social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cut traffic speeds to reduce pressure on hospitals 

Cycling leaders announced


Cycling Action Network has elected a new Board to lead advocacy in New Zealand.


CAN Chair, Jon Dean said cycling would benefit from the skills and energy of the new Board.

News release from Cycling Action Network, 10 March 2020

New road rules make sense and will reduce risk, say cycling advocates

 

Cyclists need proper bike lanes, not slogans

National's proposal to fine cyclists who don't use bike lanes is a misguided and unworkable plan, say cycling advocates. 

This is a dumb idea,” said Patrick Morgan, from the Cycling Action Network

It would needlessly stir conflict and hostility.”