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ReBicycle gets rolling in Wellington

Wellington is the latest town to get its very own bike library and community bicycle upcycling scheme. ReBicycle Charitable Trust was founded recently to help collect used bikes and fix them up for refugees and other low income families. ‘So far the response has been fantastic with more donations than we have room for’, said project manager, Hilleke Townsend. ‘There’s been great help from the community as well, with Red Cross keen to help their refugee families get mobile and other organisations also showing interest’.


CAN's spokesperson Patrick Morgan was asked to contribute to this TV3 discussion on Auckland's ongoing transport woes and plans.


Recent media stories highlight the appalling inactivity of today's Kiwi kids.

The new Board will have Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, three Regional Members and one or two Independent Members.

A bicycle is always near the top of the Christmas wish list, says Cycling Action Network spokesman Patrick Morgan.

This year is no different with TradeMe reporting bikes in the top searches.

Kids of all ages love cycling,” he says.

Safer trucks and better intersection designs are needed to reduce risk, say cycling advocates.

Cyclists urged to light up on dim mornings

Early morning cyclists need to make sure they are well lit, say cycling advocates.


Call for Vision Zero to be adopted for NZ to bring down road toll


NZ’s best of the best cycling projects honoured

Cycling projects across New Zealand were recognised at the

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NZ’s best of the best cycling projects announced this week

The top contributions towards making New Zealand more cycle-friendly will be recognised at the Bike to the Future Awards in Auckland on Thursday.