News: September 2013


Which candidates love bikes?  We worked with the lovecycling campaign to send some bikey questions to the candidates for October's local elections. Here are the questions, and the answers they gave. The answers are in this order:mayoral candidatescandidates for the WCC wardscandidates for the GWRC electorates.Within each section, the candidates are in alphabetical order by name. The different roles have a different link to cycling policy and spending, and you'll see that reflected in their answers. The questions we askedHow much does the Council (City or Regional as applicable) spend on cycling infrastructure per person, per year? How much should it spend? (for comparison, the Netherlands spends NZ$50 per person, per year)Would you remove some roadside parking if it was the only way to add safe cycle infrastructure on a key route?At the end of the next Council term, what new cycling...

September 15, 2013

JOIN US FOR THE WAIHI TO WAIKINO OPENINGMon, 9 September 2013 The next section of the Hauraki Rail Trail is nearly complete!Join us to celebrate this milestone as we official open the new section on:Saturday 28 September 201310:30 Cyclist Registration at Goldfields Railway - Consols St., Waihi11:00 Official Opening Ceremony11:20 8km Public ride Waihi to Waikino12:00 Opening Day Gala at Victoria Battery Site - Waikino2:00 Ceremony & Prize GivingClick here for further information 

September 13, 2013