News: March 2015

28
Mar

A PDF is attached of Professor Simon Kingham's keynote address, 28 March 2015

March 28, 2015
DavidHawke
26
Mar

2015 CAN AGM: Chairman's Report1. What CAN doesBroadly speaking:Advocating behind the scenes with politicians, public servants and stakeholder groups.Providing a consistent and informed media presence that presents the societal and personal benefits of cycling and the needs of people on bikes.Supporting local groups in their advocacy (although the relative importance of this role has dropped since the 2013 CAN Do in Auckland).All of these activities aim to "get more people on bikes, more often".2. Three achievements and three challengesThe achievements:The mainstreaming of everyday cycling, from being a voice in the wilderness just a few years ago.The ongoing success of the Safer Journeys project, both within itself and as a platform for broader engagement with interest groups.Broadened range of stakeholder engagement (e.g. AA, RTF).The...

March 26, 2015
Patrick
24
Mar

 caption: Wellington Ciclovia 2015   Key responsibilities  Work undertaken1 Co-deliver along with designated CAN Committee members, the political engagement plans with the strategic direction determined in conjunction with the hired consultant.  Refer quarterly Performance Reports. Meeting held with Associate Minister Craig Foss 19/3, and Labour transport spokesman Phil Twyford will be 26/3. Conservation Minister Maggie Barry responded: suggests CAN meets DoC first, maybe meet her later in the year.2 Co-ordinate and expand the delivery of CAN's voice and messages in the national and local media.  Ongoing media and social media work e.g fed ideas into Along for the Ride, tv1 Saturdayshttp://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/local-papers/hutt-news/6658420...http://www.nzcphm.org.nz/news-events/news/2015-02-26-media-release-...

March 24, 2015
Patrick