Media Advisory: Monday 4 July

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.

The awards will be presented by Hon Simon Bridges, Minister of Transport at the 2WALKandCYCLE conference. More than 60 nominations have been received across six award categories:

  • Innovation Hub Award

  • Taking Communities on the Journey Award

  • Big Bike Bling Award

  • Get on Yer Bike Award

  • Bikes in Business Award

  • Outstanding Contribution to a Bike-Friendly Future Award.

An overall Supreme Award winner will be chosen from the six category winners. The awards are a joint initiative by the NZ Transport Agency and Cycling Action Network (CAN).

The 2WALKandCYCLE conference takes place in Auckland from 6-8 July 2016. It will address the walking and cycling issues in New Zealand, focusing on active, human-powered transport to achieve healthier, smarter and more liveable cities.

The conference will be attended by engineers, town planners, architects, academics, politicians, advocates, local and central government employees, consultancies, health boards, universities and advocacy groups.

For more information, please visit Bike to the Future Awards and