OCEAN (Otaki Cycling Environment & Access Network)

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OCEAN is the Cycling Advocacy group working for the completion of the North / South long distance Cycle / Walkway between Paekakariki to Otaki and North. (Otaki Cycling Environment & Access Network)

OCEAN is the cycling advocacy group covering the Kapiti/Otaki area.

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Posted on 23 September, 2015 - 10:31 by Patrick
Cyclists urged to light up on dim morningsEarly morning cyclists need to make sure they are well lit, say cycling advocates.
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Posted on 9 August, 2015 - 21:38 by Will Andrews
Around the NetworkNews snippets & photos around who’s doing what, from Whangarei to Dunedin
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Posted on 22 April, 2014 - 12:41 by Patrick
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Posted on 7 April, 2014 - 13:38 by Dirk
NZ Transport Agency 2014 Cycle Friendly Awards** 2014 Finalists now announced! **** 2014 Winners now announced! ** NZ Transport Agency has joined with CAN to support cycling in NZ 2WALKandCYCLE ConferenceNelson is host to the 2 WalkandCycle Conference of which the  Cycle Friendly Awards ceremony is a highlight. This year's bumper crop of nominations features the best efforts of government, business, local groups, and individuals to make cycling an attractive option. This year's awards are held in conjunction with Living Streets Aotearoa's famed Golden Foot Awards. Celebrating walking as the activity each of us does daily the awards recognize best efforts nationwide. 2WALKandCYCLE Conference - Communities on the Move Supporting the Conference theme of "Communities on the move" the thirty awards finalists show case real world examples of how cycling contributes to creating communities where people walk and cycle. Nelson with its 10% walking and 9% cycling modal share is a leading city in making cycling and walking friendly communities. Nelson shows what is possible. Like our finalists learn how to help your local authority to understand that walking and cycling: improve economic development, public health, and the environment promote community well-being enhance quality of life at the personal levelThe award categories offer real world examples of what is being done in New Zealand to let people make the travel mode choices that suit their needs. Whatever your role or interest in furthering active transport you will find opportunities to learn and share from the diversity of people and initiatives represented.  Award categories:  1 ViaStrada Cycle Friendly Commitment by a Public Organisation 2 CAN Best Cycle Facility Project 3 CAN Best Cycling Promotion  4 CAN Cycle Friendly Commitment by a Business  5 CAN Cycle Champion  6 And the Special Auckland Transport Best Walking and Cycling Project Award The Cycle Friendly Awards devised by the Cycling Advocates Network (CAN) in 2003 acknowledge and celebrate notable achievements promoting cycling and cycle-friendly communities. Join with transport decision makers, advocates and other professionals at the 2WalkandCycle Conference 29-31 October. Learn more and register at http://www.2walkandcycle.org.nz/
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Posted on 1 November, 2013 - 11:59 by Patrick
4 SEP 2013 - A national conference boosting the profile of cycling and walking is on its way to Nelson.
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Posted on 6 August, 2013 - 11:50 by Patrick
Council elections in September and October present a once-in-3-years opportunity to achieve more bike-friendly cities and towns.
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Posted on 19 February, 2013 - 11:53 by Graeme
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Posted on 12 November, 2012 - 15:04 by Patrick
Full submission attached as pdf below.
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Posted on 4 September, 2012 - 12:08 by Patrick
Cycling Advocates' Network appeal
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Posted on 28 June, 2012 - 17:14 by Graeme
. Report to go to NZTA for the Safer Cycling Programme   Attached is the report as issued to NZTA Thursday 19th July.  
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Posted on 10 April, 2012 - 21:09 by Graeme
.Notice of a Special General Meeting of the Cycling Advocates' Network IncorporatedAs per Rule 5.5 of the approved Rules, the Committee of the Cycling Advocates' Network Incorpora
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Posted on 27 March, 2012 - 14:36 by Patrick
Bike to the future
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Posted on 15 March, 2012 - 00:07 by Graeme
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Posted on 29 February, 2012 - 22:31 by Graeme
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Posted on 24 January, 2012 - 14:27 by Alex admin
We all win when more people bike, more often
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Posted on 9 October, 2011 - 21:03 by StephenW
CAN and the Chainlinks team are planning a special issue of Chainlinks for the start of 2012.
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Posted on 19 September, 2011 - 22:31 by Graeme
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Posted on 19 September, 2011 - 21:59 by Graeme
Links from the CAN Do, CAN's annual get-together, now available. The weekend includes our AGM, workshops, training, rides, plenty of food and drink and a chance to catch up with fellow "CANners" from around New Zealand.Dates: Saturday 29 - Sunday 30 October 2011
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Posted on 14 September, 2011 - 16:26 by Graeme
.Dear CAN groups,
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Posted on 16 August, 2011 - 14:38 by Dirk
Congratulations to the 2011-12 Cycle Friendly Award winners!Winners announced here.Finalists have been announced here, with the winners awarded at the 2Walk&Cycle Conference dinner in Hastings on 23rd February 2012.For a brief history of the awards go here http://can.org.nz/cycle-friendly-awards-history
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Posted on 7 June, 2011 - 15:37 by Patrick
• Roads of National Significance (RoNS) - roads built for trucks, not for Kiwis• Decisions made without genuine public consultation• "Yes" to a community link road
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Posted on 1 June, 2011 - 13:21 by Graeme
The draft Land Transport (Road user) Amendment Rule [2011] is available for comment.The main proposal is to change the give-way rules at uncontrolled intersections or when opposing signals
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Posted on 24 May, 2011 - 10:05 by Patrick
Cycling deaths Inquest announcedWaikato Coroner Gordon Matenga will travel to four separate regions throughout the country to hear evidence relating to nine cycling deaths to try and identify any common trends or information that could prevent a re-occurrence of such tragedies.
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Posted on 6 April, 2011 - 14:57 by Patrick
Working daily with budding bicycle and pedestrian advocacy leaders throughout the US and Canada, I've seen many organizations spark and fizzle while others develop into a lasting flame.
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Posted on 17 March, 2011 - 17:17 by Graeme
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Posted on 11 March, 2011 - 14:29 by Anne F
CAN Do 2011Interested in hosting the 2011CAN Do, AGM and post CAN Do ride in your region?  please email Anne @  annef@can.org.nz
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Posted on 7 December, 2010 - 16:31 by Fiona
Bikes are considered an important part of the solution.  Here was me thinking no one in officialdom cares about peak oil.  The story was carried on the National Programme today (just before 9am new
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Posted on 2 December, 2010 - 10:29 by Alex admin
Roads of National Destruction - Public Meeting
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Posted on 23 November, 2010 - 14:43 by Patrick
Give us a chance
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Posted on 14 November, 2010 - 21:52 by Patrick
The Cycling Advocates Network (CAN) has called for urgent action following the deaths of three cyclists this weekend.
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Posted on 30 October, 2010 - 08:30 by glen
Welcome to CAN Do, CAN's annual get-together.
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Posted on 5 August, 2010 - 11:57 by Alex admin
Hello,
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Posted on 21 March, 2010 - 08:20 by LizM
Well, we won partly in that NZTA has agreed to reduce the speed limit on the bridge itself to 70 km per hour.
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Posted on 3 December, 2009 - 12:11 by Alex admin
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Posted on 3 December, 2009 - 12:10 by Alex admin
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Posted on 3 December, 2009 - 11:59 by Alex admin
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Posted on 7 June, 2009 - 07:35 by LizM
100 km per hour on the bridge, cycle access a 1.2 m narrow footpath. Trucks and busses at that speed can easily blow you into the roadway.
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Posted on 22 May, 2009 - 13:58 by LizM
When will it ever happen
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Posted on 24 March, 2009 - 16:59 by LizM
OCEAN's focus is on going North to Otaki and Palmerston North
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Posted on 24 March, 2009 - 16:45 by LizM
Template, funding North
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