20 Apr 2020 | News

Blog 1 – What does #WalkingFromHome mean to you?

 Has the lockdown reacquainted you with the joy of walking? Yea and its been such great weather to be heading over to the beach and reconnecting with nature and the seaWhat differences have you noticed on your local streets during this time?Lots more f...

13 Apr 2020 | News

Call to Action on the Accessible Streets package

Call to Action on the Accessible Streets package E-scooters, E-bikes and other motorised devices as well as bikes ridden by people of any age will be allowed to be used on footpaths if you don’t say ‘No’. The government wants feedback on its Accessible...

08 Mar 2020 | News

Accessible Streets package not good for walkers

Living Streets Aotearoa and the Footpaths for Feet Coalition strongly criticise the government's Accessible Streets package, released today (Monday 9/3/2020).This was such an opportunity for a great rebalancing of the transport system to be achieved, i...

14 Jan 2020 | News

What Lower Hutt is doing for walking

Thank you very much for your email to our new Mayor of Lower Hutt, Campbell Barry. This email has been passed on to me as the Healthy Families Hutt Valley Manager. Healthy Families Hutt Valley is part of a national initiative called Healthy Families NZ...

24 Nov 2019 | News

eScooters not welcome on our footpaths

We have a policy on those eScooters.  They are not welcome on NZ footpaths, they put people off walking due to the speed of these machines.  We welcome them in cycle lanes and low speed roads.See our policy here.There are more types of these vehicles l...