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Bike Wise is New Zealand’s national programme of activities which promote cycling as a fun, healthy and safe way to travel.
Thanks New Zealand for all your support throughout February - Bike Wise Month! While Bike Wise Month is officially over there are still plenty of exciting events happening nationwide. Bike Wise encourages and supports events and cycling all year round! Register your event here.
At dusk and dawn, in rain and low light, make sure you’re high vis and have lights on your bike!
First piloted in 2012, Be Bright is a key Bike Wise initiative designed to improve cyclists' safety especially during times of low-light and low-visibility conditions. Bike Wise and the NZ Police promote the use of front and rear lights and high-visibility clothing in order to reduce risks to cyclists during low-light periods at dawn and dusk and in poor weather.
Min Brodie from the Christchurch City Council shares her thoughts on urban cycle routes in the Garden City.Read more
What better way than a guided bike ride to get people acquainted with new cycle infrastructure and cycling in Auckland? That was the aim of Auckland Transport’s Henderson to the City Ride, which took place during Bike Wise month. Based on feedback received, participants were certainly surprised and delighted with the many cycling opportunities available in the city.
Submitted by Auckland Transport’s Cycling and Walking teamRead more
For the second time in under a year, Waihi East School students have enjoyed the opportunity to rub shoulders with an Olympic athlete. That’s because Alison Shanks, Olympic cyclist and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, recently visited the school to gave an inspiring talk, emphasising the importance of dreaming big and sharing goals to gain support in the realisation of dreams.Read more