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Be Safe, Be Seen, Be Bright

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Be Bright cyclists!  That’s the message for cyclists from Bike Wise, NZ Police and the Western Bay of Plenty Travel Safe Team as winter sets in.  

The results are in: Bike Wise ‘favourite places to cycle’ competition

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It started with a seed of an idea: there must be a huge range of different places to cycle around New Zealand – but how do we find out where they are?

Go By Bike Day: Jade Software Corporation leads the way

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Jade Software Corporation made the most out of national Go By Bike Day by running a whole bike week.

Expert panel on cycle safety announced

The NZ Transport Agency has selected a group of ten New Zealand-based experts to develop recommendations for making the country’s roads safer for cycling.

Healthy workplaces: South Canterbury District Health Board ‘walks the talk’

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Ensuring staff ‘walk the talk’ is all part of the deal for the South Canterbury District Health Board (SCDHB)

Cancer survivor cycling against the odds

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Usually a niggling Achilles tendon isn’t cause for alarm, but for Wellington woman Louise Curtis, it signalled the start of a battle with cancer.

10 days of cycling fun is on

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The 2nd Rotorua Bike Festival clicks into gear tomorrow.

On yer bike New Zealand…

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The NZ Transport Agency is urging Kiwis to get on their bikes tomorrow, as New Zealand celebrates the joys of pedal power to mark Go By Bike Day.

Ciclovía: taking the world by storm

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It's a simple concept - close a road to cars and open it to people...

a2b GO hits Wellington on Go By Bike Day

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a2b GO is Wellington’s summer challenge where workplace teams fight it out in a four-week active travel battle.