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Find out the latest news and stories about biking around New Zealand.

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Cyclists learn to look, signal, move

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By the time students in the Nelson and Tasman areas take their bicycles to the road, they are ready to put into practice the key steps of look, signal, move.

See the person - share the road

NZ Transport Agency Share the Road

The NZ Transport Agency has launched a new ‘moment of truth’ outdoor and radio advertising campaign to promote awareness of cyclists and to encourage safe sharing of the road.

Rotorua Bike Festival 2014 update

Toddler riding a bike at the Rotorua Bike Festival

With the second Rotorua Bike Festival just over a month away entry numbers are already well up on 2013 and one event has all but sold out.

Aucklander’s decade of biking to work

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Kristin Percy doesn’t know exactly how much money she’s saved by cycling to work over the last ten years...

Bike Buyer’s Guide

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Is a bike on your shopping list this Christmas?  The Bike Wise Bike Buyer’s Guide has been designed with you in mind!

Cycling events for all the family

Tykes on Trikes Rotorua Bike Festival 2013

Cycling events for all the family will be at the heart of the 2nd Rotorua Bike Festival in February.

Checking out the Block: Cyclists beat the crowds with Auckland Transport bike valet

Image of Auckland Transport's bike valet parking system across the road from The Block NZ open homes in October

Unless you’ve been hiding beneath a rock this year, you will probably have heard of the television series ‘The Block NZ’.  

Transport Agency urging Kiwis to get Bike Wise this summer

NZ Transport Agency urges Kiwis to get Bike Wise this summer

Summer is here and the NZ Transport Agency is encouraging Kiwis to get on their bikes and discover the many benefits cycling has to offer.  

West Coast Wilderness Trail opens with great fanfare

West Coast Wilderness Trail now officially open

The official opening of the West Coast Wilderness trail drew a crowd of over 1000 people. 

Campaign ends, but cyclists urged to ‘Be Bright’ a little longer

Throughout winter, we’ve encouraged cyclists around the country to be brighter this winter. While the end of August sees the Be Bright campaign drawing to a close, cyclists are reminded to stay bright.