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CCC Safer Speed Plan

Vision and Principles of the Safer Speed Plan Spokes Canterbury strongly supports the vision and principles of the Safer Speed Plan.   The research is clear that speed is a factor in death and serious injury and the risk is significantly reduced by lowering speeds in neighbourhood streets.     There is now growing evidence in Aotearoa, confirming […]

Glandovey and Idris Roads Improvements

Glandovey Road • Supports the removal of “car parking” on the shoulder to improve visibility at intersections and to allow room for the installation of cycle lanes in both directions. Spokes understands that there is a low utilisation of car parking, visually this is what we have seen when travelling this section of road as […]

Reshaping Streets

Tēnā koutou katoa Thank you for the opportunity to comment on Reshaping Streets. Introduction Spokes Canterbury (http://www.spokes.org.nz/) – is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 followers.  Spokes is affiliated with the national Cycling Action Network (CAN – https://can.org.nz/).  Spokes is dedicated to including cycling as an everyday form of transport in the greater […]

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Spokes 2024 Annual General Meeting

So just over two weeks ago Spokes Canterbury Cycling Association had our Annual General Meeting for 2024. We ran through a couple of major things in the meeting; Firstly and most importantly, we have adopted a new constitution! We are now compliant with the 2022 act requirements for incorporated societies and can now reapply to […]

Aotearoa Bike Challenge 2024

Kia ora everyone, The Aotearoa Bike Challenge in February 2024 is nearly here.   This is your time to register for 2024 and to help more people discover the joys of cycling.   Registration is free on the Love to Ride NZ site.   Also if you register before midnight on the 24th of December you go into […]

Aotearoa Bike Challenge

Kia ora everyone, The Aotearoa Bike Challenge in February 2023 is nearly here.   This is your time to register for 2023 and to help more people discover the joys of cycling.   Registration is free on the Love to Ride NZ site.   You can join more than one group including community groups like Spokes (Canterbury), your […]