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Ashburton District Parking Strategy & Town Centre Parking Management Plan

Re: Spokes Canterbury thanks Ashburton District Council (ADC) for considering cyclists and bike parking in their parking strategy Spokes Canterbury believes that ADC is correct to assume an uptake in active transport for the following reasons: Awareness of the  global climate emergency is growing Personal health is improved by use of active transport A […]

CCC – Te Ara O-Rakipaoa Nor’west Arc Cycleway – Section 3

Spokes Submission to CCC on Te Ara O-Rakipaoa Nor’west Arc Cycleway – Section 3 Introduction Spokes Canterbury ( is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 members and is affiliated with the national Cycling Action Network (CAN –  Spokes is dedicated to including cycling as an everyday form of transport in the […]


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Biketober 2021 is coming!

Biketober 2021 is only a few months away and already there are heaps of ideas for events, including the ever popular Biketober Passport, Biketober Rave, and Bikes, Beers and Banter – plus several new events that will be announced in the not too distant future.  🤩 If YOU (yes YOU) have an idea for an […]

Spokes 2021 AGM. Tues 25 May 2021 6pm. Pegasus Arms.

Once again it is time for our AGM. This year it will be held at the Pegasus Arms, 14 Oxford Terrace (near Christchurch Hospital). The Pegasus Arms is also easily accessed from Tuam Street between Antigua & Montreal Street, closer to Antigua Street end. Emily Cambridge, a Landscape Architect working in the area of Active […]