Introduction Spokes Canterbury (http://www.spokes.org.nz/) is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 members and 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 Christchurch area. We would like the opportunity to appear at any public hearing held […]
Re: https://www.ashburtondc.govt.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0017/42470/Parking-Consultation-Document.pdf 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 […]
Spokes Submission to CCC on Te Ara O-Rakipaoa Nor’west Arc Cycleway – Section 3 https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/haveyoursay/show/448 Introduction Spokes Canterbury (http://www.spokes.org.nz/) is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 members and 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Together we cycle Against all odds, the Dutch kept cycling. In this documentary, people tell the story of navigating a bumpy road which ultimately led to a place where cycling is an obvious choice for most. Opening night screening: Lumiere Cinema, Rolleston Ave, Arts Centre, Christchurch 29 April @ 7.30pm. Drinks & nibbles from 6.30pm.