Fifth stage of Shared Pathways Project completed ahead of schedule

The latest phase of Whanganui’s City to North Mole shared pathway is now complete. The new 2.5 metre wide concrete shared pathway between Balgownie Avenue and Gilberd Street opens to the public from today – two weeks ahead of its scheduled opening date. This section is approximately two kilometres long and is built on top […]

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Whanganui Bus Review Consultation

What you need to know: WHEN: public consultation is scheduled for: 29 May – 7 July 2017.  Over this period, members of the public are invited to provide feedback on the services. HOW: Members of the public can provide feedback by filling out a survey either on paper or online (via Horizons website) or by […]

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The NZ Transport Agency’s Favourite Places to Ride competition is back for 2017

The NZ Transport Agency‘s Favourite Places to Ride competition is back for 2017. Nominate your favourite bike rides in New Zealand and help others discover world-class routes that might be in their own back yard. Go to nzta.govt.nz/favplaces #nzfaveplaces  Social media pages NZTA Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TransportAgency/ Aotearoa Bike Challenge Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/aotearoabikechallenge About the Favourite Places […]

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New school tracks get students on the move

Mosston School’s new bike track and scooter track has changed the way the school’s students look at cycling. The tracks, on the school field, are new this term. Principal Michelle Watson said because the school was on busy Mosston Rd, which has a 70km/h speed limit, pupils traditionally did not bike to school. “Our students […]

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On Your Bike NZ

Whanganui cycling features in the latest On Your Bike NZ article – featuring some of the fantastic cycling highlights of our beautiful town. You can read the full article here.

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Minister opens city cycleways

Spades, scissors and pedals dominated Transport Minister Simon Bridges’ morning in Whanganui yesterday as he turned the first sod of a new inner city cycleway and later cut the ribbon to open the first of a three-section riverside cycleway. Both projects are jointly funded by the Whanganui District Council and the Government through the Urban […]

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City Set to Embrace Bike Challenge

Norman Gruebsch reckons more people should hop on their bikes. Next month’s Aotearoa Bike Challenge promotes the benefits of cycling with some great prizes up for grabs, the Whanganui District Council Active Transport Co-ordinator said. The challenge, which runs across New Zealand from February 1-28, is supported by the Let’s Go programme and the New […]

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