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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Scooter training for Mosston School

In the last few weeks, Mosston School students have practised road safety and etiquette skills for using scooters in an off-road environment. The skills training, which is part of Let’s Go Whanganui’s schools programme, is supplied by the Whanganui Multisport Club. Junior students learned basic scooter skills and how to scan for hazards, while older […]

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Cycleway opens for family fun

The new cycleway at Gonville School in Whanganui opens on Wednesday and a bunch of young test riders were giving it a big thumbs up this week. The 400m track is part of a package from New Zealand Charitable Trust Bike On which includes 30 bikes of different sizes, a raised wooden bridge section, a […]

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Workshop on cycle safety

The best and fastest way to get from A to B by car can be the worst way to get there on a bicycle, Cycling Action Network instructor Julian Hulls says. He advised cyclists to choose routes with fewer and slower vehicles – parks, cycleways, dead end streets with walkways rather than busy main roads. […]

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Whanganui 3 Bridges Marathon

The PAK’nSave Whanganui 3 Bridges Marathon will be held on the 10th of December 2016. The course runs alongside the picturesque Whanganui River and over the Dublin, Cobham and City Bridges. The event consists of 5 races catering for both runners and walkers. PAK’nSave Whanganui 3 Bridges Marathon Property Brokers 1/2 Marathon Unichem Whanganui 10km […]

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Aotearoa Cycle Challenge

Aotearoa Bike Challenge is a great initiative during the month of February 2017 to encourage more people to discover how easy and enjoyable riding a bike can be. It is run by NZ Transport Agency, Love to Ride and supported by Let’s Go Whanganui. This is a great incentive for more people cycling to work, […]

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Gonville School

Gonville School is leaping on board the government run Bikes in Schools programme. Over the school holidays, work is starting on the Gonville Community Cycle Track ready for the grand opening on Wednesday, October 12, at midday. Invitations have been sent out for what will be a very special occasion. The track when completed will […]

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