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Splore setting the standard for a Zero Waste Event

The sun shone down on the Splore Festival for an amazing three day event in mid-February (thanks to my mum for buying me a ticket!). As well as soaking up the atmosphere, enjoying the fabulous food (the best I’ve ever experienced at an outdoor event) and marvelling at the stunning location I was super impressed […]

Ciclovía on Quay reclaims Auckland’s streets

The idea for holding a Ciclovía in Auckland was first proposed over four years ago by Cycle Action Auckland (I was on the committee back then). It was at a time when the concept for “open streets” was becoming popularised overseas following on from the first Ciclovias in Bogota, Columbia where streets are closed for promenading at […]

GCSB Bill Protest

 “To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men”  Ella Wheeler Wilcox The GCSB Bill provides for the unjustified intrusion into our rights to privacy.  It is opposed by the NZ Law Society, the Human Rights Commission, the Privacy Commissioner and I am sure the majority of NZ’ers. We can’t sleep […]

BeSpoke – Cycle Style at Silo Park

Cycle style – fashion comes together with gorgeous bikes – is back for the third time.  This year Frocks on Bikes and Cycle Action have teamed up with Freshconcept, Waterfront Auckland, Auckland Transport and Fashion in the Big Little City  to create BeSpoke. This is my last year of Cycle Style ( I’m handing over the Frocks […]

Sleeping rough for Lifewise

On June 28th at approximately 6.30pm, I’ll be joining a bunch of influential Kiwis at the annual Lifewise Big Sleepout. We’ll be homeless for the night in a determined effort to bring critical attention and funding to this solvable issue. To get a first hand glimpse into the life of a rough sleeper (someone on […]

Cycle Style 2012 – new date and time

Sunday 25 March inside Shed 10 on Queens Wharf, noon – 5pm A stylish celebration of urban cycling in Auckland Cycle fashion shows for a variety of ages and styles Try out a selection of urban bikes & indulge in local fashion Come for the whole afternoon to enjoy the festival atmosphere and unique entertainment […]

Sustainable city showcase

 Sustainable Business Network’s impressive showcase is on tomorrow Wednesday November 9th at Shed 10, Queens Wharf Come to the Sustainable City Showcase any time from 7am to 7pm to check out the latest vision for sustainability. The days starts at 7am with the Conscious Consumer Commuter Challenge. FREE fairtrade Kokako or Atomic coffee for commuters on […]

Christchurch fundraiser afternoon tea

Supported by Grey Lynn businesses and the Grey Lynn Business Association (organised by Soala Wilson of the Works Hair Salon – I’m just very happy to be able to go and help publicise the event) Sunday 6 March 5-7pm Enjoy an afternoon tea for a worthy cause alongside entertainment by jazz musician, Isaac Crandell-Tanner on […]

Bikes for Life: Rally for a safer cycling city

Sunday 5 | December 11am | Midday Queens Wharf – Auckland’s newest people place – cycle to the rally and a enjoy a ride around the wharf We invite everyone: who has ever ridden a bicycle who would cycle if it was safer and easier who want their family and friends who cycle to be […]