NZ Transport Agency 2014 Cycle Friendly Awards
NZ Transport Agency 2014 Cycle
NZ Transport Agency
has joined with CAN to support cycling in NZ
Cycle Friendly Awards celebrate NZ achievements creating a
more cycle-friendly environment.
We invite individuals,
companies, organisations, governmental bodies to nominate
(self-nominations welcome!) a project, facility or person
that showcases cycling excellence and deserves national
Winners of each category receive a much
coveted bike bell trophy (very useful at
Early bird entries in by 25 May
will go in the draw to win a Cactus bag.
Reward yourself while rewarding great cycling.
presented on 29 October 2014 in Nelson at the 2WALKandCYCLE
Conference. Come share the excitement.
illustrious past entries can be viewed at Wikipedia and on the CAN
Entries: Close Wednesday 25 June 2014. Email
to mailto:awards%40can.org.nz - one
nomination per email.
Questions to above email.
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