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Cycle Friendly Awards Finalists Announced

13 January 2012

Cycle Friendly Awards Finalists Announced

Finalists for the CAN Cycle-Friendly Awards 2012 have been announced.

The Awards acknowledge and celebrate the most notable achievements that promote cycling and create a cycle-friendly environment.

The Awards are devised by the Cycling Advocates’ Network (CAN), the national organisation promoting everyday cycling.

Awards coordinator Dirk De Lu says the finalists are exemplary projects and cycling champions.

“There are many exciting efforts being undertaken to meet the needs of the New Zealanders taking up cycling for recreation, commuting and health.”

Award winners will be announced at the “2 Walk and Cycle National Active Transport Conference” at the Hastings Opera House on February 23.
www.2walkandcycle.org.nz

Each finalist receives a certificate of accomplishment, and the overall winner for each category takes home a coveted bike bell trophy.

Details on all finalists are at www.can.org.nz/awards2012.

1. Joint Walking and Cycling Award Finalists
i-Way Model Communities Projects – Hawkes Bay
Let’s Go - Walk Ride Bus – New Plymouth District Council
Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers Access Project – Dept. of Conservation, NZ Transport Agency
Bell Block Path – New Plymouth District Council

2. MWH Consulting award for Best Cycle Facility Project
Onehunga Harbour Crossing and Mt Roskill Cone – NZTA, Auckland City Council
Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers Access Project – Dept. of Conservation, NZTA
Marine Parade, Kapiti Coast – Kapiti Coast District Council
i-Way Green Cycle Lanes – Hastings District Council
Cycle Friendly Sump Gratings – Wellington City Council

3. NZTA award for Best Cycling Promotion Project
Free Bicycles and Repair – IceCycles, Christchurch
Bike Fix Ups – New Plymouth District Council
GLOW “light your bike night” – New Plymouth District Council
i-Way Share the Road Campaign – Hastings District Council
iMove – Sport Manawatu

4. Dunedin City Council award for Cycle Friendly Commitment by a Business
Fixmystreet.org.nz – Jonathan Hunt
Auckland Harbour Bridge – Copeland/Airey

5. Auckland Transport award for Cycle Friendly Commitment by a Public Organisation
Tumeke Cycle Space Bike Tutorials – Tumeke Cycle Space, Auckland
Ride On Cycle Skills Trailer – Ride On, Nelson
Bike Support – Sport Manawatu
i-Way Model Communities project – Hastings District Council
Prison Bike Recycling Programme – Hastings District Council

6. i-Way award for Cycling Champion of the Year
Felicity Masters, Sport Manawatu
Eileen Evans, Cycle Action Waiheke
Steven Muir, Cycle Trailers, IceCycles, Fossil Free Event, Christchurch
Vicki Butterworth, Bike NZ Regional Co-ordinator Hawke’s Bay

ENDS

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