Resources, interesting perspectives, and sites from the rest of the country to check out.

The most important one – how to do it…

The NZ Road Code for Cyclists

Benefits of cycling

Benefits of investing in cycling in New Zealand communities – NZTA – provides information about the key benefits of investing in cycling, for councils, communities and individuals.

Cycling to Work

Need some suggestions on how to make your workplace more cycle friendly? Try the Cycle Friendly Employer Guide.

Cycleway Design Guides

Cycling Network Guidance from NZTA “aims to promote a consistent, best-practice approach to cycling network and route planning throughout New Zealand”

Urban Bikeway Design Guide from NACTO (US) “state-of-the-practice solutions that can help create complete streets that are safe and enjoyable for bicyclists”

Christchurch Cycle Design Guidelines

The Councils

Greater Wellington Regional Council cycling page.

Wellington City Council cycling page

Wellington City Council fix-it page (send them locations of dangerous drain hole covers and they will replace them – amongst other things)

Porirua City Council cycling page.

Hutt City Council cycling and walking page.

Other useful biking websites

Urban Bicycles – “Promoting urban appropriate utility bicycles and utility cycling in New Zealand”

Wheeled Pedestrian –  “Riding a bicycle. It’s as easy as walking, but faster”



Pimp your ride

Bells and Whistles – online beautiful bike accessories store