Let's Go Community Logged Since January 2012

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731506.1km

We have a 'fresh' new website for the Fresh Air Challenge, so please don't register on this Let's Go site to log trips. The new website for this years' challenge is www.freshair.letsgo.org.nz . Get your...

Walk to Work is a Let’s Go, NPDC initiative to reward and encourage more people to get out and get active on their way into work. Simply walk, bike, scooter, skate or bus to work any Wednesday throughout...

22 January 2018

Bike Polo

Teams of three square off for short 10 min games. Any bike and all players welcome. No experience needed all polo mallets supplied. Venue 'Schools Out' Pendarves Street Friday 26 Jan 5.30pm

20 December 2017

What are you missing?

As the holiday season gets into full swing, it’s a great time to keep in mind keeping ourselves and others safe on Taranaki roads. Let’s aim for ZERO fatalities on Taranaki roads this Christmas....

It’s Spring, Ride Anywhere and Win!This October we're bringing back a special 'lean' edition of the challenge. No teams, just you - and your goals, badges, bragging rights, and prizes. It's the perfect...

New Plymouth District Council has been working on concept designs for improving Devon Street West (SH45) between Belt Road and Belair Avenue for cycling, walking, and safety at intersections. We have completed...

28 July 2017

Walk 2 Work

Let's Go and supporting cafes have joined forces to reward you for walking, riding your bicycle or taking the bus into work with $1 coffees over August. $1 coffees are available for you from Starbucks,...

With daylight savings ended it is a perfect time to think about what you're wearing when you are out walking, riding or jogging in the darker hours. The What are you missing campaign highlights the importance...

Get Going, our annual health and wellness challenge is back! With such an average summer this year, it may of been hard to find that motivation to get out and active... don't worry Get Going is here to...

Jump on a bike this February and show how much you Love to Ride! This nationwide event is for workplaces to sign up and encourage their staff to cycle to and from work, and see for themselves how easy...

The Taranaki community are being asked to show their support for zero deaths on Taranaki roads this summer. You can show your support by downloading one of the 'What are you missing?' banners and adding...

We're looking forward to a fabulous summer, and along with it an amazing summer of riding! Ride Summertime Rolls has a great mixture of events, with something for everyone! From kids mountain biking, to...

Taranaki schoolchildren will find it easier to ask themselves ‘What are you missing?’ when they are on the roads. A new school resource kit has been created as part of Let’s Go’s...

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to breathe in the Great Taranaki Air! Dust off your helmets, pull on your walking shoes, grab a bus timetable or find yourself a couple of carpooling...

The newly widened and sealed section of Mangati Walkway will be officially opened this Wednesday (23 March). Members of the public are welcome to be part of the formal opening and blessing, which will...

Get Going, our annual health and wellness challenge, is back! With the lovely summer weather coming to an end, our motivation to stay outside and be active sometimes wanes... Get Going is here to try and...

A 12-week project to improve public safety on lower Carrington Street will begin on Tuesday next week (2 February). The improvements include widening the road in places between Flight Place and Pendarves...

Congratulations! Throughout the Fresh Air Challenge we logged over 89,000 sustainable KM's! That is a grand total of 76,700 trips logged making fuel savings of $18.067 and preventing an additional 4529...

The annual Great Fresh Air Challenge kicks off 1 September, and the gloves are off with all winning workplaces from last year keen to hold onto their titles for another year. New Plymouth is widely regarded...

People can warm up after cycling, walking or taking the bus to work with a hot drink on Wednesdays during August. As part of the Let's Go Walk to Work Wednesdays people using modes of active transport...

02 April 2015

Be Seen

We want to encourage all walkers, runners and riders to be seen! With daylight saving ending, it's time to take steps to make sure you can be seen when out walking, running and riding on Taranaki roads....

At any one time there can be 52 netball teams at the Waiwhakaiho Courts, that is 416 players plus their coaches and supporters! With only 60 car parks available, why not make it easier on yourself and...

Keen to get a bit more active this year? Join our active challenge for the month of March and be in to win your share of prizes to the value of $1,000. All you have to do is log all your active trips on...

RIDE, Summertime Rolls is New Plymouth's calendar for everything ride this summer! From scooter events on the Coastal Walkway to rides around the mountain there is definitely something for everyone! You...

Show your support for zero deaths on Taranaki roads this summer! As part of the What Are You Missing road safety campaign, Let’s Go has launched banners for use in Facebook posts or as email signatures....

Which school students in New Plymouth have the best cycling skills? This Friday (5 December), seven teams from four schools will be taking part in the BDO Interschool Cycling Challenge 2014. All of the...

One Taranaki primary school has built its own cycling tracks to improve students’ health and self-confidence on bicycles. Tomorrow (Friday) Mayor Andrew Judd will officially open the two tracks at...

A new road safety campaign in Taranaki encourages all road users to be aware of what they are doing, and what others are doing as well. The What Are You Missing campaign has messages for everyone on the...

The daffodils are blooming, spring is on the way and there’s no better time to start new healthy habits! Dust off those bikes, pull out your walking shoes, grab a bus timetable or find a couple of...

It’s August, and that means Walk to Work Wednesdays are back! Walk to Work Wednesday is another great Let’s Go event where every Wednesday $1 hot drinks are available at key cafes around town...

13 June 2014

Check my route

Check my route is the latest initiative from Let's Go. It's all about encouraging parents to head out with their children walking, riding and scootering and just checking up on them. Making sure they are...

04 April 2014

Get Going Results

Get Going was a great success with 22 workplaces and more than 900 people participating. Winners were Mitchell Cycles in the game of averages and the category for organisations with fewer than 10 staff,...

Get Going has gone... but not forgotten! Over 900 people from 22 workplaces got going this March and logged over 60,000km's, amazing! We hope that for those who got going it has been a start of new regular...

Get Going is into it's second year of motivating you to get outdoors and active! Celebrate the great on and off road pathways that New Plymouth has to offer and motivate your colleagues to get out with...

New Plymouth, you’ve done it! The attempt for the largest Kick Scooter Parade is now an official Guinness World Record. On Sunday 8 December 2013 489 kick scooter riders completed a 3.2km scooter...

If you like free rolling, then this summer there is plenty to get excited about with the RIDE Summertime Rolls series! There is something to suit all ages be you a under seven year old get about town kind...

A new accessway will be built to make it easier for the public to get onto Te Henui Walkway from the south side of Cumberland Street. From next Monday (11 November) work will start on building an underpass...

A busy street that leads into WITT might be upgraded for the benefit of residents and road users. The Council has just released plans for the proposal to modify Bell Street so that it is a more pleasant...

Leave your car keys at home and join The Great Fresh Air Workplace Challenge! Businesses and organisations are encouraged to register for this event, where workplaces try to log the most trips where car...

Safety improvements for walkers and cyclists on Coronation Avenue start on Monday (12 August). The 15-week project will establish cycle lanes on both sides of the road, improve the bus stop facilities,...

Let's Go maps are not just for schools. Work has been completed on routemaps to Powerco, Taranaki District Health Board and Western Instituteof Technology. You can check them out in our Getting Around...

Sharing the Let's Go Experience in New PlymouthFind out about Let's Go - the lessons learnt, the projects completed, underway and contemplated in this interactive, site-based workshop. You will have the...

A popular schools-based cyclist skills programme now has the backing of a naming rights sponsor. Tomorrow (Friday) New Plymouth District Council’s Let’s Go programme will kick off this year’s...

Summer is the best time to get out and ride and the Council has a series of events to help get you going! The RIDE Summertime Rolls programme has events for everyone from toddlers to adults, to help people...

The district’s primary schools are becoming more active under the Council’s Let’s Go programme – and parents are being encouraged to build on those good habits during summer. Of...

Getting around New Plymouth's spectacular gardens is particularly good when riding your bike or on foot. Download the Garden Festival map from our maps section, hang up your car keys and go and explore...

23 October 2012

Fill up 1/2 as much

Have you thought about sharing your drive to and from work? The regions four councils are launching Let's carpool - a promotion for carpooling throughout the region. The website www.letscarpool.govt.nz...

A difficult section of Te Henui Walkway will be bypassed with the construction of two bridges. Construction will start in November on the shared pathway bridges on either side of Pukewharangi Pā. Currently...

New Plymouth’s CBD officially becomes a low-speed zone this Sunday (1 July). From this date the central city will have a permanent 30km/h speed limit. Manager Roading Assets Max Aves says the aim...

Look out New Plymouth commuters: Penelope the Pukeko will try to catch you on your trips to and from school and work! From today (Tuesday) for up to two months on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the pukeko mascot...

What to watch for while cycling in the rain: Rainbow patches and puddles. The road surface will be the slickest and most dangerous just after the rain has begun. Keep an eye out for little rainbow-edged...

Work begins Tuesday (29 May) to change a section of Pendarves Street into an area that encourages more people to walk, cycle and play on the street. The eight-week project will see the installation of...

Scooting to school is about to get safer for a group of primary school students. This week, NPDC’s Let’s Go programme is training St Joseph’s School students on how to ride scooters safely....

Take a new look at your nearest walkway! Construction of the new Waiwhakaiho and Mangaotuku walkways has finished and the Mangati was last year extended out to De Haviland Drive, it’s a great time...

Congratulations to Jason Harrow of Westown who won a new $500 bike in the first Let’s Go website competition. “I think it’s a great prize, it’s a spare bike for me and others of...

How many trips can you log? The prize this month is for the person who logs the most trips that have replaced car trips. This doesn’t just have to be your daily commute, it can be getting to meetings,...

The design of New Plymouth’s first Let’s Go Street Project has been released for public feedback. Separate applications to the Street Project by Central School and a residents group led to...

Two national awards have been won by New Plymouth District Council for its efforts in promoting walking, cycling and alternative transport. The Cycle Advocacy Network (CAN) and Living Streets Aotearoa...

One more barrier is about to be removed for cyclists in New Plymouth with the installation of a central-city bike pod. The pod can take up to 10 bikes at a time and will have secure lockers available,...

Get your bikes and your party attitude: The Wild West Bike Fest 2012 is almost here! For the next five weeks, 31 events will celebrate cycling as New Plymouth District Council encourages people of all...

A new website has been launched just in time to help people with their New Year resolutions to become more active. New Plymouth District Council has launched letsgo.org.nz so that people can log the trips...

Efforts to increase the amount of walking and cycling in the community have led to New Plymouth District being a finalist in four national awards with six nominations. New Plymouth District Council has...

10 January 2012

Sign up and Win!

Sign up to the Let's Go website start logging your trips and go in the draw to win a bike to the value of $500! And if that isn't enough every tenth person that registers will win a spot prize!* * Please...