Author Archives: spokesdunedin

St. Clair shared path: DCC would get better results through user engagement

Dunedin City Council seems to be facing yet another public relations disaster associated with the South Dunedin Strategic Cycle Network.  Targeted consultation on a proposed shared path along Victoria Rd is now open and it seems no one is particularly … Continue reading

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Take Action – Portobello Road (DCC Annual Plan)

The draft Annual Plan sets out the Dunedin City Council’s proposed annual budget for 2014/15.  Now is your chance to take action to make cycling on Portobello Road even more awesome in under two minutes!  As you may know, Portobello … Continue reading

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Kicking Off 2014 – A High-speed Look Back At 2013

It’s 2014 and SPOKES is ready for the year ahead!  The first meeting of the year is Monday 10th February at 5.30pm, Room CEN3 of the University’s central library (corner of Cumberland and Albany, upstairs at the East end of … Continue reading

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A Sad Day That Changed Dunedin Forever.

On this day a year ago, 19 November 2012, Dr Li Hong ‘Chris’ He was killed when an opening car door knocked him into the path of an overtaking truck whilst cycling past Dunedin Public Hospital.  Dr He’s death has … Continue reading

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“Cars Don’t Go Shopping, People Do” or Epic Council Meeting Number 2

Dunedin’s Councillors have seen a better future and are demonstrating the leadership to get us there!  On 23 September, the Dunedin City Council (DCC) approved NZTA/DCC staff proposals for separated bike lanes on the State Highway 1 one-ways where they … Continue reading

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