Schedule for Sunday 24 November 2019
10.00am Welcome & speeches from project stakeholders
10.20am Cutting of the ribbon by Her Worship the Mayor
10.25am Attendees invited to ride, run or walk for the length of the path that suits them
10.30am Entertainment & vendors commence
11.30am Free sausage sizzle starts
12.00pm ‘Best dressed’ competition judging
1.00pm Event concludes
Come along and join the fun as we celebrate the official opening of Stages 3 & 4 of the Kamo Shared Path. Walk, run, ride, skate, skoot the new shared path (6.4km round trip to Fisher Terrace, Kamo).
The road-separated route connects together the communities, schools and key facilities such as:
• the Auckland University Campus,
• Whangarei City Centre and
• Kensington Park.
The shared path is one of three (Onerahi, Raumanga, Kamo) designed to get more Whangarei people off the road and more able to move around by cycling or walking.
As well as creating safe links for school children and workers the routes should ease pressure on the city’s roads and increase health and wellbeing in the community.
Concerns motorists are getting ripped off has caused a review into the transparency of petrol retailers. Petrol prices could be slashed by 18 cents a litre when new laws are passed to increase competition and force retailers to display prices at the pump, Read more here.
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60% of residents want lower speed limits and just 20% were against them, according to submitters to Far North District Council's speed reviews. Whangarei District Council is going through a similar review. What do you think - should we have lower speeds on our roads?
Ports of Auckland could move to Northport at Marsden Point after a study favoured the $10b move. The move has been welcomed by Northland leaders but condemned by environmentalists. Do you support the move?
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