Archive | February, 2017

Walking the Talk

February 24, 2017

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With Walking School Bus Week starting next Monday, the ADM will be tackling the issue of walkability in Auckland. First up: WHY should Auckland be more walkable?  As convenient as cars can be, we’re starting to realise they aren’t necessarily the best ingredient for a healthy, happy or liveable city. Globally, the trend towards making urban areas more […]

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Taking Pride in your neighbourhood

February 17, 2017

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This year’s Auckland Pride Festival kicked off with a bang last Friday and there have been many loud, proud events happening all over the city. Now in its fifth year, the festival ends on 26th February, culminating with one of the annual highlights, the Pride Parade down Ponsonby Road. We spoke with Julian Cook, AK […]

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When Bicycles were King for the Day

February 10, 2017

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You may have noticed less cars on the road than normal this past Wednesday. No, they hadn’t all broken down. Rather, owners had chosen to leave their trusty four-wheeled friends at home in favour of a trendier, two-wheeled alternative. Go By Bike Day is a national initiative aimed at getting more Kiwis onto bikes. Historically, […]

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New content for a New Year

February 3, 2017

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Ngā mihi o te tau hou! Happy New year! We hope you’re having a relaxed summer and are making the most of the almost-too-good weather we’re experiencing. With 2017 well and truly upon us, we thought it would be a good time to tell you about the Design Manual’s latest content, as well as some exciting projects […]

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