Ruakaka Primary School Opening 14 March 2014

Today was the official opening of the Ruakaka Primary School Bike Track. This day was the result of a lot of work by many different people and community organisations and local businesses. Special thanks to everyone at Ruakaka Primary School and also Bike Northland for making it all happen so quickly and smoothly.

After the speeches and some very special and beautiful singing by the students, as well as a blessing of the track, the the ribbon was cut and the children got to ride their own very special bike track.  

Along with the track the school has a large fleet of new bikes and helmets for all the students to use. They will also be getting some cycle skills training. 

Putaruru Primary School Opening 11 March 2014

Today was the official opening of the Pataruru Primary School and Community Bike Track. This exciting project was made possible thanks to a lot of hard work by Sport Waikato, Putaruru Primary School and many local businesses and community organisations.
After some lovely speeches and beautiful singing by the students, the ribbon was cut and the children got to ride their new 1km track.
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Along with the track the school has a growing fleet of new bikes and helmets for the students to use.

Titahi Bay Primary School Bike Track Opening 26 February 2014

The weather was perfect for the exciting opening of the new bike track at Titahi Bay Primary school. Thanks to a lot of hard work by the school and a dedicated group of parents the students have a wonderful riding track around their school field.

After some lovely speeches and songs, the ribbon was cut and the first group of riders were off.

A huge number of children already bring their bikes to school most days!

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Kaikohe East School Opening 7 November 2013

Today Kaikohe East School in beautiful Northland had their official bike track opening.

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Thanks to a lot of hard work by the school and their staff, as well as the generous support of local funders, the 240 students now have a wonderful fun school bike track to ride their 60 bikes around.

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After the ribbon was cut, local resident and former Olympic and Commonwealth cyclist Laurie Byers led the children around the first lap of the track. 

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Bridge Pa School Hastings Opening 6 November 2013

Today Bridge Pa School in the sunny Hawke’s Bay had their official bike track opening. The weather was perfect, the crowd were very excited and a good time was had by all.

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Once the ribbon was cut, the students were off riding around the three tracks.opening bridge pa 06

Bikes in Schools at Bridge Pa School has been fully funded by the good people at Hawke’s Bay DHB as part of their efforts to build healthy communities.opening bridge pa 04

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Special thanks also to Sport Hawke’s Bay for funding the Intro Cycle training for all the students and to Mainfreight for getting the bikes and strorage container to the school.

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The local radio station 1XX was on hand to record the exciting opening of the new bike tracks at James Street School. After some speeches and then the beautiful singing of the school song, the children provided a great demonstration of their bike riding skills. There are some very bike riders at this school. Cycle Action Whakatane managed the project with wonderful support from some local groups and organisations. .

James Street School Whakatane Opening 21 May 2013