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!
Today Kaikohe East School in beautiful Northland had their official bike track opening.
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.
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.
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.
Once the ribbon was cut, the students were off riding around the three tracks.
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.
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.
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. .
Bikes in Schools is all go at Onepoto Primary School in Northcote, Auckland. The tracks, named Te Ara Tika (The Right Path) include a 550m loop track around the school, a skills track with eight ‘challenges’, and a pump track. There is also plenty of bikes and helmets for everyone. It was a perfect opening event with lots of entertainment for the many guests that attended. The project was managed by Harbour Sport and made possible thanks to a lot of hard work and financial support from many different local groups. Again Auckland Transport have been providing wonderful support with Cycle Skill Training for all the children and teachers!
It was great to have the Warriors league players attend the opening of the new bike track at East Tamaki School in Auckland. The Bikes in Schools project was made possible thanks to a lot of hard work and support from many groups including the Glenn Family Foundation, East Tamaki Rotary, Variety – the Children’s Charity, the Stevenson Foundation, and Counties Manukau Sport. The school now has 50 bikes, 325 helmets and a great riding track. All the children will be receiving cycle skills training thanks to the support of Auckland Transport.
Today Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Ngati Kahungunu o Te Wairoa had their official bike track opening. There was a wonderful welcome followed by lovely speeches. The ribbon was cut and the students (and adults) were off riding around the three new tracks. Again many thanks to the good people from Kahungunu Hikoi Whenua at the Hawke’s Bay DHB for fully funding this Bikes in Schools implementation. This part of their ongoing work to build healthy communities