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AT Community Bike Fund allocations AT Community Bike Fund allocations

The AT Community Bike Fund is to support community initiatives that encourage more people to ride bikes more often in Auckland, especially new riders. Below are details of groups and their projects, who AT have previously supported through the Community Bike Fund.

2018/2019 Allocations

Round 2 (closed March 2019)
Organisation name Support for
Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust A series of cycle sessions were provided for women from refugee and migrant backgrounds, to help them learn to ride a bike, learn cycle safety and introduce them to local cycle-ways.
Bike Kaipātiki Bikestock, a cycle focused event, featuring bike servicing, e-bike trials, bike powered smoothies and sewing machines, and historic bikes for people to try.
Loop Groop Over weekly sessions for five weeks, a group of community participants were taught how to build a bike from the frame up, using second-hand parts.
McLaren Park Henderson South Community Trust A guided ride, highlighting the restoration and planting in the local area. Prior to the ride, bike safety checks and helmet checks were carried out and participants were educated on safe riding.
Nutters Ride Together A series of guided rides across different cycling infrastructure around Auckland, supporting people to build their confidence to ride a bike.
Te Awa Ora Trust The delivery of crochet workshops, where people learnt skills to decorate their bike, bike maintenance and a guided ride on local infrastructure.
The Community Builders NZ Trust A wheelie competition and cycling activities, engaging local youth and providing safety education and resources.
Tumeke Cycle Space A local event to introduce the group to their new community, including support for people to learn how to fix their own bikes, a bike flea market and free bike check ups.
Villa Education Trust A series of sessions, providing youth with bike safety and maintenance skill, incorporating te reo Maori and local cycling infrastructure. A resource was also developed to support the inclusion of te reo Maori in sessions.
Round 1 (closed December 2018)
Organisation name Support for
Bike Te Atatu A photo competition, asking people to take photos of their local shopping trips by bike and upload them to social media. An exhibition of photos was held at the Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre.
Waiuku Toy Library Bike activation on Children's Day, where children had the opportunity to develop their bike skills as they negotiate a bike course.
Cycling Without Age Central Auckland Trust A fun family day at Selwyn Village, providing trishaw rides and an interactive map of local bike destinations.
EcoMatters Environment Trust A celebration of cycling and Aotearoa multiculturalism, which included a cycle powered cinema (featuring short films on cycling), novelty bikes, a bike-powered sewing machine, free e-bike trials, a biking survey and local cultural performances.
Onehunga Business Association Bike parking was promoted and made available at The Onehunga Festival.
For The Love Of Bees and Auckland Organics Business Collective A series of bike rides across central Auckland parks, cycleway and community gardens, stopping at organic businesses along the way.
The Kaipatiki Project Development of a cycle map connecting eco-friendly businesses in North Auckland, together with a restoration project in which volunteers from older generations share their skills to fix bikes with younger generations.

2017/2018 Allocations

Round 2 (closed March 2018)
Organisation name Support for
Bike East Auckland Guided-ride around local community shared paths, followed by coffee and picnic.
For the Love of Bees A series of guided-rides on local cycle-ways, visiting bee significant locations.
Bike Auckland Development of a resource kit available to new and existing Bike Burbs, to help expand their capacity and coordinate their efforts, including a group workshop session on the resource.
Time to Thrive to Stay Alive A series of bike maintenance sessions offered within the local community, repairing bikes and educating people on how to maintain their bikes.
EcoMatters Environment Trust Promotional material to help direct people to their new bike hub facility.
Cycle Action Waiheke Community event promoting cycling safety to children and young people within their local community.
Round 1 (closed December 2017)
Organisation name Support for
Cycling without Age Pt Chevalier The Cycling without Age Open Day and Bike Fest event at Selwyn Village on 4 Mar 2018 to share the joy of cycling with elderly residents through Trishaw rides, and bike activities for the whole family.
Waiuku Toy Library Incorporated The Children’s Fun Day on Wheels event on 4 Mar 2018 with a bike obstacle and safety skills course.
Bike Kaipātiki A series of bike maintenance days at key locations to repair bikes and talk to people about cycling.
Ruapotaka Marae Society Incorporated The creation of a bike library that can be made available for the community to use.
Meadowbank and St Johns Residents Association Incorporated A Bike to the Train Day event on 28 Feb 2018 to encourage cycling to the Meadowbank Train Station.
Western Bay Sea Scouts A series of guided bike rides for families to places of interest within the local Mt Roskill community as well as bike safety checks.
Active Transport Trust The Mt Roskill bike kitchen to recover, restore and redistribute bicycles for local youth and former refugees.
ReBicycle Charitable Trust A cycle training event day for refugee women on 8 Mar 2018 (International Women’s Day) to teach the women how to ride bikes.
YMCA of Auckland Incorporated The Ride and Refresh at the Y pilot programme where showers, lockers and bike parking will be provided for people commuting by bike to the city.
For the Love of Bees A Biking Bee Adventure, taking people on a guided ride around bee-friendly spaces, and exploring local cycleways.
EcoMatters Environment Trust A Pedal and Pizza Ride on 25 Mar 2018, taking people on a guided ride to discover local cycleways.