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Wellington’s roads will soon be home to more advanced stop boxes, and the next stop is set to be Newtown. An advanced stop box is the green stop boxes at intersections with a bicycle symbol painted on and are for people on bikes only. Transport safety education co at the Wellington City Council, Anna Blomquist, said although these had been around for a few years council now aimed to have 600 in place around the city. There were already several located in the eastern suburbs theD CBD, OFandTHE AY she said. “The advanced stop box is a courte-

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FOR ALL ELECTRICAL repairs and sy device to allow people on bicycles installations by top-qualified electrician with to get a head start on the road after the lights,” Anna explained. record of over fifty years of giving locals the “The boxes make sure people on lowest cost “around-the-clock” service, just bicycles are more to the Our summer poolsvisible were built byrest us. phone 977-8787 or 021-0717-674 or email of traffiinc.well did cause no fuss. Blends “What we’ve anecdotally jack.powell@outlook.com With hydro slidenoticed will cause a splash. is that drivers often forget about biAnd to it many people dash. Situation Vacant cycles andnative have driven onto the boxes Through bush we twist and wiggle. but we’re trying to remind drivers to From the children brings a giggle. give way to the bikes,” Anna said. Severn weekwould the place is open. Annadays said awork be carried Hot we all are hopen! out summer this yeardays and would be weather dependent. Further locations of the advanced stop boxes are yet to be decided upon. An advanced stop Public Notice box in action. PHOThis campaign joins the council’s TO: Emma McAuliffe current work with police on bike theft Wainuiomata prevention and winter cycle Club Squash lights.

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The winning children cussed on learning about mara Nicholas said. from the Experiencing the impacts of stormwater “Students were involved Marine Reserves Com- pollution on Taputeran- in a variety of projects petition headed to Poor ga Marine Reserve and that address local marine Knights Island at the end spreading this knowledge issues such campaigning of May. into their local commu- council to change from Zachary Buyck from nity to promote positive plastic coated to paper Island Bay School and behaviour change. parking tickets, storm Panela Taualii from St Students were selected water projects, and writAnne’s School in New- based on their action pro- ing letters to members of town had the opportunity jects undertaken and en- parliament.” to dive at the Island with thusiasm they show when T he Bobby St a fA solid children from schools studying and experiencing ford-Bush Ocean A r t around the country. the marine environment. Prize was offered in adSponsored by Dive! Zach was keen to see dition to the action prize. Tutukaka and the Bobby plastics bags a thing of T he Bobby St a fStafford-Bush Foundation the past at his local su- ford-Bush Foundation the award first started in permarket and put up supports this special prize 2002. posters and talked with for young kiwis that have Since 2002, a total of local shop owners to en- experienced the marine 245 schools and 376 stu- courage shoppers to use environment and display dents have participated in more environmentally that passion and experithis trip. friendly options. ence through art. In Wellington, the Expe“I’m so impressed with Panela created a puppet riencing Marine Reserves the amazing action pro- shadow show video for programme is delivered to jects and passion these her art project teaching school students through- students have to protect viewers about what could outApplications the region by Moun- the marine environment happen to the marine are available at our recruitment View the Wainuiomata News tainsoffi toceSea forinfuture generations,” environment if it is not or atWellington. the security gate based the onlinelooked www.wsn.co.nz George in Wellington. This Ngauranga year students foprogramme director Saafter. Contact Barry 472 7987 or 021 276 6654.

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