Monthly Archives: June 2015


How are cyclists treated in the New Zealand legal system?

After a number of cyclist deaths in New Zealand, cycle advocates and policy makers alike have been pondering issues relating to the penalties imposed on motorists. There have been many press reports lately about stories of cyclist deaths and their bearing on their bereaved families and the subsequent public dismay as to how guilty motorists

New publication: Keen on Electric Vehicles: Kiwi perspectives on electric vehicles, and opportunities to stimulate uptake.

We have just published a new project report on a very hot topic at the moment, ‘Electric Vehicle uptake in New Zealand’.

The report is a product of the Green Grid project with overlap with input from the Energy Cultures project.

New Zealand has nearly the highest ownership of cars in the world – around 700 light