For the journey ahead...

For the journey ahead...

For the journey ahead...

For the journey ahead...

For the journey ahead...

For the journey ahead...

For the journey ahead...

We must go together.

There’s an old saying, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” But what happens when going alone slows you down too?

Only with a safe, efficient and sustainable travel network can we ensure a positive future for our communities and businesses in the Whakatipu.

The Lightfoot Initiative was started to help meet this shared goal of less reliance on car travel, less congestion on our roads, less carbon in our atmosphere.

This isn’t about being anti-car. Rather it is about inspiring a change in thinking about how we move around this beautiful place – and making certain this change can occur regardless of the challenging transport conditions ahead.

The future stretches out in front of us. We need the vision and wherewithal to meet it on the right foot.

Current projects.

Help support Lightfoot.

We need your help!

Donate time and join our committed network of transport networkers. Help us make the connections that count!

And with your financial support we can help ensure everyone in Queenstown understands the incredible opportunities active travel offers the future of our place.

Bike. Bus. Brilliant.

A bike-bus journey offers the best of both worlds – ease of travel over longer distances and the enjoyment of pedal-powered freedom.

Make some time for you.

See how a fast, reliable bus network puts less stress on our roads – and less stress on you.

There’s more than one way to get there.

Bike or bus, scoot or skate, walk or run or pogo or skip or dance or, well… it doesn’t really matter how – just one less car trip a week makes a difference.

Why not travel in good company?

If a problem shared is a problem halved, then dividing one car between many helps make the trip with less cost and less congestion.

Let’s do this.

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Word On The Street.

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We are running out of bikes! Do you have one that needs a new home? Please go to our website www.onebike.org.nz to donate it.

We are running out of bikes! Do you have one that needs a new home? Please go to our website www.onebike.org.nz to donate it. ... See MoreSee Less

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See U Next Tuesday at the Big Bike Film Night in Arrowtown. Tickets still available, see some amazing stories from Aotearoa and beyond...https://bigbikefilmnight.nz/ ... See MoreSee Less

COFFEE right now, great to see so many Arthurs Point peeps on the trail. Huge thanks to Queenstown Lakes District Council for their support of low emission commuting in Queenstown!
Queenstown Primary School kids on the trail too! #coldfingies

COFFEE right now, great to see so many Arthur's Point peeps on the trail. Huge thanks to Queenstown Lakes District Council for their support of low emission commuting in Queenstown!
Queenstown Primary School kids on the trail too! #coldfingies
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FREE COFFEE & KAI!!!!!
Celebrating the almost completely complete new ARTHURS POINT to Queenstown commuter link (with a few barriers to come)... on Tuesday 7th May between 7am and 9am.  Grab your kids, dogs, skates, bikes, scooters, running shoes or pogo sticks and hit the road for Sweet Coffee Trailer and EuropeanBakery treats. Join the Lightfoot and Queenstown Lakes District Council crews for chow and chinwag. See you all there and dont forget your reusable cup!Tag a mate and invite them for a midweek catch up.
Free goat rides for all attending.

FREE COFFEE & KAI!!!!!
Celebrating the almost completely complete new ARTHUR"S POINT to Queenstown commuter link (with a few barriers to come)... on Tuesday 7th May between 7am and 9am. Grab your kids, dogs, skates, bikes, scooters, running shoes or pogo sticks and hit the road for Sweet Coffee Trailer and EuropeanBakery treats. Join the Lightfoot and Queenstown Lakes District Council crews for chow and chinwag. See you all there and don't forget your reusable cup!

Tag a mate and invite them for a midweek catch up.
Free goat rides for all attending.
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RATES RISE!!! Yes, Lightfoot certainly have an opinion on the Otago Regional Council's Long Term Plan. Watch our short guide, and then complete your submission. It only takes 5 minutes.
We're saying YES to increased investment in Public Transport... but let's take it further, with more investment in bus and ferry services.
We're saying NO to the proposed rates change to a flat rate.
Make your submission before Sunday night: www.orc.govt.nz/plans-policies-reports/corporate-plans-and-reports/long-term-plan-ltp-2024-2034
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Join the OneBike team from next Wednesday 3rd April to keep your bike in tip-top shape as the days darken!
Details below. Sign up at events@lightfoot.org.nz

Join the OneBike team from next Wednesday 3rd April to keep your bike in tip-top shape as the days darken!
Details below. Sign up at [email protected]Ready to learn how to keep your bike safe and road ready as we move into the colder months? You've put km's on the clock over the summer, so come and join OneBike's FREE classes.
Classes are running every Wednesday throughout April at the Queenstown Primary School hall from 6.30pm to 8pm (and from WHS in May).
First class is Wednesday 3rd April. Book your space now at [email protected] - no previous experience needed.
BYO bike if you want!
Sponsored by Queenstown Lakes District Council and Central Lakes Trust

Happiness House Queenstown-Community Support Centre
Queenstown Islamic Center
Queenstown Chinese Community
Mana Tāhuna
Queenstown Trails
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