Lightfoot is a Registered Charity

Lightfoot is a Registered Charity

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari ko taku toa he toa takitini’ – ‘My strength is not that of a single warrior, but that of many.’  This whakataukī sums up one of Lightfoot’s key principles. As an organisation, we’ve evolved rapidly from a small community...
Test the Network Spring 2021

Test the Network Spring 2021

Last week, the Lightfoot Initiative followed seven ordinary people in their daily journeys around the Whakatipu basin. For one week, they chose active modes of transport and avoided individual cars as they tried to Test the Network. The group were deliberately...
Bridging the A2 Route and State Highway 6

Bridging the A2 Route and State Highway 6

A2 Route – Shotover bridge to Frankton The Lightfoot Initiative is working alongside community stakeholders such as Wakatipu High School, local resident associations, interested community members and local businesses to lobby for a safe crossing point over SH6...
Active Travel Mini-Expo 2020

Active Travel Mini-Expo 2020

Queenstown’s inaugural Active Travel mini-expo was held on 2nd December 2020 during torrential rain. The weather highlighted one of the key reasons why a shift in how we view and use transport is required.  We were inspired – NZ Active Travel pioneer Darleen Tana...