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Wairarapa Motorcyclists dusting of their rides ready for a season of better road riding.Wairarapa Motorcyclists dusting of their rides ready for a season of better road riding.

YOU'RE CHALLENGED TO BE A BETTER RIDER!

From September 2021 to February 2022, The Wairarapa Road Safety Council will pay the booking fees for any 'ride forever' course. Go to rideforever.co.nz and book any training course offered by a provider in the Wellington region for FREE. As long as you live in Wairarapa, there is no charge! USE PROMO CODE: WRSC

****$150 MONTHLY DRAWS FOR COURSE SIGN UP - USE WINNING VOUCHERS FOR RIDING GEAR / WORKSHOP COSTS / ACCESSORIES****


RIDE FOREVER

The only nationally available, certified rider coaching in New Zealand, delivered by experts.

From learning how to keep yourself safe on the daily commute to honing the most advanced riding techniques, there's a Ride Forever course to suit your needs. Ride Forever courses also support NZTA's Competency-based Training and Assessment requirements for licensing.   

While each course delivers important skills on its own, the full complement is designed to help you progress to a higher level. So, if you start at Urban/Commuter or Bronze, you can advance through Silver to Gold level, taking a maximum of two courses per year along the way (only one Gold course is permitted each year). Once there, you can continue to take a Gold refresher course each year.


FREE SAFETY CHECKS

The 'machine' might have been stored in the shed for a long winter & needs to be safe and set up before you take to the road. Book a FREE workshop safety check at any one of these amazing stores;

  • Evolved Performance - 021 211 0051
  • Langlands Motorcycles - 06 378 8444
  • Sargents Motorcycles - 06 379 7887
  • Fagan Suzuki - 0800 500 051

Check out how to maintain and regularly check your motorcycle at rideforever.co.nz


WAIRARAPA WINDING UP WORLD CAR FREE DAY

Tuesday 21st of September 2021: Leave your car keys on the bench at home and hikoi with your feet to kura or mahi this World car free day!
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Public to have their say on SH2 Ngauranga to Featherston speeds

Friday 17th of September 2021: 17 September 2021 2:00 pm | Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
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Changes to learner and restricted driver licences

Monday 13th of September 2021: Press release from Waka Kotahi 13.09.21
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Put vehicle safety first - renew your Warrant of Fitness

Thursday 2nd of September 2021: Waka Kotahi is reminding vehicle owners in regions which have moved to Covid-19 Alert Level 3 that Warrant of Fitness (WoF) and Certificate of Fitness (CoF) inspections are now available at most sites, to ensure drivers can get their vehicles checked and have confidence that they are safe on our roads.
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Work resumes on Wellington/Wairarapa state highways

Wednesday 1st of September 2021: State highway works in Wellington and Wairarapa are resuming, following the move to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 this week for most of New Zealand, excluding Auckland and Northland.
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SH2 Wairarapa speed review consultation extended

Tuesday 24th of August 2021: Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is extending the consultation for proposed new speed limits and safety improvements for State Highway 2 (SH2) in Wairarapa by three weeks, to ensure that everyone in the community has the ability to make a submission.
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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) services update

Sunday 22nd of August 2021: The COVID-19 situation in New Zealand continues to evolve and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is committed to supporting safety during this time.
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Waka Kotahi data shows dramatic drop in travel with move to Alert Level 4

Friday 20th of August 2021: Data released today by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency confirms a significant drop in travel within New Zealand’s main urban centres following the move to Covid-19 Alert Level 4.
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SADD Student Strives for change

Monday 9th of August 2021: Here’s how a student investigated road safety for NCEA geography, focusing on the very highway where his own family has felt the effects of a crash.
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