Bike Wise encourages a whole school approach to cycle safety and safe travel.
Fantastic curriculum resources for teachers and students are available on NZTA’s education portal. The resources promote safe and active travel when walking, cycling or being around trains, with resources for teacher-led learning experiences, student-led learning experiences and ICT resources.
You may find extra ideas and guidance for your Bike Wise cycle safety approach below.
Safe riding tips factsheet (994 KB)
Access the New Zealand Transport Agency website for the following
- Share the Road resources
- Cyclist road code
- Cycle road rules and equipment factsheet .
- Cycle helmet information
- Cycle equipment, clothing and gear
- Road safety tips to teach your children
How to guides
Bike Wise Bike Buyer's Guide (178KB)
Visit your local or regional council's website for information on cycle routes in your area.
For information on the different ways you can travel the country and the things you need to consider before starting your journey see Information for tourists and travellers in New Zealand on the NZ Transport website.
Check out information on local mountain biking tracks on the Tracks website.
Visit our News page for inspiring cycling stories. Search in your region or search keywords like: Schools, kids, children and so on to find relevant stories.
We have a range of inexpensive cycle safety related merchandise for sale. These items make great prizes and incentives for students taking part in cycle safety education and events. View available Bike Wise merchandise.