What were the changes?

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Compare what the streets in Māngere looked like before and after the infrastructure changes

Mana whenua

Learn about cultural elements in Future Streets

Walking

Learn about changes to make walking easier and safer

Cycling

Learn about changes to make cycling easier and safer

Calmer cars

Learn how car speeds were slowed

Improved amenities

Learn about amenity improvements made on the Community Trail

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Mana whenua

Mana whenua

Improvements to reflect the identity of Māngere peopleIt was important that this project recognise the cultural connections that Māori – the indigenous peoples of New Zealand – have with the land, and to demonstrate the significance of the land to their identity. To...

Walking

Walking

WalkingAn important aim of Te Ara Mua – Future Streets was to encourage people to walk more, particularly for local trips like going to the shops, to school, to the doctor, or to the bus stop. But walking wasn’t always the easiest or safest option. The footpaths were...

Cycling

Cycling

Making cycling easier and safer for people in MāngereCycling can be a fun and cheap way of getting around. It is also a great way to get fit. For children, cycling to school can be a great option because it gives them independence and helps their fitness, and to...

Calmer cars

Calmer cars

Calming the carsThe “Self Explaining Roads” concept was followed in Te Ara Mua – Future Streets. Self Explaining Roads concepts have been used in other parts of Auckland, such as in Point England. This was not a design template for Te Ara Mua – Future Streets, but...

Improved amenities

Improved amenities

Improved AmenitiesThe changes made to Māngere Central as part of Te Ara Mua – Future Streets were not just street changes. A lot of effort was put into making off-road areas such as the parks and laneways more accessible, comfortable, and enjoyable to walk around. In...

Get involved, get active!

Get involved, get active!

Get involved and active in Māngere Getting active can be fun and a great way to meet other people in your community. There are so many great activities already happening in Māngere, many of which use the Te Ara Mua - Future Streets infrastructure. Scroll down to find...