Tour de Waiheke

When:  Saturday 2nd November, 11am – 8pm

Where: All over Waiheke, multiple venues and events

Cost: Mostly free (movie tickets $16)

Organised by: Cycle Action Waiheke

 More info: Facebook

Day Two of the Waiheke Cycling Festival. Take a self-guided spin around the Island and enjoy a programme of good food, art, wine/beer, cinema and stories.

11am-12noon High Tea and Tall Two-Wheeled Tales
Location Sustainability Centre
FREE – but bookings necessary

Experience a Kai Conscious High Tea at our Sustainability Centre with food extraordinaire and keen cyclist Kathy Voyles while storyteller and frocked pedal pusher, Tanya Batt rails you with tales of her cycling adventure across Jeju Island Korea.

1-2pm Beer & Bikes/Wine & Wheels,
Location Wild on Waiheke, Onetangi Straight
FREE – but bring cash/cards for drinks and beverages

Enjoy live music, local crafted beverages in an ambient outdoor setting.

3-4pm Cycle and Recycle
Location Red Shed Palm Beach
FREE

The art of cycling and recycling is explored at this exhibition of local artists at the Red Shed Community Gallery, Palm Beach. Sip wine/cool drinks and rest those weary thighs or brave the early summer ocean.

6-8pm Motherload Movie
Location Waiheke Cinema
TICKETS $16 AND BOOKINGS NECESSARY. Phone Waiheke Island Cinema: 09 3724240

Filmmaker Liz Canning cycled everywhere until she had twins.Hauling babies via car was not only unsustainable but took the freedom and adventure out of life. She Googled “family bike” and uncovered a global movement of people replacing cars with cargo bikes: long-frame bicycles designed for carrying passengers and heavy loads. Liz set out to learn more, and MOTHERLOAD was born.

 

Biketober Auckland is presented by Bike Auckland, your voice for a better city for people on bikes.