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Welly On Wheels - Confidence & Skills For Biking Pōneke

Ticket Information

  • One person - Bringing own e-bike: $0.00 each ($0.00)
  • One person - Rental e-bike: $0.00 each ($0.00)
  • One person - Bringing own bike (not electric): $0.00 each ($0.00)
  • One person - Rental bike (not electric): $0.00 each ($0.00)
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  • Tue 31 Oct 2023, 12:00pm–1:30pm
  • Fri 3 Nov 2023, 10:30am–12:00pm Non-electric Bike Session
  • Sat 4 Nov 2023, 10:30am–12:00pm E-Bike Session
  • Sat 4 Nov 2023, 10:30am–12:00pm Non-electric Bike Session
  • Thu 9 Nov 2023, 1:00pm–2:30pm


Adults Only

Council is teaming up with Pedal Ready, who deliver free cycle-skills training in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, to run a series of group rides using new cycling Infrastructure in Pōneke. The ride-throughs will involve using sharrows, bike-specific traffic lights, advanced stop boxes, raised bus-stop platforms, shared paths, and separated cycleways. These sessions are a great opportunity to build confidence to travel around the city safely and efficiently by paihikara (bike).

We have sessions available for both e-bike and manual bike (not electric) users. Thanks to Switched On Bikes and Wellington City Council, you can borrow a bike free of charge if you don't have access to one. If you need a trike, please book a 'Rental e-bike' ticket then email us at to enquire about availability (Please note that trikes are only available on request and are subject to availability).

The ride will start and end at Switched on Bikes on Queens Warf. Please allow 1.5 hours.

These rides are suitable for people who are at least 16 years old and:
- Know how to ride a bike but aren't yet travelling by bike in the city; or
- Those travelling by bike in the city but would like to gain confidence; or
- Those who want to learn how to use new infrastructure.

If you would like to learn how to ride a bike away from the road, check out the free Pedal Ready courses on their website or contact them to register your interest in a course not listed.

The information you shared in signing up for this ride is used for booking and safety purposes. Within 14 days after the tour, your name and emergency contact details will be deleted. Other information provided may be stored anonymously to support our project evaluation.

Your email address will be stored for 12 months following the tour. Within that time, we will contact you with follow-up information about biking in Pōneke, as well as feedback opportunities about the ride and the impact it has had on your travel around Pōneke.

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you and to ask for it to be corrected if you believe it is incorrect. If you would like to ask for a copy of your information or to have it corrected, please contact us at

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