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Video Journalism Documentary: Bikelash

Cameron Joe

With new cycleway developments pulling up to Christchurch roads, some residents think they’re being overdesigned.

Otautahi has over 60 kilometres of bike paths managed by the Christchurch City Council, who is aiming to provide safe and efficient infrastructure.  

Bikelash is the word used to describe the backlash to these projects, and as Cameron Joe finds out, the problem is on-going.