Walking can help you keep healthy and active. Meet new people and feel great by joining your local walk 'n' talk group.

Join us on a 40-minute walk. Informative talks follow many of the walks – see the programme for details.

Call us on 03 941 8999 for information on cancellations.

Contact us for more information.  


Programme

Where: South Christchurch Library, corner of Colombo Street and Hunter Terrace(external link), Beckenham.

When: 1pm Thursday.

Duration: Approximately 40 minutes.

What to bring: Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Listen to Newstalk ZB 1098am.

November
5 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Trees for Canterbury. 
Meet at Trees for Canterbury, 48 Charlesworth Street, Ferrymead at 1pm or carpool from the Library at 12.30pm
12 Walk
19 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Heathcote Towpath.
Meet at The Tannery on the corner of Cumnor Tce and Garlands Road at 1pm or carpool from the Library at 12.30pm
26 Walk
December
3 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Southshore
Meet at the corner of Caspian Street and Rockinghorse Road at 1pm or carpool from the Library at 12.30pm
10 Walk and Christmas afternoon tea
February
4 Walk and welcome
11 Walk
18 Walk ‘n’ Talk – North Beach – carpool from South Library at 12.30pm or meet in the carpark at the cnr of Marine Parade and Beach Road at 1pm.
25 Walk
March
4 Walk 
11 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Mona Vale – carpool from South Library at 12.30pm or meet in the carpark at Mona Vale – entrance off Mona Vale Ave – at 1pm
18 Walk
25 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Red Zone – carpool from South Library at 12.30pm or meet at the cnr of Retreat Rd and Avonside Drive at 1pm
April
1 Walk
8 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Tricolour WW1
15 Walk
22 Walk
29 Walk ‘n’ Talk – City Walk – carpool from South Library at 12.30pm, bus or meet on the cnr of Cashel St and Colombo Street at 1pm
May
6 Walk 
13 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Iceland
20 Walk
27 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Looking Ahead
June
3 Walk
10 Walk
17 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki
24 Walk
July
1 Walk
8 Walk and Afternoon Tea

Where: Fendalton Library(external link), corner Jeffreys and Clyde Roads.
(external link)

When: 10am Thursday.

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes. 

What to bring: Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Listen to Newstalk ZB 1098am.

 

Where: Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre – Halswell Library(external link).

When: 10am Monday.

Duration: Approximately 40 minutes.

What to bring: Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Listen to Newstalk ZB 1098am.

November
2 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Longhurst
Meet at the corner of Caulfield Ave and Hamill Road at 10am
9 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Community Board
16 Walk
23 Walk
30 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Redcliffs to Sumner
Meet at the corner of Beachville Road and Main Road at 10am or carpool from the library at 9.30am
December
7 Walk and Christmas morning tea – Halswell Quarry
February
8 Waitangi Day
15 Walk and Welcome
22 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Harry Ell – meet in Victoria Park Carpark (next to playground) at 10am
March
1 Walk ‘n’ Talk – South Shore – meet at the corner of Caspian St and Rockinghorse Rd at 10am or carpool from the Library at 9.30am
8 Walk
15 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Mona Vale – carpool from Halswell Library at 9.30am or meet in the carpark at Mona Vale - entrance off Mona Vale Ave – at 10am
22 Walk
29 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Red Zone – carpool from Halswell Library at 9.30am or meet at the cnr of Retreat Rd and Avonside Drive at 10.00am
April
5 Easter Monday
12 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Tricolour WW1
19 Walk
26 ANZAC Day
May
3 Walk
10 Walk ‘n’ Talk – City Councillor
17 Walk
24 Walk ‘n’ Talk – City Walk – carpool from Halswell Library at 9.30am, bus or meet on the cnr of Cashel St and Colombo Street at 10am
31 Walk
June
7 Queens's Birthday
14 Walk
21 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki
28 Walk
July
5 Walk ‘n’ Morning Tea

Where: Linwood Union Church, corner of Tilford Street and Linwood Ave(external link), Linwood.

When: 10am Wednesday.

Duration: Approximately 40 minutes.

What to bring: Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Listen to Newstalk ZB 1098am.

November
4 Walk 
11 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Ferrymead
Meet at the corner of Barton Street and Long Street, Woolston at 10am
18 Walk
25 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Southshore
Meet at the corner of Caspian Street and Rockinghorse Road at 10am or carpool from the Church at 9.30am
December
2 Walk
9 Walk and Christmas morning tea
February
3 Walk and Welcome
10 Walk
17 Walk ‘n’ Talk – North Beach – carpool from the Church at 9.30am or meet in the carpark at the cnr of Marine Parade and Beach Road at 10am
24 Walk
March
3 Walk
10 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Mona Vale – carpool from the Church at 9.30am or meet in the carpark at Mona Vale – entrance off Mona Vale Ave – at 10am
17 Walk
24 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Red Zone – carpool from the Church at 9.30am or meet at the cnr of Retreat Rd and Avonside Drive at 10am
31 Walk
April
7  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Tricolour WW1
14 Walk
21 Walk
28 Walk ‘n’ Talk – City Walk – carpool from the Church at 9.30am, bus or meet on the cnr of Cashel St and Colombo Street at 10am
May
5 Walk
12 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Hansens Park – carpool from the Church at 9.30am or meet at the corner of Albert Tce and Centaurus Rd at 10am
19 Walk
26 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Beckenham Wander – meet at South Library entrance at 10am
June
2 Walk
9 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Aged Concern
16 Walk
23 Walk
30 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki
July
7 Walk and Morning Tea

 

Where: New Brighton Library(external link), Marine Parade, New Brighton.

When: 10am Monday.

What to bring: Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Listen to Newstalk ZB 1098am.

Where: Papanui Library(external link), Corner Langdons and Restell Street, Papanui.

When: 10am Wednesday. Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Listen to Newstalk ZB 1098am.

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes.

What to bring: Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Listen to Newstalk ZB 1098am.

June
3 Walk and explore - Bus trip to Sumner 
Bring a packed lunch as this is a longer walk due to getting connecting buses.
10 Walk
17 Walk
24 Walk and explore - Bus trip to Silverstream
July
4 Walk - Last week of the term