Learn something new about your city, its people and the environment.

Free Sunday Walks is a regular walking programme. 

Key information

Each walk starts at 10.30am and is guided by Warren Cain.

All walks are on the flat and are approximately one hour duration, all ages and abilities welcome. Email warren_cain@hotmail.com to find out whether there is wheelchair accessibility.

Prepare for changeable weather. Consider bringing a sunhat, sunscreen, raincoat, drink and a snack.

Dogs are permitted but must be on a leash and under control.

A BYO picnic lunch follows each walk for those interested.

Contact us for further information

2019 programme

April Walk Meeting location Bus
7 Jellie Park Jaunt Met at Jellie Park, Greers Road near Gulidford Street, Burnside Or
14 Away to Aidanfield Meet at Reserve, Corner McMahon Drive and Aidanfiled Drive, Aidanfield 60
21 Eagerly to Elmwood Meet at Elmwood Park, Heaton Street near Alister Avenue, Merivale 100, 17
28 North to Northwood Meet at Northwood Park, Crombie Green near Northwood Boulevard, Northwood 28
May Walk Meeting location Bus
5 Enjoying English Meet at English Park, Cranford Street near Berwick Street, St Albans 28
12 Perusing Prebbleton Meet at Prebbleton Nature Park, Springs Road past Stirling Drive, Prebbleton 80
19 Hurry to Harrington Meet at Harrington Park, Peverel Street near Tika Street, Riccarton 80
26 Stretch your legs at St James Meet at St James Park, St James Avenue, near Harewood Road, Papanui 28, 125
June Walk Meeting location Bus
2 Come and hang out in Hoon Hay Meet at Hoon Hay Park, Mathers Road near Fusilier Street, Hoon Hay 60
9 Bound for Beckenham Meet at Beckenham Park, Eastern Terrace near Sandwich Road, Beckenham Or
16 Meet you at Monro Meet at Monro Playground, Garlands Road near Earl Street, Opawa 28
23 Travel to Tralee Meet at Tralee Reserve, Tralee Place off Reynolds Avenue, Bishopdale 28, 125
30  Ready for Rawhiti? Meet at Rawhiti Domain, Shaw Avenue near Lonsdale Street, New Brighton 60

July Walk Meeting location Bus
7 Parading around Paddington Meet at Paddington Reserve, Paddington Street near Ealing Street, Northcote 107
14 Cut through to Cuffs Meet at Cuffs Road Playground, Cuffs Road opposite Ontario Place, Wainoni 80
21 Around Abberley Meet at Abberley Park near Kinloch Street, St Albans 100
28 Head for Halswell Meet at Reserve, Richmond Avenue near Killarney Avenue, Knight Stream Park, Halswell OL
August Walk Meeting location Bus
4 Walking around Woodham

Meet at Woodham Park, Woodham Road near
Tancred Street, Linwood

11 Strolling South Brighton

Meet at South New Brighton Park, Beatty Street off
Estuary Road, South New Brighton

18 With Warren at Warren

Meet at Warren Park, Oakley Crescent off
Gibson Drive, Wigram

125, 80
25 Ready for Redwood

Meet at Redwood Park, Sturrocks Road near Saunders
Place, Redwood

B, 95
September Walk Meeting location Bus
1 Together at Thomson

Meet at Thomson Park, Marine Parade near Bowhill
Road, New Brighton

8 Looking for Sun at Sumner

Meet at St Leonards Park, Campbell Street near
Van Asch Street, Sumner

15 Meet us at Mona Vale

Meet at Mona Vale car park by brick wall, off Matai
Street East, Riccarton

22 Merrily to Middleton

Meet at Middleton Park, Lochee Road near
Golden Elm Lane, Riccarton

29 See you in Sydenham

Meet at Sydenham Park, Brougham Street near
Durham Street, Sydenham

October Walk Meeting location Bus
6 Jeffreys Jaunt

Meet at Jeffreys Reserve, Jeffreys Road near
Chepstow Avenue, Fendalton

13 Wandering Walter

Meet at Walter Park, Hills Road off Innes Road,

Or, 44
20 Stretch out at Spreydon

Meet at Spreydon Domain, Domain Terrace near
Neville Street, Spreydon

27 Parading to Papanui 

Meet at Papanui Domain, Sawyers Arms Road near
Nyoli Street, Papanui

Or, 125
November Walk Meeting location Bus
3 Hanging out in Hoon Hay

Meet at Hoon Hay Park, Mathers Road near
Fusilier Street, Hoon Hay

10 Browsing Burnside

Meet at Burnside Park, Avonhead Road near
Withells Road, Burnside

 125, P
17 Sauntering around Sockburn

Meet at Sockburn Park, Main South Road near
Weaver Place, Sockburn

 Y, 100
24 Somewhere around Somerfield

Meet at Somerfield Park, Woodard Terrace near
Stenness Avenue, Somerfield


Bus key

  • Or = Orbiter
  • O = Orange Line
  • F = Diamond Harbour Ferry Line
  • Y = Yellow Line
  • B = Blue line
  • P = Purple line

 Please check bus routes(external link) as these are subject to changes.