Find an event that you, your family, and friends can attend. There are lots to choose from throughout the year, and throughout the region.

Community Volunteers from the Styx Mill Reserve Planting Day May 2017

Activities vary and may include general clean-ups, tree planting, weeding, mulching and planting.

Please read the volunteer guidelines and then contact the organiser to register your interest in these events.

Monthly events

Event Next event date Contact
Bottle Lake and Spencer Park (North) To suit Park Rangers (03) 941 8999
Charlesworth Reserve (Ferrymead) Sunday 25 June, 3pm to 5pm Andrew Crossland 027 434 1155
Drayton Reserve Saturday 24 June, 2pm to 4pm Bridie Gibbings 027 404 0737
Groynes, Styx, Otukaikino
To be arranged Arthur Adcock 027 226 7801 / 
John Parry 027 475 4750
Halswell Quarry Saturday 24 June Robbie Hewson 027 459 2891
McCormacks Bay Sunday 16 July, 2pm to 4pm Matt Rose 027 240 6276
Port Hills Saturday 24 June, 12.15pm to 4pm Di Carter (03) 941 7572 or 027 201 5653
South New Brighton Park Sunday 2 July, 2pm to 4pm Pieter Borcherds 027 611 8655
ThistleDown Reserve Saturday 24 June, 10am to 12pm Bridie Gibbings 027 404 0737
Travis Wetland
Sunday 15 July, 9am to 12.30pm John Skilton on 027 4968 935

Annual events

Event Date
Arbor Day Monday 5 June
Westmorland East Reserve Community Planting Day Saturday 8 July 
Ngā Puna Wai Reserve Community Planting Day Saturday 5 August
Southshore Reserve Community Planting Day Saturday 12 August
Victoria Park Planting Day
Saturday 26 August
Otukaikino Community Planting Day Sunday 27 August
Clean Up New Zealand Week (external link) 11 - 17 September
Travis Wetland Community Planting Day  Saturday 16 September
Conservation Week (external link) 14 to 22 October 

Related events

 Event  Contact
Conservation volunteers (external link) 0800 127 890 or 021 686 292
Graffiti Removal (03) 941 6655 or Register online
Summit Road Society (external link) Depends on location
Te Ara Kakariki (external link) office@kakariki.org.nz
Trees for Canterbury (external link) (external link) info@treesforcanterbury.org.nz
Weedbusters (external link) Depends on location