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

Beckenham

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.

July
23 Walk and welcome
30 Walk
August
Walk 
13 Walk 'n' talk – Nga Puna Wai Wetlands
Meet at the car park at the end of Augustine Drive in Nga Puna Wai at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
20 Walk
27 Walk
September
Walk ‘n’ Talk – The Tricolour and WW1
10 Walk 'n' talk – Iceland
17 Walk
24 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Historic Sign of the Takahe.
Meet at the corner of Hackthorne Road and Dyers Pass Road at 1pm or carpool from the Library at 12.30pm
October
1 Walk 
8 Walk
15 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Spring Experience
Meet on the bridge over the Avon into the Gardens in the Armagh Street car park at 1pm or carpool from the Library at 12.30pm
22 Walk 'n' talk – Community Board
29 Walk
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

Fendalton

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.

 

Halswell

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.

July
20 Walk and welcome
27 Walk
August
3 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Planning for your future
10 Walk
17 Walk ‘n’ Talk – The Tricolour and WW1
24 Walk
31 Walk
September
7 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Trees for Canterbury
Meet at Trees for Canterbury, 48 Charlesworth Street, Ferrymead at 10am or carpool from the Library at 9.30am
14 Walk
21 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Nga Puna Wai Wetlands
Meet at the car park at the end of Augustine Drive in Nga Puna Wai at 10am
28 Walk
October
5 Walk 
12 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Lincoln Meander
Meet at Lincoln and Districts Community Care at 16 Lyttelton Street, Lincoln at 10am or carpool from the Library at 9.30am
19 Walk
26 Labour Day
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

Linwood

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.

July
22  Walk and welcome
29 Walk
August
Walk
12 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Planning your future
19 Walk
26 Walk ‘n’ Talk – The Tricolour and WW1
September
Walk 
9 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Spring Experience
Meet on the bridge over the Avon into the Gardens in the Armagh Street car park at 10am or carpool from the Church at 9.30am
16 Walk
23 Walk
30 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Trees for Canterbury
Meet at Trees for Canterbury, 48 Charlesworth Street, Ferrymead at 10am
October
Walk 
14 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Historic Sign of the Takahe
Meet at the corner of Hackthorne Road and Dyers Pass Road at 10am or carpool from the Church at 9.30am
21 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Community Board update
28 Walk
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

New Brighton

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.

Papanui

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