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

Free Sunday Walks is a regular walking programme. Each walk starts at 10.30am with Warren Cain.

All walks are on the flat and are approximately one hour duration. Prepare for changeable weather. Consider bringing a sunhat, sunscreen, raincoat, drink and a snack.

All ages and abilities are welcome. Check with Warren Cain for wheelchair accessibility. Dogs are permitted but must be on a leash and under control

A BYO picnic lunch follows each walk for those interested.

Contact us more further information. 

2017 programme

April Walk Meeting location Bus
2 Walk to Waiwetu  Waiwetu Reserve, Waiwetu St off Fendalton Rd, Fendalton 29
9 Ready for Redwood Redwood Park, Sturrocks Rd near Saunders Pl, Redwood B
16 Searching for Scott Scott Park, Nottingham Ave near Gore St, Oaklands 125
23 Round about Ryelands Ryeland Reserve, Ryeland Ave off Ilam Rd, Ilam 29 Or
30 Walking to Waipara Waipara Playground, Waipapar St off Hurunui St, Cracroft 145  Or


May Walk Meeting location Bus
7 Roving Richmond Richmond Village Green, Stanmore Rd opposite Warwick St, Richmond 60  Or
14 Meet at Macfarlane Macfarlane Park, Emmett St near Bellbrook Cres, Shirley 44
21 With us at Withells Withells Island Reserve, Union St opposite Rodney St, New Brighton 60
22 Move to Muir Park Muir Park, Muir Ave near Townshend Cres, Halswell 100


June Walk Meeting location Bus
4 Going to Grendale Greendale Reserve, Greendale Ave near Berndale Pl,  Avonhead 125  P
11 Revisiting Rutland Rutland Reserve, Rutland St and Tomes Rd corner, St Albans 28
18 Greetings from Gainsborough Gainsborough Reserve, Gainsborough St off Wyn St, Hoon Hay 60
25 Away to Abberley Abberley Park, Abberley Cres near Kinloch St, St Albans 100


July Walk Meeting location Bus
2 Bound for Buchan Buchan Playground, Buchan St and Wordsworth St corner,  Sydenham 28  B
9 Move to Mountfort Mountfort Park, Dickens St off Lincoln Rd, Addington 120  OL
16 Come to Colman Colman Reserve, Coleman Ave off Main South Rd, Sockburn 130 Y
23 Juniper Jaunt Juniper Reserve, Juniper Pl off Roydvale Ave, Burnside 120 17
30 Parading Parklands Arthur Adcock Reserve, Lamorna Rd opp Foresters Cres, Parklands 80 OL


Bus key:

  • Or = Orbiter
  • M = Diamond Harbour Ferry Line
  • Ol = Orange line
  • B = Blue line
  • P = Purple line
  • C = Yellow line

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