AvON Blog

Official blog of the Avon-Otakaro Network

AvON delighted by Minister's response to petition

Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) is delighted with the comment by Acting Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Amy Adams, that the Government will consider the proposal to turn the Avon River red zone into a reserve and river park, and says it looks forward to working with the Government to make this happen. [More]

Greens support creation of Avon-Otakaro River Park

The Green Party is calling on the Government to commit to building an Avon-Otakaro River Park, after more than 18,500 people have signed a petition in support of the Park. [More]

Avon River petition gathers 14,000 signatures

The group campaigning to create a river park and reserve out of the Avon River Red Zone has more than 14,000 signatures on its petition to Parliament – and is confident this number will increase. [More]

River park group wants petition forms returned

The group campaigning to create a river park and reserve out of the Avon River Red Zone wants completed petition sheets returned now. [More]

Greens throw their support behind greening the red zone

The Green Party has thrown its support behind a campaign to turn the Avon River red zone into a reserve and river park, with MPs and candidates signing a petition seeking just that. [More]