AvON Blog

Official blog of the Avon-Otakaro Network

New Mayor to open this year’s Spring River Festival

Newly elected Mayor Lianne Dalziel will officially open the Spring River Festival at Kerr’s Reach on November 2 as one of her first ceremonial duties since taking office. [More]

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]

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]