AvON Blog

Official blog of the Avon-Otakaro Network

WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

For quite a while our community have been wondering when public can have real access to the Christchurch Residential Red Zone and what is going to happen with this large tract of damaged land. As part of the Breeze Walking Festival starting this Saturday, Avon-Ōtākaro Network, the group advocating t... [More]

24 Sept - 9 Oct: SIX RED ZONE TREKS IN THE BREEZE WALKING FESTIVAL

24 Sept Saturday 2pm–4.30pm Riverside Heritage
28 Sept Wednesday 6pm–8pm Bexley Past & Future
1 Oct Saturday 2pm–4pm Mahinga Kai Sanctuary
2 Oct Sunday 2pm–4pm Avonside Eden
7 Oct Friday 6.30–8pm Southshore Sunset
8 Oct Saturday 2pm–4.30pm Dallington Horseshoe Lake

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World Wetlands Day Tour 2015

Following the success of last year’s coach trip celebrating World Wetlands Day, we are running another all-day coach trip this year on Sunday 1 February. [More]

Spring River Festival Inanga Heke

Saturday 25 October.   Celebrate the inanga heke (whitebait  migration) by following the river upstream from New Brighton to the city for CityUps in the evening.  Join us at the New Brighton Clocktower at 2pm or at any point along the way:  3pm, Avondale Bridge;  4pm, Gayhu... [More]

Greening the Red Zone River Walk

It was perfect walking conditions most of the way on the big river walk on 27 September 2014. Spring added a lot of life and colour to the river and banks with flowers, blossom, ducklings and cygnets in abundance. A lovely group of people that swelled to forty four along the River Road str... [More]