Help us maintain healthy waterways with community planting and clean up events.

What to expect

Join Christchurch City Council Rangers for community planting and clean ups around our waterways.

What to bring

  • Weather appropriate clothing - layers, rain jacket, hat
  • Sturdy boots or gumboots
  • Gardening gloves
  • Water bottle and snack

Community planting days

Ferrymead Park


Join the Ranger team to infill plant amenity gardens around Ferrymead Park.

  • Saturday 3 August, 9.30am to midday

Meet on Truscotts Road, opposite Ferrymead Heritage Park. Check map. [JPG, 172 KB]

Contact Rodney Chambers on 027 226 7987 for more information.


Styx River


Help Christchurch City Council Rangers plant up and improve the health of the Styx River. Sausage sizzle to follow event.

  • Sunday 11 August 2019, 10am to 12.30pm

Meet at 32 Turners Road - drive all the way down to the driveway to the Styx River.

Contact Alice Waterhouse on 027 218 4916 for more information.