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Programme

Beckenham

Where: South Christchurch Library, corner of Colombo Street and Hunter Terrace(external link), Beckenham.

When: 1pm Thursday.

Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

February
Walk and welcome
14  Walk
21 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Turanga: Central Library – Meet outside the main entrance of Turanga at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
28  Walk
March
Walk ‘n’ Talk – Governors Bay – Meet at the Governors Bay jetty at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
14  Walk
21 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Nga Puna Wai – Meet at the carpark at the end of Augustine Drive in Nga Puna Wai at 1pm or carpool from the South Library at 12.30pm
28  Walk
April
Walk ‘n’ Talk – Travel Stories
11   Walk
18  Walk
25   Anzac Day
May
Walk ‘n’ Talk – Avon Estuary – Meet on the corner Beatty Street and Estuary Road at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
9   Walk
16  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Community Energy Action
23   Walk
30 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Halswell Quarry – Meet in the first Carpark near the Cottage off Kennedys Bush Rd at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
June
Walk
13  Walk
20 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki/Te Reo
27  Walk
July
Walk and morning tea

Fendalton

Where: Crisp Café, Fendalton Mall Village, corner Ilam and Clyde Rds(external link) (until the end of July 2019). All walks leave from the Crisp Café unless specified and are approximately 30 minutes long on the flat.

When: 10am Thursday

What to bring: Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

January
31 Welcome back to walking
February
7 Walk
14 Walk
21 Walk
28 Walk (last walk session that the Fendalton Library will
be open)
March
7 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
14 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
21 Walk - Meet at the Botanical Gardens - Information centre
28 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
April
4 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
11 Walk - Meet at Bishopdale Library
18 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
25 No walk - ANZAC Day
May
2 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
9 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
16 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
23 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
30 Walk - Meet at Tūranga Central Library
June
6 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
13 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
20 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
27 Walk - Meet at Crisp Café, Clyde Road 
July
4 Walk - Final week of the Term

Halswell

Where: Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre – Halswell Library(external link)

When: 10am Monday

Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

February
4 Walk and welcome
11  Walk
18  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Turanga: Central Library – Meet outside the main entrance of Turanga at 10.00am or carpool from Halswell at 9.30am
25  Walk
March
4 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Governors Bay – Meet at the Governors Bay jetty at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
11  Walk
18  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Te Hapua: Halswell Library
25  Walk
April
1 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Fisher to Waltham – Meet at South Library on Columbo St at 10am or carpool from Halswell Library at 9.30am
Walk
15  Walk
22  Easter Monday
29 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Nga Puna Wai – Meet at the carpark at the end of Augustine Drive in Nga Puna Wai at 10.00am
May
6 Walk
13  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Community Energy Action
20  Walk
27  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Avon Estuary – Meet on the corner of Beatty Street and Estuary Road at 10.00am or carpool from Halswell at 9.30am
June
3 Queen’s Birthday
10  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Addington – Meet at the corner of Dickens Street and Poulson St at 10.00am or carpool from Halswell at 9.30am
17  Walk
24  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki/Te Reo
July
1 Walk and morning tea

Linwood

Where: Linwood Union Church, corner of Tilford Street and Linwood Ave(external link), Linwood.

When: 10am Wednesday.

Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

February
13  Walk and welcome
20 Walk 
27 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Turanga: Central Library – Meet outside the main entrance of Turanga at 10.00am or carpool from Linwood Church at 9.30am
March
Walk
13  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Governors Bay – Meet at the Governors Bay jetty at 10.00am or carpool from Linwood Union Church at 9.30am
20 Walk
27  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Avon Estuary – Meet on the corner Beatty Street and Estuary Road at 10.00am or carpool from Linwood Union Church at 9.30am
April
Walk
10  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Community Board
17 Walk
24 Walk
May
Walk ‘n’ Talk – Community Energy Action
8 Walk 
15 Walk
22  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Addington – Meet at the corner of Dickens St and Poulson St at 10.00am or carpool from Linwood Union Church at 9.30am
29 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Living in Sweden
June
Walk
12  Walk 
19 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki/Te Reo
26 Walk
July
3   Walk and morning tea

New Brighton

Where: The New Brighton Library(external link), Marine Parade, New Brighton.

When: 10am Monday.

Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.

Papanui

Where: Papanui Library(external link)Corner Langdons and Restell Street, Papanui

When: 10am Wednesday 

Wear clothing suitable for the weather and comfortable walking shoes. Bring a drink bottle. Parents with strollers are welcome.