Come and explore one of Christchurch’s brand new regional parks with the Styx Living Laboratory Trust. Bring your friends and family for a walk through eight hectares of planted native forest, natural waterways and lakes with local experts to learn about the natural environment of the Styx River and Ka Putahi Creek.

Try your hand at a range of fun activities related to environmental monitoring, research and citizen science involving local wildlife, plants, water quality, Maori cultural values and local history.

Find out how to become involved in environmental monitoring programmes in the Styx area, or just enjoy a day in the sun.

Guided walks, bird monitoring, Maori medicinal plants, weaving, pest control, native insects and fish, forest restoration, water quality, wildlife management and more.

Food and refreshments available.