Walking can help you keep healthy and active. Meet new people and feel great by joining your local walk 'n' talk group.

Join us on a 40-minute walk. Informative talks follow many of the walks – see the programme for details.

Call us on 03 941 8999 for information on cancellations.

Contact us for more information.  


Programme

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

When: 1pm Thursday.

Duration: Approximately 40 minutes.

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

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Call us on 03 941 8999 for information on cancellations.

2021 walks

Date Walk
November
11 Walk
18 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Bowenvale Valley
Meet at the corner of Birdwood Ave and Eastern/Waimea Tce at 1pm
25 Walk
December
2 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Harry Ell
Carpool from the library at 12.45pm or meet at the car park next to the playground in Victoria Park at 1pm.
9 Walk ‘n’ Xmas Afternoon Tea – Full details to be confirmed.
16 Walk

2022 walks

Date Walk
February
10 Walk and welcome
17 Walk
24 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Heathcote Estuary.
Carpool from the library at 12.30pm or meet at the corner of Ferrymead Park Drive and Bridle Path Road at 1pm
March
3 Walk
10 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Lincoln Liffey Wander
Carpool from the library at 12.20pm or meet at Liffey Springs Drive opposite Watkins Place at 1pm
17 Walk
24 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Prestons
Carpool from the library at 12.20pm or meet at the corner of Raranga Street and Te Korari St at 1pm
31 Walk
April
7 Walk ‘n’ Talk – The Gardens in Autumn
Carpool from the library at 12.30pm or meet at the Armagh Street Footbridge into the Gardens at 1pm
14 Walk
21 Walk
28 Walk
May
5 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Papanui
Carpool from the library at 12.30pm or meet at the corner of Grants Road and Rayburn Ave at 1pm
12 Walk
19 Walk n’ Talk – Redcliffs to Sumner
Carpool from the library at 12.30pm or meet at the corner of Beachville Road and Celia St at 1pm
26 Walk
June
2 Walk
9 Walk n’ Talk – Aged Concern
16 Walk
23 Walk n’ Talk – Matariki
30 Walk
July
7 Walk and afternoon tea

Where: Fendalton Library(external link), corner Jeffreys and Clyde Roads.
(external link)

When: 10am Thursday.

Duration: Approximately 40 minutes. 

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

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Call us on 03 941 8999 for information on cancellations.

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

When: 10am Monday.

Duration: Approximately 40 minutes.

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

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Call us on 03 941 8999 for information on cancellations.

2021 walks

Date Walk
November
15 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Heathcote
Carpool from the library at 9.30am or meet at the corner of Ferrymead Park Drive and Bridle Path Road at 10am
22 Walk
29 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Sumner
Carpool from the library at 9.30am or meet at the corner of Marriner Street and the Esplanade at 10am
December
6 Walk ‘n’ Xmas Morning Tea
Meet at the Quarry at 10am for shared morning tea. BYO drink of preference.
13 Walk

 
2022 walks

Date Walk
February
7 Waitangi Day
14 Walk and Welcome
21 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Lincoln Liffey Wander
Carpool from the library at 9.30am or meet at Liffey Springs Drive opposite Watkins Place at 10am
28  Walk
March
7 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Allandale to Governors Bay
Carpool from the library at 9.30am or meet at the Allandale Reserve car park at 10am
14 Walk
21 

Walk ‘n’ Talk – Riccarton House
Carpool from the Library at 9.30am or meet in the Riccarton House car park at 10am

28  Walk
April
 4 Walk ‘n’ Talk – The Gardens in Autumn
Carpool from the library at 9.30am or meet at the Armagh Street Footbridge into the Gardens at 10am
11  Walk
18  Easter Monday
25  ANZAC Day
May
 2 Walk ‘n’ Talk – City Councillor
Walk
16 

Walk ‘n’ Talk – Beckenham
Carpool from the Library at 9.30am or meet outside South Library, Colombo Street at 10am

23  Walk
30 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Aged Concern
June
Queen's Birthday
13  Walk
20  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki
27  Walk
July
 4 Walk 'n' morning tea

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

When: 10am Wednesday.

Duration: Approximately 40 minutes.

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

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Call us on 03 941 8999 for information on cancellations.

2021 walks

Date Walk
November
17 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Cracroft
Carpool from the Church or meet at the corner of Opihi Street and Huranui Street at Cracroft at 10am
24 Walk
December
1 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Bowenvale Valley
Carpool from the Church at 9.30am or meet at the corner of Birdwood Ave and Waimea/Eastern Tce at 10am
8 Walk ‘n’ Xmas Afternoon Tea – Full details to be confirmed.
15 Walk

  
2022 walks

Date Walk
February
 9 Walk and welcome
16  Walk
23 

Walk ‘n’ Talk – Kaiapoi
Carpool from the church at 9.20am or meet at the corner of Hilton Street and Bowler Stret at 10am

March
Walk
Walk ‘n’ Talk – Allandale to Governors Bay
Carpool from 23 Birdwood Ave at 9.30am or meet at the Allandale Reserve car park at 10am
16  Walk
23  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Lyttleton to Corsair Bay
Carpool from the church at 9.30am or meet at the corner of Norwich Quay and Canterbury Street at 10am
30  Walk
April
 6 Walk ‘n’ Talk – The Gardens in Autumn
Carpool from the church at 9.30am or meet at the Armagh Street Footbridge into the Gardens at 10am
13  Walk
20  Walk
27  Walk
May
 4 Walk ‘n’ Talk – St Martins
Carpool from the church at 9.30am or meet at the corner of Wilsons Road and Centaurus Road at the roundabout at 10am
11  Walk
18  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Halswell
Carpool from the church at 9.30am or meet at the corner of Provincial Road and Kennedy’s Bush Road at 10am
25  Walk
June
 1 Walk
Walk ‘n’ Talk – City
Carpool from the church at 9.30am or meet in the Margaret Mahy Playground car park at 10am
15  Walk
22  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Matariki
29  Walk
July
 6 Walk and morning tea

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

When: 10am Monday.

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

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Call us on 03 941 8999 for information on cancellations.

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

When: 10am Wednesday. Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Listen to Newstalk ZB 1098am.

Duration: Approximately 40 minutes.

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

Cancellations: Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. Call us on 03 941 8999 for information on cancellations.

2021 walks

Date Walk
November
17 Walk & Explore – Visit the new cycleway alongside the new northern motorway
24 Walk
December
1 Walk
8 Walk – Final walk of the year Christmas Celebration