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

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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.

September
5 Walk
12   Walk ‘n’ Talk – Sport Canterbury
19  Walk
26   Walk – Exploring Addington – Meet at the corner of Dickens Stret and Poulson Street at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
October
3 Walk
10   Walk
17  Walk ‘n’ Talk – How entitled are you?
24   Walk
31 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Family history – Meet outside the Square entrance to Tūranga (Central Library) at 12.55pm or bus from South Library at 12.15pm
November
Walk
14  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Lyttelton – Meet at the corner of Norwich Quay and Canterbury Street at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
21 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Harry Ell – Meet in the carpark in Victoria Park next to the playground at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
28  Walk
December
Walk and Christmas morning tea – Meet at the Quarry at the carpark off Kennedys Bush Road at 10am

Fendalton

What to expect: All walks are approximately 30 minutes long on the flat. Walks cancelled in heavy or persistent rain. 

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

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.

September
5 Walk ‘n’ Talk
12   Walk
19  Walk ‘n’ Explore – Spring at the Botanic Gardens
26   Walk
October
3 Christchurch Walking Festival  Walk
10   Christchurch Walking Festival: Walk Riccarton to Mona. 
Meet outside homestead at Riccarton bush with an optional tour of the Riccarton House after the walk
17  Walk
24   Walk
31 Walk 'n' Explore: See the  Rhododendrons at Ilam
November
Walk
14  Walk ‘n’ Talk
21 Walk
28  Walk ‘n’ Explore Meet at Bishopdale Library
December
Walk
12

Last walk of the year and Christmas Morning Tea Celebration

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.

August
26  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Sport Canterbury
September
2 Walk
9 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Brighton Beach Wander – Meet at the library end of Brighton Pier at 10am or carpool from Halswell at 9.30am
16  Walk
23  Walk ‘n’ Talk – How entitled are you?
30 Walk 
October
7 Walk
14  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Family history – Meet outside the Square entrance to Tūranga (Central Library) at 9.55am
21  Walk
28  Labour Day
November
4 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Lyttelton – Meet at the corner of Norwich Quay and Canterbury Street at 10am or carpool from Halswell at 9.30am
11  Walk
18  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Harry Ell – Meet in the carpark in Victoria Park next to the playground at 10am or carpool from the Halswell Library at 9.30am
25  Walk
December
2 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.

August
28 Walk ‘n’ Talk – How entitled are you?
September
Walk
11  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Sports Canterbury
18 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Family history – Meet outside the Square entrance to Tūranga (Central Library) at 9.55am or carpool from the church at 9.20am
25  Walk 
October
Walk
Walk
16 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Riccarton House – Meet in the Riccarton House carpark at 10am or carpool from the church at 9.30am
23 Walk
30 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Sumner – Meet at Cave Rock at 10am or carpool from the church at 9.30am
November
6 Walk 
13 Walk 
20 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Harry Ell – Meet in the carpark in Victoria Park next to the playground at 10am or carpool from the church at 9.30am
27 Walk
December
4 Walk and Christmas 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.

August
28 Walk
September
4 Walk
11 Walk
18  Walk ‘n’ Explore  – Catch the Orbiter and Walk in Ilam Walk
25  Walk
October
2 Walking Festival - Walk
9 Walking Festival - Walk
16 Walk
23 Walk ‘n’ Explore  – See the Rhodedrums Walk at Ilam University
30 Walk
November
6 Walk
13 Walk
20 Walk ‘n’ Explore  – Walk at New  Brighton
27 Walk
December
4 Walk
10 Christmas Celebration