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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.

July
25 Walk and welcome
August
Walk 
Walk
15 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Living in Sweden
22  Walk
22 Walk – Travis Wetlands – Meet in the carpark that comes off Beach Road (Mairehau and Frosts Road intersection) at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
September
5 Walk
12   Walk ‘n’ Talk – Sport Canterbury
18  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?
23   Walk
30 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
11  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Lyttelton – Meet at the corner of Norwich Quay and Canterbury Street at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
18 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
25  Walk
December
Walk and Christmas morning tea – Meet at the Quarry at the carpark off Kennedys Bush Road at 10am

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.

July
22 Walk and welcome
29  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Living in Sweden
August
5 Walk ‘n’ Talk – Governors Bay – Meet at the Governors Bay jetty at 1pm or carpool from South Library at 12.30pm
12  Walk ‘n’ Talk– Travis Wetlands – Meet in the carpark that comes off Beach Road (Mairehau and Frosts Road intersection) at 10am  or carpool from Halswell at 9.30am
19  Walk 
26  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Sport Canterbury
September
2 Walk
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
13  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
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.

June
26 Walk
July
3   Walk and morning tea
24  Walk and welcome
31  Walk ‘n’ Talk – Nga Puna Wai tour – Meet in the carpark of Nga Puna Wai at the end of Augustine Drive, Halswell at 10am or carpool from the church at 9.30am
August
Walk
14 Walk ‘n’ Talk– Travis Wetlands – Meet in the carpark that comes off Beach Road (Mairehau and Frosts Road intersection) at 10am  or carpool from the church at 9.30am
21 Walk
28 Walk ‘n’ Talk – How entitled are you?
September
Walk
17  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.