Walking Festival 2021


Reserves along the Ōpāwaho Heathcote Awa 



A 7.5km guided walk along the banks of the Ōpāwaho Heathcote River, taking in five beautiful reserves (Ernle Clark Reserve, Purau Reserve, Hollis Reserve, Donkey Track and Farnley Reserve). Learn about how the local community has worked to restore these special spaces.


Sunday 18 April 2021
10am -12pm


Start & Finish:
South Library, 66 Colombo Street, on the north-facing lawn, by the sculpture.

Historic Ōpāwaho Heathcote Loop
River Network


Learn about the ecological, cultural and historical 6km journey on the old towpath of the Ōpāwaho Heathcote River and Tannery. On the way there are several points of interest including old wharf sites, the cut and barrage and some great areas of planting and bank restoration.   


Monday 26 April 2021    
(Anzac Day Observed)


Start & Finish:
Opposite The Tannery, 107 Rutherford Street, Woolston. Overflow car park of the Tannery as well as street parking available.