2012 Petition

Petition 2012 In May 2012 we delivered a petition signed by more than 18,500 people, asking parliament “to work with the people and local authorities of Christchurch to ensure the Avon River Red Zone becomes a reserve and river park when the home owners have to leave. Blessed by City Councillors Peter Beck and Glenn …

Seeking/Ararapu Matariki In the Zone 2022

Seeking/Ararapu Matariki in the Zone 2022 What did we do? This year due to Covid 19 we decided early on not to do our usual big event but a smaller week long more natural lighting display. Each star is situated around Avebury Park and the Richmond Community Garden with each organisation working with their local …

Dallington Community Garden

Dalington Community Garden What is Dallington Community Garden? Dallington Community Garden is a strong value of our local Facebook What did the space used to be like? How did Dallington Community Garden develop? How is Dallington Community Garden continuing? How can you get involved?

Mahinga Kai applied to a new planting area

Mahinga Kai

Mahinga Kai What is Mahinga Kai? Mahinga Kai is a strong value of our local Mana Whenua, Ngāi Tūāhuriri. In short meaning to both use and protect our local resources, through working as a community, educating and protecting our local environment. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Ngāi Tūāhuriri, the Avon Ōtākaro Network and the Canterbury …

Waitākiri Sanctuary

Waitākiri Sanctuary What is Waitākiri Sanctuary? Waitākiri Sanctuary would be a fenced ecologically-restored enclosure. Free of introduced predators and pests. For the reintroduction and conservation of native species that have been lost from the locality.  A mix of wetland and lowland habitats encompassing Travis Wetland and the west Burwood residential red zone, 150ha area, 8km …

Adventure Ave

Adventure Ave What is this Place? Adventure Ave is an environmentally friendly space designed by kids, for imaginations to run wild and enjoy quality family time together. This initiative is the brainchild of the “Red Zone Action Team” a group of Banks Ave Primary School children. Through working away on the project for over a …