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The Breeze Walking Festival 2014!


Put spring in your step and head along to The Breeze Walking Festival! From the 27th of September to the 5th of October the  there will be 38+ walks over Canterbury, there is something for everyone!

The Breeze will be at four key walks with a Vintage Lounge and some healthy snacks! 

Tou Olo O Saele – Let’s Walk, Let’s Bounce!

Sat 27 Sept 9am-2pm

Pacific youth, families, nanas and poppas walking for fun. Entertainment, info, celebrity guests, food and music completes this big day out.

Booking required: Pacific Trust (03) 366 3900 , or register on the day.

Meet: Linwood North School,221 Woodham Road, Linwood North

Distance: 5km

Grade: EasyBooking required: 9.30am-10am on the day

Walk by the River

Sun 28 Sept 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm and 2pm

Guided riverside walks include children's activities and the Future Christchurch showcase.

Meet: Antigua Boatsheds, 2 Cambridge Terrace, CBD

Distance: 2.5km

Grade: Easy 

NRG + presents The Great Dog Walk

Saturday 4 Oct 9.30am-12.30pm

Dogs must be on a lead and under control at all times.

Enter the draw for great prizes

Register on the day: 9.30am-10am. Downloadable registration form here.

Meet: Roto Kohatu Lakes Car Park, Sawyers Arms Road, Harewood

Distance: 3km or 5km loop

Grade: Easy

All Right? Amble Sun 5 Oct 11am-3pm

Part treasure hunt, part orienteering. Find five hidden delights. Collect five stamps. Return for a prize!

Meet: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre

Distance: 2km

Grade: Easy

Our Ever Evolving City

12 noon - 1pm Wednesday 1st October and Friday 3rd of October

If you haven't been into town in a while, and have heard about intriguing things being discovered, take note: Your city would like to meet you!Guided walks (1km)ending in New Regent Street by the Alhambra Garden. 

Meet: Re:START by the pods, corner Oxford Terrace and Lichfield Street, Central City.

Distance: 1km

Grade: Easy

Wheel chair and buggie friendly

Booking required: Phone CCC 941 8999. Limited to 20.  

A downloadable programme is avaliable here  

Cancellations and post ponents: The Halswell to Victoria Park Epic Walk Sunday 28th September has been cancelled. 

*There are still places left for the Epic Southern Crater Rim Walk on Saturday the 4th of October from 10am to 1.30pm at Sign of the Kiwi carpark on Summit Road, Dyers Pass, Port Hills. Distance: 9km. Booking required call CCC on 941 8999. 

 If you would like to win a weekend escape to Peppers Bluewater Resort Lake Tekapo, pick up one of The Breeze Walking Festival booklets from a Christchurch City Library, CCC Sport & Recreation Centres, or download the pdf from the walking festival website, register your details below and enter the special code to win!