Our District

Excursions

Get out and about to appreciate and help regenerate our local environment. Bookings are essential, visit Eventbrite/No8 Wire Week to view full list of events and to register, or click on the links below.

GEMS OF THE KĀPITI COAST BY BIKE

TUESDAY 18TH JULY, 10:00 - 12:30PM, MEET AT TE NEWHANGA KĀPITI COMMUNITY CENTRE

Come on a two and a half hour bike tour to discover some of the hidden gems in the Paraparaumu and Waikanae river area (mainly off road). Bookings required.

 

NATURE TOUR

MONDAY 17TH JULY, 1:00 - 3:30PM, MEET AT AMES ST RESERVE, PAEKĀKĀRIKI

Come and explore the Kohekohe forest loop track, Meet at the entrance to Ames St Reserve (SH1 end of Ames Street). The tour through the forest can be steep and slippery in places so wear suitable walking shoes and bring warm clothing. Register here.

 

PLANTING IN QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK

SUNDAY 23RD JULY, 9:30AM ONWARDS

Meet at the north end of Tilley Road, Paekākāriki to get involved in planting beside the Te Aro O Whareroa shared path in Queen Elizabeth Park. No need to book.

 

WHAREROA PLANTING & BIODIVERSITY WALK

SUNDAY 16TH JULY, 9:00 - 11:00AM, WHAREROA FARM RESERVE

Bring the children and help make some little plants happy by getting them in the ground, then come on a guided tour of Whareroa farm and check out the weta houses. Please indicate if you are coming for catering purposes. Register here.

 

 

Workshops are FREE, bookings essential.

To make a booking visit Eventbrite or call 04-296 4700 or 0800 486 486