Colin talks to Jesse Mulligan on the ‘Talk the Walk’ series on multi-day walks.
Possibly Fri 24 August 2018 about 3.20pm, or some future Friday afternoon.
Saturday 29 September to Sunday 14 October 2018
360 Trail is planning 2 walks as part of the festival:-
– 8 day walk – opposite direction to last year
– Sanctuary walk – McLeans Island
The Breeze Walking Festival
Sept 2017 – Discover Birds in Your Backyard
Approx distance: 3.5km
Celebrate the rich variety of bird and plant life of Travis Wetlands with ecologist Dr Colin Meurk and then enjoy a BBQ provided by Rotary at the Beach Rd car park.
Oct 2017 – Sign of the Kiwi to the Bridle Path
Approx distance: 10km
Spectacular panoramic views of Lyttelton Harbour and Canterbury Plains are highlights of this walk. The undulating route along the crater rim traverses a rich mosaic of vegetation and volcanic landforms. Return transport provided.
Oct 2017 – Christchurch 360 Trail in 8 Days
Approx distance: Day 1: 16km, Day 2: 19km, Day 3: 16km, Day 4: 10km, Day 5: 20km, Day 6: 23km, Day 7: 16km, Day 8: 18km.
A truly great walk with ecologist Dr Colin Meurk around wetlands, dunes, streams, braided river beds, estuaries, forests, savannah grasslands, hills, harbours and dizzy heights in 8 days.
|2018 Aug||First Annual General Meeting held on Thurs 9th at WEA|
|2017 Oct||Colin leads third 8 day walk, ccw, during Breeze Walking Festival|
|2017 July||Tower Tramping Club start first of 19 weekly sections. Walkers in 60s to mid 80s.|
|2016 Dec||George and Tony run trail in less than 24 hours, fundraiser for mental health|
|2016 Oct||Colin leads second 8 day walk, cw, during Breeze Walking Festival|
|2016 Apr||Hayden and other Boy Scouts 4-day walk and bike Chief Scout Explorer Challenge|
|2016 Mar||Mark poet walks trail in 12 days (including rest days), posts journal|
|2015 Oct||Colin leads first 8 day walk, ccw, during Breeze Walking Festival|
|2015 Aug||Running Dreams first to run complete trail over a week.|