A collection of additional material you may like to peruse:
Sustainable Otautahi Christchurch website
SOC is the umbrella organisation that oversees the Christchurch 360 Trail and manages our finances. They advocate for sustainability in city development.
Canterbury Horticultural Society website
The CHS is the largest horticultural club for home gardeners in NZ. They hold workshops, conduct tours, and conduct several horticultural awards each year.
Where to Watch Birds in Canterbury (OSNZ, 2013)
Nick Allen’s comprehensive guide to birdwatching in Canterbury. Obtain a copy for $35 from the Ornithological Society of New Zealand and the author directly. Details on the OSNZ website.
Waitaha Wai: Waterways of Christchurch (Environment Canterbury, June 2010)
Waitaha Wai is a very good PDF document published by ECan, explaining the importance of water, facts about water management, threats to waterways and how we can look after the water around us. Details about some of the waterways within the city are described.
Environment Canterbury Regional Parks Facebook page
ECan’s Regional Parks page contains information about projects and events relating to ECan Regional Parks.
CCC Parks and Gardens website
The CCC Parks and Gardens website contains information about all the city parks, including their facilities and amenities.