Sept 2019:  The bridge end of the Heathcote towpath has been repaired after being closed by earthquake caused lateral spreading and then the Ferrymead bridge replacement. The detour (red) along Settlers Crescent is no longer needed,




 Whites Crossing

September 2019:  The walk/cycle track between the Main North Rd bridge and the motorway bridges is closed while the motorway bridges are being widened. Use the shingle road instead. Bridge work planned to be finished June 2020.

Waimakariri River motorway bridges widening.



Kennedys Bush Track reopened on Sunday 1 April 2018




Taylors Track

25/1/18  The track (green) between Taylors Mistake and Nicholson Park now goes along the coast rather than along Taylors Mistake Rd (red).  Keep away from the cliff edge.

Coastal Track open Jan 2018



The Sanctuary

15/10/17  There is a path (green) through the middle of the Sanctuary, rather than along the riverside road (red).




Kennedys Bush Track at Summit Road

August 2016  The top of Kennedys Bush Track was shifted off private land.




Brooklands:  Beacon St – Chalford St

May 2016  Track shifted inland to avoid private land and March 2017  an area which has become too wet.



McLeans Grasslands Park is open

CCC has reopened McLeans Grasslands Park. The trail will be shared between walkers and cyclists. The exact route across the park may change, and stiles may be moved, but the trail should be adequately marked across the park.