Access: Bridge Street, south carpark accessible from Smith Street, Kaiapoi. If biking from Kaiapoi township, take the stop bank along Charles Street to the footbridge. From Rangiora, use the on road facilities at Lineside Road to join up with track.
Access: From Rangiora, use on road facilities on Kippenberger Avenue to reach track. From Woodend, utilise on-road facilities at Rangiora Woodend Road.
Getting more from you journey:
From both the Passchendaele Memorial Path and Rangiora Woodend Path you can access the Rakahuri Trail by using on-road facilities to the north end of East Belt, Rangiora. From Woodend, you can link up with Jill Creamer Trail to Woodend Beach or join with both Pegasus Trail and Tutaepatu Trail.
The Northbrook Wetlands was once the site of early European industry including; flax mills, a brewery, fellmongery and a tannery. In recent years restoration of this area has created an extensive wildlife and recreation reserve. As well as the remnants of the past, in the native plantings there is space for birds to breed, tracks to wander and for kids to ride their bikes along. This walk is suitable for people of all abilities and fitness
Distance: 1.5 km circuit walk
Access: Cotter Lane off Northbrook Road
A native park of plant communities established from Canterbury wildplants; lowland podocarp, swamp beech forest, churn tussock, grassland and coastal. Explore the many tracks in the park that wind through bushy dells and open into secluded alcoves or bigger grassy spaces. Great for family walks and picnics.
Duration: 15- 30 minutes
Intensity: Suitable for people of all abilities and fitness
Access: 30 King Street, Rangiora
This walkway is part of the Ashley/Rakahuri Regional Park.
Duration: 1 km one way