Rangiora Walking and Cycling


Time/Distance: 8km.
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.

Screen Shot 2018 07 10 at 3.36.54 PM RANGIORA WOODEND PATH

Time/Distance: 6.5km.

Access: From Rangiora, use on road facilities on Kippenberger Avenue to reach track. From Woodend, utilise on-road facilities at Rangiora Woodend Road.

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 and join with both Pegasus Bay Walkway and Tutaepatu Trail.



Time/Distance: 30 Minute
Access: Cotter Lane off Northbrook Road
Intensity: Suitable for people of all abilities and fitness
Description of Walk: 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.

Screen Shot 2018 07 10 at 2.40.28 PM MATAWAI PATH

Duration: 15 - 30minutes
Location: 30 King St, Rangiora
Intensity: Suitable for people of all abilities and fitness
Description of the Walk: 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 info secluded alcoves or bigger grassy spaces. Great for family walks and picnics.

Screen Shot 2018 07 10 at 3.28.53 PM MIKE KEAN WALKWAY - ASHLEY RIVER

Duration: 20 minutes return
Location: This walking track follows alongside the Ashley River, commencing by the Ashley River Bridge Picnic Area, Inland Scenic Route 72.