Arthur's Pass Weed Blitz
Arthurs Pass, Canterbury

Arthurs Pass, Canterbury
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If coming from Christchurch in shared transport, meet at Avonhead Rugby Grounds 8am. Otherwise meet at Klondyke Corner at 10:30am.
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It's that time again! Join us in Arthur’s Pass for our annual volunteer event to remove Russell lupins (and other pest plants), which make the river environment uninhabitable for many native plants and birds.

Your work really makes a difference for these local ecosystems and you get to experience small town community mucking in at its best in beautiful Arthur's Pass! 

There are three sessions over the weekend. Join us for one or all of these sessions.:

* Saturday 19th: 10:30 and 2pm
* Sunday 20th: 10am with an opportunity to stay on

Location: Meet at Klondyke Corner 

Transport options available from both Christchurch and the West Coast.

For those coming from Christchurch, meet at 8am at the carpark of the Burnside Rugby Grounds, Avonhead Rd - if you'd like transport or to carpool. Spaces in the vans are limited so please register and contact Donna ( to let us know if you'd like a ride.

- Alternatively bring your own vehicle and meet us at Klondyke Corner at 10:30am. 

- If you'd like to carpool or would like to offer space in your vehicle, contact Donna at

Bring: Gloves, tools (hedge shears or flax knife), wet weather gear, sturdy boots or shoes, sunhat, sunscreen, water bottle, lunch and a mask if you are travelling with us in the vans. 

Accommodation for Saturday night is available at Kidson Lodge in the Hawdon Valley. Please let us know if you'd like overnight accommodation. Bring your own bedding, breakfast for Sunday morning and food for a shared meal on Saturday night. Cost TBA. 

Please register by clicking the Book Now link below - select Make my Booking Online and then 'I am currently in New Zealand'. Please ignore the "there is no overnight accommodation" below. For more information and to let us know if you need transport, please contact Donna (, 021 457 568).

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