Arthur's Pass Weed Blitz
Arthurs Pass, Canterbury

Arthurs Pass, Canterbury
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Arthur's Pass DOC Visitor Centre
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We're blitzing those lupins (and other invasive pest plant species) over a weekend this year. Come along and help us out! Join us for the whole weekend, a day, morning or afternoon - it'd be great to see you there!

Dates: Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th November

Times: Saturday: 10:30am-12:30pm and 2:30pm-4:30pm. Sunday: 10am-12pm

Location: Meet at Arthur’s Pass DOC Visitor Centre

Transport Options: We are offering transport for those wishing to help out for the whole weekend.

- For those coming from Christchurch, meet at 8am at the carpark of the Burnside Rugby Grounds, Avonhead Rd. 

- If you are coming from the West Coast in our CVNZ van, meet at the carpark beside Westland Engineering Services on Mawhera Quay, Greymouth at 8am or Kumara Sportsground in Kumara village at 8.30am.

- Alternatively bring your own vehicle and meet us at the Village. 

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

Accommodation: At the YMCA Education Centre, Arthur's Pass. Bunk style accommodation, bring your own towel, sleeping bag and pillow. There is an overnight stay for this project. Please bring $10 as a contribution towards accommodation.

To bring: Gloves, tools (hedge shears or loppers), wet weather gear, sturdy boots or shoes, sunhat, sunscreen, water bottle, breakfast, lunch for both days and a plate for a shared meal on Saturday evening. 

Please register by clicking the Book Now link below - select Make my Booking Online and then 'I am currently in New Zealand'. For more information and to let us know whether you'll be coming for the whole weekend, or needing transport, please contact Donna (, 021 457 568).

Join this project

27th to 28th November 2021
Joining this project is free. There is no overnight stay.
Weed Removal
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Contact us

For more information, or for help with your booking, please contact the   office on +64 0800 127890 or email