Rod Donald hut opening


Rod Donald Hut opening

Saturday 7th November

9:00am – 1:30pm

with Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trustees and staff Suky Thompson and Sarah Pritchett

Join invited guests to celebrate the official opening of a brand new tramping hut, connecting the Sign of the Packhorse hut to Hilltop along the Summit Walkway.

Car pool from Little River to walk start. Walk to the hut, have a good look around and participate in the formal hut opening before walking back. Light nibbles provided at opening, but bring your own lunch and water. Wear tramping boots and warm clothing.

4.5 hours. Moderate difficulty $10 book for this walk

Feeling a wee bit french....


Akaroa frech festival is an amazing weekend where you can practice your french and indulge in a kiwi/fenchie style of festival.. we have some great accommodation deals

Event date: 

Friday, October 9, 2015 to Sunday, October 11, 2015

Brief Description

The Festival will be held on 9th, 10th & 11th October 2015. Escape to picturesque Akaroa and immerse yourself in French culture, entertainment and romance as you celebrate Akaroa’s unique French connection at the Akaroa French Festival. Settle in on Friday evening and relax with sea side dining. Watch the street come alive with entertainment, music. and a light show. On Saturday enjoy the French landing at the beach, the parade, flag raising and market stalls and Sunday look forward to traditional games. This year also celebrating 175 years since Akaroa was founded by the French in 1840. Akaroa French Fest 2015 will be an event not to miss.

Event Date:

Event date: 

Friday, October 9, 2015 to Sunday, October 11, 2015