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What does the Covid Traffic Light System mean for Living Springs?


Turn 50 cents into $50,000!

27 July 2022

Win with Living Springs! We’ve partnered with the Peak Foundation and the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand for this exciting lottery initiative. Follow the link below and support Living Springs. Tickets are 50 cents, so get in quick before they’re all gone. The organisation supported by the winning ticket number will also get a $5,000…


Community Planting Days

02 June 2022

Planting Season is here and we need your help! We have 16,000 plants to get in the ground this year alone. Come and join us in June and July to help plant and meet some of the team that are working towards our vision of becoming an eco-sanctuary. There are three days booked for June…


Kaimahi Team Collab

30 May 2022
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Our Kaimahi for Nature team consists of two teams in the Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour. One is based at Rāpaki and the other is based at Living Springs. The teams work to share knowledge and learn from each other throughout the project. There are regular team days where the teams work together. Planting season is now here,…


Meridian Donates 1425 Native Plants

12 May 2022

A massive thanks to Meridian Energy and Christchurch Foundation for the continued support of Living Springs, specifically in helping us with our mission to become an eco-sanctuary. Last week we were given 1425 native plants to be planted as part of our conservation efforts. Living Springs will be retiring several areas from livestock grazing and…


Living Springs awarded grant to restore enviroment

16 February 2022

Living Springs is honoured to officially announce our new environmental partnership with Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke and Conservation Volunteers NZ. Whakaraupō – He Rau Ringa e Oti ai (the Helping Hands programme)  He Rau Ringa e Oti ai is a well-known whakataukī that loosely translates as “Many hands make light work” which sums up…


Our Mountain Bike Tracks are Open Again!

27 January 2022
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A massive thank you to the Christchurch Singletrack Club and the large number of volunteers who have worked hard rebuilding and re-establishing the track ready for everyone. The track includes the uphill climb “Totara Valley” (previously known as “The Pines”) which features our Forever Forest established by Christchurch Foundation and Meridian. The Forever Forest aims to…


We are operating under the traffic light system

01 December 2021
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Living Spring is operating under the traffic light system. Find out more about what this means on the COVID-19 government website. 


Volunteer Living Springs

04 December 2020
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Do you have what it takes? Would you like to spend at least 4 months in beautiful surroundings? Go on adventures and meet lots of new people? Volunteer Living Springs! Living Springs is looking for volunteers for 2021. If you are over 18 years of age, love working with kids, and want to experience a…


Drumroll please…

23 June 2020
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Drumroll please… The winner of the Toyota Highlander SUV for 12 months and a $10.000 radio advertising campaign is… LIVING SPRINGS!!!! To mobilise and support small businesses impacted by COVID-19, Toyota New Zealand are providing 100 businesses with a Toyota Highlander SUV for 12 months. It is so fantastic to be acknowledged for all the…


Open for business! 

04 June 2020
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Open for business!   Living Springs without campers is just not the same, no laughter, no music, no fun.  This is about to change! The staff are back sprucing up and preparing for the return of our guests and it looks like this is going to happen sooner than later.  Today we are officially announcing…

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