The 20 hectare Charlesworth Reserve is situated beside Humphreys Drive and Charlesworth Street, Christchurch. Access can be gained off Charlseworth Street, either from Humphreys Drive or Charlesworth Street, Brookhaven. It is a Regional Park with a perimeter of 3 kilometres. It is home to a variety birds such as: The Pied Stilt, White Faced Heron, Paradise shelduck, Mallard, and Scaup diving ducks. (Note these shots were all taken in 2008, so show the area pre earthquake.  Some of the buildings visible in these shots have since been demolished)



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  1. This project is coming along nicely. A group of us go along most Sunday afternoons from 3pm til 5pm and do weeding and plant care. Tea and Coffee provided. It’s a great way to spend some time with good people that love to make a difference to the environment and as friends. All welcome even to come say hello!
    It’s at Charlesworth Street near Ferrymead in behind Mitre10 Mega centre. Cheers.

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