ECHO Walking Festival


Walks / Katikati Photowalk

Katikati Photowalk


Thursday, 11 April 2019

Grade 1

Nearest Town: Katikati

Registration Region: Katikati

Duration: 2 – 3 hours

Start Time: 10:00am - Meet at the stage on the Haiku Pathway, Katikati

Cost: Gold coin donation to go to the local Foodbank

The Haiku Pathway is the only such path in the Southern Hemisphere. This peaceful path wanders along the Uretara Stream, showcasing nature in the heart of town. Bird life is quite varied here, including Tui, Heron, Swallows, Duck and of course Pukeko.

Following the pathway, we cross the Uretara Bridge and wander past Humphrey to the Katikati Bird Walk. The Bird Walk is an ongoing sculpture project that is dedicated to Katikati photographer Brian Chudleigh. It is a peaceful walk provides many photographic opportunities as you wander through the saltmarsh and estuary.

Reaching the end of Park Road photographers can either decide to end their walk and head back into town, or continue along the newly built walk that winds its way along the waterfront behind Summerset by the Sea.


There are no specific requirements indicated for this trip. However, please read the description carefully and take care to anticipate what you might need for you or your party.

PLEASE NOTE: Participants are responsible for their own safety equipment, food, water, clothing and vehicles.