Otautahi Urban Foraging | Christchurch free Fruit and Nut Map

Free food is plentiful throughout Christchurch and Otautahi Urban Foraging group wants to help people find it.

Check out the Otautahi Urban Foraging Facebook page for the latest news: https://www.facebook.com/Otautahi.Urban.Foraging

In January of 2020 a new foraging map for Christchurch went live. This seems to have replaced the old Google map.

*The new Christchurch City Council Fruit & Nut Map: https://smartview.ccc.govt.nz/#map/layer/trees/

RNZ article on the new map from jan 31st 2020: Christchurch free fruit and nut map offers flavour to foragers

More on Otautahi Urban Foraging: https://www.cityscape-christchurch.co.nz/blog/food-drink/entry/nature-s-bounty

Contact: Joanna Wildish

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6 Comments/Reviews

  1. Jeanette Breach
    Posted March 30, 2022 at 7:52 pm #    

    We have a group of round white top small mushrooms growing in our lawn. Never seen them before. Not interesting in eating them but want to be very careful as my sister has dogs that visit me. We are in Bromley/Woolston area of Christchurch. They have low stems and scattered not in a circle. They about the size of the ball on a shuttlecock. Give me a ring if you think you may know about them. We are considering fostering a puppy so dont want something bad in our garden.

  2. Douglas
    Posted March 6, 2021 at 5:29 am #    

    Can we plant fruit trees in the redzone?

    Is there a guide to doing this - tree spacing, underground keepout area, away from kerbs, etc.

  3. Kelly
    Posted February 7, 2020 at 10:23 am #    
  4. Pauline
    Posted November 6, 2017 at 11:22 pm #    

    Hi I was wondering if you are letting the public pick fruit from the red Zone This year
    Thank you

  5. Robin
    Posted January 29, 2016 at 10:08 am #    

    There was a map online which had exactly where to find certain seasonal fruits etc. on this website, now I get a map but no index on where to go and what is there, HELP?

    • ecofind
      Posted January 29, 2016 at 2:08 pm #    

      Hi Robin - you're right, looks like the map has disappeared.

      Best bet may be to contact the group via their Facebook page - see above.

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