Friends of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens 

Summer Talk Series


Fish of Christchurch Rivers:

Learn about our local native and introduced fish in the Avon River and beyond.


Dr Don Jellyman

Sunday 17 September at 4.00pm in the Kiosk
(afternoon tea from 3.45pm)


Dr Don Jellyman is a leading freshwater fisheries scientist from NIWA, the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research. He will be speaking about the native and introduced fish we might see in the waterways of Christchurch, focussing on long fin eels, inanga and lampreys, as well as brown trout which are often spotted by visitors to the Gardens.


Venue: The Kiosk 

Date:    Sunday 17 September

Time:   4.00pm (afternoon tea provided)

Cost:    Members and CHS members $5.00;  Non-members $10


If you can bring a contribution of food for afternoon  tea, it would be appreciated. Please let Rachel know (