Topic: The Groynes, Belfast
“The Groynes” derives its name from large blocks, made from concrete filled woolsacks, which were placed in the Otukaikino Creek in the 1930’s to separate it from the main branch of the Waimakariri River. The creek now forms several lakes and waterways through The Groynes.
There are two main walking tracks through area - the Otukaikino Track and the Waimairi Walkway, which is currently closed during construction of the State Highway bypass.
A new subdivision Groynes Park is located adjacent on Johns Road,
The park has its entrance is on Groynes Drive, off Johns Road (State Highway 1)