• Our city. Our legacy. Our forest park.
    Te takiwā, kā hua a Tāne, he taoka tuku iho.
  • Our city. Our legacy. Our forest park.
    Te takiwā, kā hua a Tāne, he taoka tuku iho.
  • Our city. Our legacy. Our forest park.
    Te takiwā, kā hua a Tāne, he taoka tuku iho.
  • Our city. Our legacy. Our forest park.
    Te takiwā, kā hua a Tāne, he taoka tuku iho.

Red Zone Dark Sky Park committee

The Red Zone Dark Sky Park committee is an auxiliary committee of Greening the Red Zone.

Mission


To create a dark sky park throughout the  Red Zone, where lighting is carefully controlled.

Goals

  • To demonstrate best practice for outside lighting in the Red Zone
  • To promote star-gazing and an appreciation of the beauty of the night sky
  • To protect flora and especially nocturnal fauna
  • To monitor electricity use and quantify savings.
  • To draw attention to the human health hazards of blue light at night.

You can download and read the Red Zone Dark Sky Park vision and mission statement at the bottom of this page. 

Members

The committee wishes to work co-operatively with other compatible Red Zone proposals. To discuss how your group and the dark sky group can work together, please contact John Hearnshaw at john.hearnshaw@canterbury.ac.nz.

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Red Zone Dark Sky Park vision & mission

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