Skip to content


See a summary of Buddy Walk 2017, including fabulous photos, prize winners and sponsors.

Save the date –Buddy Walk Sunday 18 March 2018

Make sure you save the date and can come and join us on Sunday 18 March for our annual ADSA Buddy Walk at Tahaki Reserve, 250 Mt Eden Road.

The Buddy Walk is a 3.5 km walk around Mt Eden, followed by a family fun day with live entertainment, cake stalls, silent auctions, food trucks, sausage sizzles, bouncy castles, rock climbing, clowns, bubbles and face painting to name a few of the many activities you can enjoy.

Keep an eye out on the ADSA e-updates and our website for more details. 2018 promises to be our best event yet!

Help needed – Buddy Walk Sunday 18 March 2018

Buddy Walk is organised by a group of volunteers on the Buddy Walk Committee and they need your help. In particular they need;

  • members with Down syndrome and volunteers on the day of Buddy Walk (setting up for the day, helping out at the silent auction, merchandise, raffle, etc), and in the week leading up to the event (picking up equipment, food, drinks etc)
  • prizes and sponsorship – prizes for the raffles, lucky dip, silent auction and sponsorship for expenses

If you are interested in helping out, or have any questions, please contact Philip Venables on 021 467 121 or If you know anyone that is not an ADSA member but who would be keen to help, please pass on this information and Philip’s details.