you drive north towards Christchurch on State Highway the last
town before the city boundary is Templeton. In Templeton you
pass the “Christchurch Information Site” on your
left. Keep driving towards
2.5km past the “Information Site” you come to the
turn off to
Turn off into Halswell Junction Road. You are now driving towards
the Port Hills.
Halswell Junction Road for about 7km (straight through two major
Roundabouts) until you get to Halswell and the first traffic
lights. Drive straight through into Sparks Road
the first Roundabout turn right into Hendersons Road
before coming to the foot of the hills, after a sweeping left
hand corner turn right into
Valley Lodge is a further 1.2km up Cashmere Road, on your right
just before the intersection with Hoon Hay Valley.