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Ngā hīkoi tuku ihotanga o Te Awakaipatiki-Te Whau

Avondale-Te Whau heritage walks

 Avondale spider statue

What you will see on the Avondale town centre and Rosebank Peninsula walks

The walks provides an overview of:

  • Māori settlement in the area
  • later settlement by European
  • early industries and the development and consolidation of the community.

The walk features some of the earliest surviving places in Avondale, including St Ninian's Church built in 1859-60.

Where to start the walks

Begin in St Georges Road, opposite Avondale memorial reserve, look opposite to St Ninian's church.

See the starting point for these walks on Google Maps.

It will take approximately 1.5 hours to complete both walks.

Download the brochure