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At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

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Ngā hīkoi tuku ihotanga ki Whakakaiwhara

Duder Regional Park heritage walks

Sheep walking on grass under trees next to the sea

What to see and do in Duder Regional Park

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  • Follow the Farm Loop Walk to Whakakaiwhara Pā and see the earthwork remains of this fortified Māori settlement (2.5 hours return).
  • Follow the coastal walk to one of the many beaches. Take your togs, a picnic or your fishing rod, as visitors have done for over 100 years.
  • Visit the pockets of original native forest and see the trees and plants Māori used for eating, weaving, dyeing and building.
  • Watch the birdlife and hunt for shells at Duck Bay (Waipokaia).
  • Join an Auckland Council volunteer day to help out with planting and conservation work.
  • Follow the orienteering course, go horse-riding (with a permit) or mountain-biking.

Find out more about what you can do, as well as what accommodation options there are at Duder Regional Park.

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