Auckland is at Alert Level 3. All customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.
Remember to 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.
For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 Alert Level 3 page
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Alert Parks open for exercise only
Our parks are open for people to enjoy for exercise and general mental wellbeing.
You can walk or run in your local park, but do not use playgrounds, toilets, drinking fountains, equipment, BBQs, park benches or picnic tables. Most toilets are closed, some public toilets remain open for workers carrying out essential work.
Maintain physical distancing of 2 metres from other users. Remember your dog is part of your bubble, when exercising your dog please have them on-leash so you can maintain physical distancing in line with government recommendations. Do not visit a park if you are unwell. Follow guidelines for wearing a face covering and use the
NZ COVID Tracer app.
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Archibald Park Path - Picnic table facing the Whau River.
Archibald Park Path - A typical section of path.
Archibald Park Path - A section of boardwalk.
Archibald Park Path - An aerial view of the path alongside the Whau River.
Archibald Park Path - A sealed section of the shared path.
Archibald Park Path - Path section alongside the sports fields.
Archibald Park Path - Start the path from the car park.
Archibald Park Path - Picnic table with view over the Whau River.
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Starts at 49 Beaubank Road, Kelston
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Archibald Park path is part of the Te Whau Pathway and offers a safe off-road shared path. This is great if you or your kids are learning to ride a bike, and want to combine a bike ride with a kick around at the sports fields or picnic.
There are some well-positioned picnic tables with views over the Whau River.
Easy parking and public toilets also are available off Beaubank Road.
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