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COVID-19 Alert Level 2 – Parks and facilities information

Under Alert Level 2, all public toilets, playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, golf clubs, skate parks, pump tracks, BBQs and other facilities within our parks and open spaces will reopen to the public. 

Aucklanders planning to use these facilities should wash or sanitise their hands before and after use, and keep two metres away from other users. Do not use these facilities or equipment if you are feeling unwell. Where safe physical distancing may not be possible, the use of a face mask is recommended.

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Stancich Reserve Path

Walking time 10 mins

Walking steps 780 steps

Distance 600 m

Starts at 33 Ocean View Drive, Hillcrest

Get directions on Google Maps

About the path

An easy bushwalk through Stancich Reserve in Hillcrest, on Auckland's North Shore.

A highlight is the large grove of Kahikatea.

Start from Ocean View Road, and follow the concrete path into the bush. The path is a loop so you can walk it in either direction - please keep to the path to protect the native plants.

You'll be walking on level concrete paths and an elevated boardwalk, making this great for a family adventure with small children.

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