Skip to main content
COVID-19 Visit OurAuckland to learn about Auckland Council’s response to COVID-19.
For the status of council services and closures - Learn moreCOVID-19
Water restrictions in Auckland More Water restrictions are in effect across the Auckland region. Learn moreWater restrictions in Auckland

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.

Use the NZ COVID Tracer app to manually record your visit to our parks, beaches, toilets and open spaces. Follow the latest government advice on

Te Auaunga – Wesley Path

Cycling time 60 mins

Distance 7.5 km

Starts at 763 Sandringham Road extension, Sandringham

Get directions on Google Maps

About the path

This loop path is jam-packed with things to keep the kids interested. While you can begin anywhere, a great place to start is along recently restored Te Auaunga - Oakley Creek. This path features a multicultural fale, a gathering place for the community.

Play amongst the shade in the natural māra hūpara (Māori playground), which offers plenty of challenge for all ages and abilities.

There is a great bike pump track were kids can build their confidence before riding across the magnificent new bridge - Te Whitinga, over the Waterview motorway.

Turn left at the bottom of the bridge ramp and head along the south western cycleway, being sure to cross at the traffic lights at Maioro Street and Dominion Road.

Skirt along the edge of Puketāpapa / Mount Roskill where you can stop and admire the city on a basalt stone seat. The path narrows in this area, so be patient.

Along this part of the path is a skate and basketball court at Valonia Reserve and the sports fields at Keith Hay Park. Head back over another bridge over the motorway and pass by Mt Roskill Grammar and through the shared path on the side of the road. The path eventually connects back up with Mt Roskill War Memorial Reserve.

Other than road crossings the entire route is off-street.


  • Basketball court
  • Drinking fountain
  • Drinking fountain
  • Playground
  • Public toilet
  • Skate park
  • Sports field

 Related topics



Protect our kauri trees our kauri treesKauri trees are under the threat of kauri dieback disease. Our steps in controlling the disease include setting up protection zones and educating the public.aspx



Rules for dogs in public places for dogs in public placesDog walking rules for the entire Auckland region. Find out where you can and cannot walk your dog.aspxAnimals Dogs Dog walking area