The great glorious eastern pathway opens Friday 9 December!

Dec 06, 2016
The great glorious eastern pathway opens Friday 9 December!

Bike Auckland

Hey Auckland, have we got an early Christmas present for you! The anticipation is building… not long till we can ride Stage 1 of the spectacular Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive path, which will eventually go all the way from GI Train Station to Tamaki Drive and the CBD.

It’s wonderful to see this great eastern pathway emerge to balance the expanding Northwestern cycleway – feels like Auckland’s spreading its wings to truly take off for people on bikes.

Come along this Friday morning for the official opening of the first 1.7km!

When: 9.15 for a 9.30am start

Where: The marquee at the Sunhill Garden Centre, 317 St Johns Rd, St Heliers.

The Transport Minister, Hon. Simon Bridges will be there to cut the ribbon on this brilliant new piece of infrastructure, followed by refreshments and the first official walk and ride along the path.

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Section one is the bit that’s opening first – the orange bit on the right of this image.

Check out the progress since earlier this year – thanks to AT’s Aaron Hutching for the images!

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How things were, back in July 2016…
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…and a couple of weeks ago, in late November 2016. Nearly there!
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Mmmm, looking smooth. Just a bit of landscaping to come.
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The view is going to be one of the best things about this path. (The other best thing will be being able to ride from one side of the city to the other on entirely off-road cycleways!!)

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