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Address: 42 Akoranga Drive | off Northcote Road, Northcote, New Zealand
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Lovely walk

Great to find bush in built up areas in the city. Lovely relaxing walk/run.easy walk, better than just walking thru the streets.

Reviewed 30 July 2016
PaulaS9177OG
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North Shore City, New Zealand
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North Shore City, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Great to find bush in built up areas in the city. Lovely relaxing walk/run.easy walk, better than just walking thru the streets.

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

I have always enjoyed walking through Smith's bush. Wonderful trees and greenery. Well kept walkway too. Ihave often taken visitors from overseas to see this place - they are impressed too

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Thank Janice D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

Take the family and enjoy a quiet and calm bush walk through this lovely environment, bird life is abundant and very different from the usual humdrum of the city.

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Thank robyndiane
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

I love this walkway! It's elevated through a 'hidden forest' and although you can hear the motorway you feel a mile away! Full of bird life and interesting trees. Power Rangers has even been filmed there! I don't ever go alone though as it's the sort of place your mind wanders and then you fear you'll meet a dodgy person... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

This reserve has a board-walked loop for prams, pushchairs and wheelchairs as well as for walkers. Dogs should be on a leash at all times, and should remain on the boardwalk to prevent damage to the plants on each side. On a windy day, the kahikatea, which is the tallest native tree species in NZ, bang together. The orchestral 'music'... More 

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Reviewed 15 February 2012

Smiths Bush Reserve is one of a number of such reserves in Auckland. An area of natural forest preserved in more or less natural state (you don't have walkways in native forest!). The gentle walk takes around one hour. We went in quite a warm spell and it was pleasantly cool and gave a good feel of native forest. Very... More 

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