What is glendowie known for?

What is glendowie known for?

Glendowie has a tennis club, bowls club and taekwondo club, all located adjacent to Churchill Park.

How do you get to Karaka Beach?

The reason why it’s such a gem and hidden away is that there’s no vehicle access. To get down to the bay you need to park your car at the end of Peacock Street, then take a steep, winding path through the bush down to the water’s edge.

Is Castor Bay good for swimming?

Castor Bay is a great little beach with a playground, grass reserve, and small car park. The beach is not patrolled by surf lifeguards, so if you’re not a competent swimmer, swim between the red and yellow flags at nearby Takapuna Beach or Mairangi Bay.

Are dogs allowed at Karaka Bay?

You need to know. Dogs must be on leash at all times in our parks unless otherwise stated in the dog walking section. Alcohol is banned from some public places in Auckland.

What is East Auckland called?

What was known as the Howick-Pakuranga area greatly expanded from the 1990s, as many new residential subdivisions were developed, and it is this expanded area that is known as East Auckland.

How did Tamaki get its name?

Tāmaki Makaurau derives its name from the Māori-language name for Auckland, meaning “Tāmaki desired by many”, in reference to the desirability of its natural resources and geography.

Where is Orewa beach?

Orewa is a popular beach resort 40 kilometres north of downtown Auckland. The impressive sandy beach is three kilometres long and a favourite with families, kite surfers and given its length, a great beach for joggers and dog walkers.

Is Clarks beach swimmable?

Clarks Beach is a great swimming beach for the kids. There is no surf, and it is safe for paddling.

Is Howick beach safe to swim?

The beach’s water quality is considered unsuitable for swimming.

Are dogs allowed at Ti Point?

Another spectacular by the sea walk is the Ti Point Coastal Walkway. It is an easy walk which takes less than 2 hours return. Your pooch is also welcome but has to stay on the leash. The trees along the walk are just magnificent and the outlook at the end of the walk is to die for with a view back over Omaha.

Is St Heliers Beach safe to swim?

The beach’s water quality still meets an acceptable standard for swimming. People are exposed to a moderate to high risk of infection from contact with the water. The beach’s water quality is considered unsuitable for swimming.