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SELF GUIDED WALKS

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Explore your neighbourhood by taking some of these self-guided walking tours around Mt Albert.

Self-guided walks of Mt Albert from the Mt Albert Historical Society Newsletter.

These can be printed out. We have linked to the whole issue of each Newsletter, to remind you of the other interesting content that can be found in the Newsletter back issues.

Self-guided walks of Mt Albert and Sandringham from Auckland Council

Ōwairaka-Mt Albert Heritage Walks. Auckland Council (2011).

A 52 page printable brochure which includes maps, historic and modern photos, and commentary.

Four one-hour walks:

  1. Farms and the ballast-pit
  2. Genteel Mt Albert
  3. The people’s walk
  4. Mt Albert shopping centre

Planning, research and text by Carron Boswell and Nga-ti Wha-tua o Ora-kei Ltd, with assistance from Lisa Truttman. Brochure co-ordinated by Matthews and Matthews Architects Ltd.

Balmoral and Sandringham Heritage Walks. Auckland Council (2011)

A 44 page printable brochure which includes maps, historic and modern photos, and commentary.

Two one-hour walks:

  1. Balmoral shopping centre walk
  2. Sandringham shopping centre walk.

Planning, research and text by Ngati Whatua o Orakei Ltd and Lisa Truttman. Brochure co-ordinated by Matthews & Matthews Architects Ltd

You can find self-guided Heritage Walks in other parts of Auckland on the Auckland Council website.

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Are you aware of any other self-guided walks of the Mt Albert area that should be added to this page? Or do you have ideas for themed walks that you would like us to develop? Please let us know.

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