Discover Uptown Auckland

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What: Uptown is a place of history, growth and discovery. It’s the name given to encompass the Eden Terrace, Grafton and Newton areas. Change is happening here; it’s undeniable. The new Maungawhau Station is due to open in 2025 and will continue to transform Uptown into one of the most connected places in Auckland.

Take a walk around the neighbourhood to learn about Uptown’s past, present and future. On the walk you’ll see historic buildings, transport development and the boom of beautiful new apartments. You’ll also discover some of Uptown’s best kept secrets such as Basque Park, and the many businesses that make Uptown a special destination.

Come take a walk around Uptown to have a peek at the future. It’s very bright!

Where: Our walk starts and ends at the corner of Mt Eden Road and Symonds Street, 1 New North Road.

How: Download the free app Pocket Sights from the Apple store or Google Play or experience it in your web browser. Select Discover Uptown Auckland from the menu and navigate the walk using the map pins.

Who: This walk is suitable for adults and families.

Difficulty: 60 minute walk. The walk takes place in an urban environment with sealed footpaths of varying quality. There are some steep portions.

What do you need: You need an android or apple mobile device to follow the walk.

Access information: This walk takes place over variable street scapes, some of which are narrow and often blocked. It may not be suitable for wheels. The walk is suitable for deaf and hard of hearing participants.

Created by: The Uptown Business Association

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