Construction updates

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Last updated: 26 June 2022

2 April 2022

Setting up McCormack Green

Contractors building the pathway have set up a site yard at McCormick Green in Te Atatū South, in preparation for the pathway build. You can see it from the northbound Te Atatū on-ramp.

14 February 2022

Rehoming wildlife

Ecologists have found no bats living along the pathway route but they did find a “lounge” of lizards. The lizards were moved to new habitats within walking distance of their old homes. The then cleared areas had lizard-proof fencing added to discourage the retiles from trying to reestablish themselves where the pathway will go.

16 November 2021

Consultation

Auckland Council is currently consulting on the preliminary designs.

Construction on the two funded areas is likely to start in 2022 after detailed design is confirmed. Check back here for more updates next year.

31 April 2021

Design

Almost 700 metres of pathway at Rizal Reserve and Sandy Lane is currently under construction. It is scheduled to be completed in 2021.   

We are designing the two sections of the pathway for which we have funding and resource consent. These are Section Two (Olympic Park to Ken Maunder Park) and Section Five (Laurieston Park to the North West Cycleway).

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