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Kauri Point Centennial Park & Chatswood Reserve Management Committee

Year Started: 
Contact Person: 
David Roberts
Phone Number: 
(09) 418 0397
E-mail address: 
Group Members: 
Between Chelsea View Drive and Harbour at Kendall Bay
Birkenhead Auckland 0626
New Zealand
If visiting (some tracks are closed -see below) CHATSWOOD RESERVE please follow all KAURI DIEBACK prevention measures. 'CLEAN ALL SOIL OR MUD OFF SHOES/BOOTS  AT HOME' and use cleaning stations on site when entering & exiting the reserve, please stay on the open tracks, avoid walking on kauri roots and keep dogs on leash.
From 1/12/20 COUNCIL STAFF (KAURI AMBASSADORS/CHAMPIONS) MAY BE AT SOME ENTRANCES  at various times. They will answer questions about dieback and explain how to help keep kauri safe
We care for, protect and restore the ecology of KPC Park and Chatswood Reserve. Maintain the track network so visitors have good access to and can appreciate the coastal, stream, bush & historical features.  Paper maps are available at main entrances, or to view  click on group galleries. (track over NZDF land is currently closed).
More details & maps are published in  'Kaipatiki Explorer'  the 9th edition available 1 Dec 2019 at Birkenhead library. This edition covers kauri dieback and open or closed tracks in Kaipatiki area.


TRACK NEWS 25 Dec 2020 update- New handrail completed at last corner of main (Brian Norton) track to beach.. For further information contact us - see green section at top right of listing on naturespace for phone & email address. The map for Chatswood in Kaipatiki Explorer 9th ed is correct, however the map on AC website is wrong.
-Council have closed tracks from Langstone, Mosman, Portsea, Down valley from Mappin Places & 120 Chelsea View Dr. to help stop the spread of kauri dieback, . 
If you find a track partly blocked by fallen trees or branches, please let us know.
General: Tracks vary in standard from walking to tramping. There are steep sections & steps which may be slippery. Visitors should consider their safety and choose tracks within their ability.
PEST FREE KAIPATIKI - Rat baiting in Chatswood reserve has been carried out by us since 2014.  Chew card monitoring lines are marked..
Pest Plant (weeds) control an ongoing weekly activity. 


Auckland Council/Kaipatiki Local Board
Queen Elizabeth II National Trust, PestFreeKaipatiki, Kapatiki Restoration Network

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