Visitors are able to enjoy this beautiful park area of mature trees and fish-filled lakes around the private industrial ... More
Chelsea Sugar Refinery Park
Visitors are able to enjoy this beautiful park area of mature trees and fish-filled lakes around the private industrial estate of the New Zealand Sugar Refinery. There are pleasant walks to be had through regenerating kanuka groves, and tracks connect with Kauri Point Park and Chatswood Reserve. The Refinery has been sited here in Chelsea Bay since 1883, originally chosen for its deep water access and plentiful fresh water supply. It was isolated in the early days, and had to create its own self sufficient little township. Some of the original brick Edwardian houses still stand in excellent restored condition.
Located on the southern shore of the Puhoi estuary, Wenderholm (134 hectares) is surrounded by forested headlands and was the
first of the many Auckland Regional Parks. It contains one of Auckland's best examples of mainland coastal forest. Swim, ...
The old Pumphouse, with its tall landmark chimney on the shores of Lake Pupuke, stands as a glorious red brick
reminder of the past and is now restored as a charming theatre and gallery. The Pumphouse cafe overlooks the ...
Adjacent to the University of Auckland, Albert Park is a fine example of a Victorian era municipal park, complete with
formal gardens, band rotunda, fountain, statues, and flowered clock. The Albert Barracks were here hence the military gun installation. ...