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Kamo Shared Path

This page contains information about the Kamo shared path.
Updated: 17/06/2019 3:13 p.m.
Photo of the Kamo Cycleway.

The Kamo shared path is a shared 6.5 kilometre off-road route that will follow the existing railway corridor that runs north / south through the area.

The route is designed to:

  • provide safer access to the centrally located schools in Whangarei, and
  • provide a connection for residential areas north of the city through to the Whangarei CBD, the Auckland University Campus, and off-road links to key recreational areas such as Kensington Park.

This shared path is expected to attract over 600 people a day.

Working in partnership with Bike Northland and Bikes in Schools, this key infrastructure will encourage more children to cycle to school by providing safe access for over 5,200 students who attend schools within 500 metres of the new facility.

The route will separate cyclists from high-volume traffic and reduce pressure on State Highway 1 by providing an alternative off-road transport option.

This Kamo route will complete the three primary routes of the Whangarei cycleway network - which include the new Onerahi and Raumanga / Maunu routes.

Existing and Proposed Shared Path Map [1mb] 

Stage 1 and 2 Opening

An open day and ribbon cutting will be held from 10:00am on Saturday 8 December, the same day as the Christmas Festival. 

Come join Mayor Sheryl Mai to celebrate completion of the first two stages of the Kamo Shared Path.

Find out what it is all about - attend the ribbon cutting and traverse a section of this walkway in celebration. Register and stay on for the prize draw 

Join our event on Facebook (link below)..

Opening Day 8 December 2018 - Facebook Event

Update of the Programme

The below is an update on the programme's several stages, as at 24 October 2018:

Stage 1 - Rust Avenue to Cross Street

Now open from Vinery Lane to Rust Avenue.

Stage 2 - Cross Street to Kamo Road

Now open from Manse Street to Kensington Avenue and the final stretch of Stage 2, Kensington Avenue to Kamo Road is due for opening by the end of October.

Stage 3 - Kamo Road to Jack Street

Work is due to start at the beginning of November with anticipated completion in March 2019.

Stage 4 - Adams Place to Fisher Terrace

Design for the underpass has been approved and preparation works have started. Installation of the underpass is due to take place over the five days between Christmas and New Year this Summer and this stage complete by the end of April 2019.

Stage 5 - Fisher Terrace to Kamo village

The design of the future extension is being scoped out now.

Route Map

Map of the Kamo Route.



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