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Best things to do in Northwood

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Zoo
“See native animals and farm animals. Feed and pat farm animals. Especially great for children.”
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Park
“Construction of the SH bypass has moved the entrance to the Groynes 300m further down Johns Road (State Highway 1) from the usual entrance on Groynes Drive. Metroinfo (external link) has up-to-date bus information. Picnics and play Picnic areas and free barbeques are dotted throughout the park. View the map [PDF, 659 KB] for bookable picnic areas or bbqs. Please remember to take your rubbish home with you. There are multiple playgrounds throughout the Groynes including a flying fox, see-saw, slides and swings. Orienteering There are two permanent courses; white (1.9 km) yellow (2.6 km). Purchase a map for $4 from the Rosebank Cafe (near the entrance to the Groynes Park) or download ”
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Grocery or Supermarket
“NZ owned, New World Northwood is a short drive from Devondale AirBnB. It carries a good range of products at competitive prices. It also sells a range of freshly prepared takeaway meals if you don't want to cook or dine out.”
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Point of Interest
“Beautiful walking tracks around Clearwater and The Groynes; golf club non members welcome.”
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Nature Preserve
“A very pleasant easy walk that takes about an hour to complete in this reserve/park. Picnic spots and sheltered areas are available along the way. Its a fabulous way to observe bird life in a wetlands area. ”
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Restaurant
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“This restaurant is a 10 minute walk from your Studio however there is a courtesy coach if your would prefer to be picked up. It has a restaurant menu and bookings are recommended.”
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Golf Course
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Car Rental
“Get off the plane and step into your rental car. Great prices and great service will see your visit to Christchurch set up from the word go.”
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Bus Station
“It has everything you need including an ANZ bank in a container! Post Office, Coffee shop, Fitness center, The Warehouse, A Countdown supermarket and heaps of eateries. Lots of different shops! ”
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Shopping Mall
“Everything you need here including a cafe, supermarket, subway, takeaways, clothing retailers and various other stores.”
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Route
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Establishment
“For anyone wanting to experience a Maori Cultural experience. Located at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. Two attractions in one!”
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