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Route for North Shore Olympic convoy confirmed

September 4, 2008

Route for North Shore Olympic convoy confirmed

North Shore City is encouraging children, businesses and residents to get out on the streets of the City to welcome home our Olympians in a citywide convoy.
Please follow this link for the exact route, and for timings see the table below: http://www.northshorecity.govt.nz/your_council/news_releases/Releases-2008/September/north-shore-welcome-for-olympians.html

The procession will slow through town centres and stop briefly at several schools including Devonport Primary, Westlake Boys High School, Northcross Intermediate, Pinehill School, Albany School, Manuka Primary, Birkdale Primary and Northcote Intermediate.

Details of the motorcade timings are as follows:

Location Route Approximate Times
Devonport Victoria Street 12pm
Takapuna Esmonde Road/Barry's Point Road/Tahoroto Road 12.20pm
Forrest Hill Westlake Boys High School (Forrest Hill Road) 12.25 pm
Mairangi Bay Shopping area (Beach Road) 12.45pm
Browns Bay Shopping area (Clyde Road) 1.05pm
Pinehill Pinehill School 1.20pm
Albany Albany Mall (Civic Crescent) 1.30pm
Albany School 1.35pm
Glenfield Shopping area (Glenfield Road) 2.05pm
Birkdale Birkdale School (Birkdale Road) 2.15pm
Birkenhead Highbury shopping centre (Mokoia Road) 2.30pm
Northcote Shopping centre (Lake Road) 2.35pm
Milford Main street (Kitchener Road) 2.45pm
Takapuna Hurstmere Road/Anzac Avenue/The Strand 3pm
Council forecourt - 1 The Strand 3.10pm

Note that the times are approximate and will depend on factors such as traffic.


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