Visitors Guide to Waitakere City Council

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					                                                                                                                                                                  Waitakere Central
                                                                                                                                                                  6 Henderson Valley Road
                                                                                                                                                                  Henderson 0612
                                                                                                                                                                  Waitakere
                                                                                                                                                                  (8am - 5pm, Monday to Friday)

                                                                                                                                                                  Customer Services All enquiries;
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                                                                                                                 Kia Ora, Welcome!
                                                                                                                 In July 2006 Waitakere City Council relocated to the new Civic Centre in the Waitakere Central




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                                                                                                                 The strategic location of the Civic Centre next to a major transport interchange offers visitors more
                                                                                                                 sustainable transport choices. Waitakere City Council encourages staff and visitors to travel by bus,
                                                                                                          SH16   train, cycle or to walk to Waitakere Central.
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Getting to Waitakere Central
                                                                                                                                                                   Waitakere City Council                        Customer Services All enquiries;
                                                                                                                                                                   Waitakere Central                             24 hours, 7 days a week                 Walking burns about 100 calories per
                                                                                                                                                                   6 Henderson Valley Road                       t: +64 (9) 839 0400                     kilometre and is the ‘greenest’ way to travel!
                                                                                                                                                                   Henderson 0612, Waitakere                     e: info@waitakere.govt.nz               If you’re walking to Waitakere Central,
A Guide for Visitors                                                                                                                                               (open 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday)              w: www.waitakere.govt.nz                check out the map to find the best route.

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           by bus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mobility
           Waitakere Central sits adjacent to the new transport                                                                                                                                                                                          There are four 60 minute stay mobility card
           interchange in Railside Ave and is a major stop for most                                                                                                                                                                                      holder parks on site. These are spaces
           Waitakere bus routes. For more information see                                                                                                                                                                                                numbered 132, 133, 218 and 219. The route
           www.maxx.co.nz or call (09) 366 6400.                                                                                                                                                                                                         between these car parks and the main
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         entrance is barrier free.
           by train
           Access to the new train platform is just 2-minutes walk over                                                                                                                                                                                  The route from Henderson rail station to
           the link bridge from Level 2 of the Administration wing. For                                                                                                                                                                                  Waitakere Central is barrier free. There is
           train schedules see www.maxx.co.nz or call (09) 366 6400.                                                                                                                                                                                     an elevator connecting the Henderson rail
           Most services operating on the Auckland passenger rail                                                                                                                                                                                        station platform to the link bridge and
           network are equipped with wheelchair ramps. Wheelchairs                                                                                                                                                                                       between the link bridge and Waitakere
           can be accommodated on trains at all times and some types                                                                                                                                                                                     Central. See the train section for information
           of mobility scooters may also be carried in off-peak times.                                                                                                                                                                                   about travelling by train with a wheelchair or
           Please contact (09) 969 7777 in advance of your travel to                                                                                                                                                                                     a mobility scooter.
           ensure that the service you wish to travel on carries a ramp. If
           you require assistance boarding the train or travelling on the                                                                                                                                                                                There is an assistance listening device loop
           train, please ask either the onboard or platform staff.                                                                                                                                                                                       in the Council Chambers.

				
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