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Running in New Zealand

Show on the map There are 42 areas in New Zealand. See them all below. Auckland, Leamington, Wellington, Christchurch and Maungakiekie-Tamaki has the most runnable places.

Highly rated places to run in New Zealand

Hagley Park and Cornwall Park are popular places to run in this area.

Hagley Park / Christchurch

Flat asphalt/concrete running spot
Image by Bernard Spragg. NZ on Flickr

Cornwall Park / Maungakiekie-Tamaki

Hilly asphalt/concrete running spot
Image by russellstreet on Flickr

Climate in New Zealand

The climate differs a lot in different parts of New Zealand. The yearly average temperature in Wanaka is 6°C42°F compared to Auckland where it is 16°C60°F.

One of the best areas for running, temperature-wise, should be around Wellington. The temperature there seldom gets below 5°C40°F or over 20°C70°F.

More detailed information about the weather in New Zealand can be found on the page for each city.

Do you know if tracks in New Zealand usually are open to the public?

Show 26 tracks, 9 running spots and 30 group runs on the map

In New Zealand

Auckland | Leamington | Wellington | Christchurch | Maungakiekie-Tamaki | Upper Harbour | Howick | Hamilton | Dunedin | Hastings | Palmerston North | Tauranga | Whanganui | Whangarei | Gisborne | Invercargill | Puketapapa | Henderson-Massey | Opaheke | Nelson | Timaru | Franklin | Lansdowne | Marton Junction | Albert-Eden | Mayfield | Boydtown | Napier | New Plymouth | Otaihanga | Lower Hutt | Hibiscus and Bays | Porirua | Rotorua | Rainbow Point | East Gore | Balclutha | Rolleston | Pegasus | Wanaka | Greytown | Waitemata Show all areas