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Picnic in a park this summer

Published: 10 December 2018

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Picnic in a park this summer.

Spread out the picnic blanket and have a meal to remember in one of our local or regional parks. If you're not sure where to go, check out our top 10 favourite spots to have a picnic in Auckland.

There are more than 180 electric, gas or wood-burning barbecues available for use in council parks.

Find out about bookable picnic sites.

Most designated picnic sites also have picnic tables, food preparation areas, drinking water and spaces suitable for games.

Casual-use sites are available for smaller groups, and larger sites for groups of up to 500 people can be booked in advance.

Contact the regional parks team at 09 366 2000 for help with your booking. For non-urgent enquiries, email

Read more: Beaches Parks My Summer


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