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Parks / Outdoors

Parks / Outdoors 19 Jul 2024

New playgrounds and walkways: ten projects highlight investment in community assets

Brand new infrastructure has been created across Tāmaki Makaurau and existing assets renewed.

Free 1 Jul 2024

Explore Auckland with July's School Holiday Guide

School holiday time is here, and there are lots of ways to keep the kids entertained in Auckland, even if the winter weather isn’t on your side.

Parks / Outdoors 27 Jun 2024

Winter gardening tips from the pros at Auckland Botanic Gardens

Want to know what to plant in your garden for winter blossoms? The Auckland Botanic Gardens are blooming with inspiration and advice for every season.

Cleaning up our environment 20 Jun 2024

Eco-warrior creates his own rat navy!

Row Robinson reckons Wattle Downs' rats are coming from the mangroves. so he's launched his own rodent rafts.

Akl Paths 14 Jun 2024

A short walk away from the harbour, you'll discover 10 leafy green spaces

We are nurturing more natural spaces for you to enjoy - check out our city centre parks

Parks / Outdoors 10 Jun 2024

5 fantastic Auckland boardwalks to visit this winter

Auckland has many great walking trails designed to adapt to our rainy climate, with beautiful boardwalks that allow you to explore the outdoors while keeping your shoes dry.

Parks / Outdoors 31 May 2024

Auckland arborists go out on a limb to protect our precious trees

Arbor Day on 5 June is the perfect time to appreciate our natural wonders.

Council news 30 May 2024

Wild weather causes havoc with Auckland’s trees

While Auckland was facing a wild and windy Wednesday night, Auckland Council’s arborist team and its contractors were out making sure Aucklanders were safe from falling tree limbs and property damage.

Council news 29 May 2024

Auckland officially recognised as a Tree City of the World

“Trees are important to people, no matter what country they are from or what language they speak."

Parks / Outdoors 20 May 2024

Five Auckland camping spots you may not have heard of

So, you’ve earned your beginner’s camping badges. Now it’s time to head off the beaten track and try some of Auckland’s most idyllic and secluded camping spots.

Parks / Outdoors 15 May 2024

Good as gold! Auckland's iconic golden frames turn 25

See how many golden frames you can visit to admire the picture-perfect beauty of Auckland's regional parks.

Parks / Outdoors 7 May 2024

Building materials recycled from house at future Botanic Gardens site

Valuable building materials that would otherwise have ended up in landfill have been recycled thanks to a joint effort between Auckland Council and contractors.

14-24 year olds 3 May 2024

Playground plans get seal of approval

Concept plans bring a playground a step closer for Belmont.

Dogs 2 May 2024

Great spots for dog walking in Auckland

On-leash or off, there are heaps of exciting dog walking areas for you to discover across Auckland.

Parks / Outdoors 18 Apr 2024

Auckland regional parks experience record visitation in the first quarter of 2024.

Auckland’s regional parks have achieved an unprecedented milestone.

Parks / Outdoors 12 Apr 2024

Kate van der Drift announced as Auckland Council’s 2024 Artist in Residence

Auckland Council has selected Kate van der Drift as the 2024 Artist in Residence, she will take up her residency in Waitawa Regional Park later this year.