Parks / Outdoors
Select areas in west coast regional parks to open on 1 April
As we move to recovery, select areas within Te Rau Pūriri Regional Park and parts of the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park will be re-opening on Saturday 1 April.
Work begins on New Zealand’s first-ever Korean Garden in Takapuna
Work on New Zealand’s first-ever Korean Garden has begun at Barry’s Point in Takapuna thanks to the ongoing support of the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board and the hard work of the North Shore’s Korean community and local stakeholders.
Take flight at Manurewa playground
The Manurewa playground boasts a 40-metre flying fox, age-appropriate play equipment, and features in-ground mini trampolines and an all-abilities access roundabout.
Holiday break fun with Auckland Council
If you’re wondering what to do to keep the family busy and entertained, we’ve got you covered. Auckland Council has a raft of holidays activities catering to a range of ages.
Four stunning sunset spots in Auckland
With its beaches, maunga and grassy reserves, you’re spoilt for choice with spots in Tāmaki Makaurau where you can turn to the west and enjoy a magical sky on a fine evening.
Refreshed concept plan aims to create greater waterfront access for wider community
Ōrākei Local Board's revised concept plan for The Landing will go out for public consultation in April 2023.
Botanic Gardens become a classroom
Hundreds of children have taken part in Eye on Nature learning sessions.
Te reo Māori names adopted for Whau parks
Twenty six additional parks in Whau will now carry dual Māori / English names. The names were formally adopted at Whau Local Board’s recent business meeting.
Corban’s Easter Egg Count
Get into the spirit of Easter with our own unique spin on the traditional Egg Hunt.
Birkdale Bokashi Workshop - EcoFest
Still not sure the best way to dispose of your food scraps? This introduction to Bokashi composting will show how easy it is to turn your food scraps into soil! This is a small...
Compost Hub & Teaching Garden Open Day - EcoFest
Pop in and see how you can be part of our volunteering crew or compost with us.
DIY Bokashi Composting Workshop - New Lynn
Judy Keats will demonstrate Bokashi composting and how to create your own system, which you can take home with you.
Kumeu Vintage Brass Band Concert at Couldrey House & Garden
Bring a picnic, drinks, something to sit on, and a hat.
Surfdale Food Forest Working Bee – EcoFest
All are welcome; bring snacks to share for morning tea!
Join us for a packed programme of events, activities, installations, and workshops for people of all ages and stages of their sustainability journey.
Nature Play - Myers Park
Barefooted believes in having a sole connection with our planet and for people to recognise our role in protecting it.