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.
Oneroa Rat Trial Walk with Te Korowai o Waiheke - EcoFest
The walk will start at Alison Park and finish at Little Oneroa and is suitable for all fitness and age levels.
Pest Plant Roadshow
Come along to chat about how to identify invasive weeds, best practices for keeping kauri safe while caring for the bush.
Rongoā Rākau Plant Propagation
Learn about propagating and growing some of our common Rongoā Rākau/Māori medicinal plants at the EcoMatters community nursery.
Pop Up Play - Myers Park
Join us to play multisport, capture the flag, ultimate Frisbee lawn games, and many more.
Community Garden and Compost Hub Tour – EcoFest
This is a child-friendly event with free ice blocks in compostable wrappers to showcase our compost bins in action!
Fernglen Native Plant Gardens Open Day - EcoFest
Take a botanical tour around the gardens at 10:00am or 1pm.
Otanerua Reserve EcoFête - EcoFest
Come and find out about local community-led conservation.
Blackpool Community Garden Working Bee – EcoFest
Come and add to your routine by spending time with other locals at our community gardens.