Parks / Outdoors
Get planting in Upper Harbour
Winter has arrived and with it thousands of native plants ready for planting in local parks across the Upper Harbour Local Board area.
Shoreline adaptation plans adopted
Plans to guide how Auckland Council coastal assets in the Franklin area are managed over the next century have been adopted.
Two parks win international award again in Waitākere Ranges
Both parks have been recipients of this award multiple times since 2014, with Waikumete being the first cemetery in the southern hemisphere to win the award.
New park planned for Papakura
A concept plan for a new park for Papakura has been adopted.
Enjoy a weekend getaway at these council cottages and baches
From cosy cottages to beachside baches, Auckland Council has a wide range of accommodation options to choose from.
Kaipātiki volunteers take on storm damaged reserves
A trained volunteer response team dedicated to cleaning up local reserves damaged by severe weather events has been established in the Kaipātiki area, thanks to a collaboration between Pest Free Kaipātiki, Auckland Council and the local board.
Funding set for Karaka Sports Park
Franklin Local Board has committed funds for netball and tennis at Karaka Sports Park.
Recovery work continues in Auckland’s western regional parks
The Auckland Anniversary weekend floods and Cyclone Gabrielle resulted in damage in some areas of our regional parks. For safety reasons, Muriwai Regional Park currently remains closed and there is no access to multiple tracks in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park.