Parks / Outdoors
Volunteers rescue Kōwhai Park from foreign invaders
Native plants are flourishing in Kōwhai Park once more, thanks to hard work by some green-fingered locals.
Ōtara's got hustle
Ōtara’s new high-tech basketball court in Otamariki Park was recently opened with a community-led minibasketball tournament.
Remembering our fallen
The Ode of Remembrance inscribed on the Returned Services memorial at the Manukau Memorial Gardens now includes a version in te reo Māori.
Kudos for new and upgraded Auckland central playgrounds
Waitematā Local Board has been working with the parks teams, designers, local community groups and schools to improve what’s on offer at some of playgrounds in parks in Auckland central.
Good sign for Centennial Park
A bright new sign now welcomes people to the start of the nature trail in Centennial Park, Mairangi Bay.
Dropped fees a victory for sports clubs
Orākei Local Board has helped achieve a victory for central Auckland sports clubs by getting sports field fees waived.
Foxy addition to Mt Albert reserve
The Albert-Eden community now has a double flying fox at the Mt Albert Recreational Reserve in Wairere Avenue.
Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon
The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun and rewarding day out for everyone.
Sandy Sunday Whānau Fun
Use the natural resources around to make a creative masterpiece.
Native Plant Nursery Workshop
The seeds you nurture will be used in stream restoration projects in the local area.
Introduction to Plant Pests - Selfs Park
Learn more about how to identify and control weeds in your local park or backyard.
Raumati Fun Tamariki Play
A great opportunity to grab a coffee and enjoy our beautiful local parks
Waikumete Stream Clean Up
Join us on the Waikumete Stream to remove rubbish from our waterways.
Beginners Guide to Bird Identification
Learn how to identify common birds found in our neighbourhoods, and monitoring methods for bird counts and predators.