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.
Meditation in Motion with Tai Chi Hibiscus
Everyone is welcome to participate!
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!
Nature Play - Myers Park
Barefooted believes in having a sole connection with our planet and for people to recognise our role in protecting it.
Conservation Conversations: Backyard Conservation
We aim to bring cultures together and share conservation knowledge/experience!