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.
Working Bee at the OMG Urban Farm – EcoFest
Discover the potential and wonder that plants and soil microbes have to offer!
New Volunteer Induction Session - EcoFest
Join a Volunteer Induction Session before starting to volunteer.
Dodgy Weeds and What to do with them - EcoFest
Learn all about dodgy weeds and what to do with them, including how they get into pristine sites and spot them when small, with our helpful booklets from Ecomatters.
Free Multi-sensory Walk the Talk
Immerse yourself and your whānau into the world of interactive storytelling, with nature being the leading guide on the journey.
Ostend Community Garden Working Bee - EcoFest
Come and add to your routine by spending time with other locals at our community gardens.
Junior Ranger explorer walk
Learn and discover more about our fascinating park environments and become an Auckland Parks Junior Ranger.
Hungerball - Myers Park
A customised inflatable sports arena where a range of sports/games can be played for all ages.