Parks / Outdoors
First destination playground in Māngere reflects heritage and culture
Māngere’s first destination playground at David Lange Park has been progressing since late 2019 and physical works for stage one started February 2023.
How your local parks and beaches are kept fresh, fun and accessible
Discover some of the work your local board does to keep our public spaces in great shape.
Green, red and yellow colours for Silverdale playground
Green, red and yellow is the colour palette that inspired the upgraded playground at Silverdale War Memorial Park, which reopened recently.
Onehunga Bay Reserve’s revamp makes a three-point play
Onehunga Bay Reserve's outdoor fitness area is now open for free workout sessions with more to come.
Help design a new park in Ōrewa
Residents are being asked to help design a park that will be developed next year in Harvest Avenue, Ōrewa.
Howick Local Board feedback on Eastern Busway plans
Plans for stage two of the Eastern Busway project continue to be supported by Howick Local Board, who have also called for consideration and mitigations to minimise disruption to the community during construction, in formal feedback submission to the project.
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.
Where to go this Easter weekend – while staying away from the west
Tāmaki Makaurau is home to an array of regional parks, campgrounds, beaches and walks and Auckland Council has you covered for ways to explore the great outdoors this Easter weekend.
Manurewa Guided Walks
Get introduced to safe walking routes through the community and gentle nature paths to enjoy with loved ones.
Nimrod Reserve Planting Day - Upper Harbour
Let's make a difference and contribute to the beautification of Nimrod Reserve.
Free Guided Rides - Glen Innes
Try the brand new Te Ara ki Uta ki Tai cycle connection.
Kids Learn 2 Ride
Help your kids learn to bike or improve their skills at our free drop-in sessions.
Free Bike Skills for Beginners
You’ll learn how to balance on a bike and pedal independently, some basic bike handling skills and heaps more.
Activate Northcote - Planting Days with Kaipātiki Project
Plant trees with us this season, watch them as they grow for years to come, and eventually walk their shade with future generations of your whanau!
Eskdale Restoration Champions with Kaipātiki Project
Become a champion for our environment and make a real difference in preserving this beautiful ecological area.
Free E-Bike Maintenance Course
Learn the parts of your bike and how to do a maintenance check, fix a puncture, and more.