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Parks / Outdoors 13 Mar 2017

Auckland Council parks among best in the world

Auckland Council has received 11 prestigious Green Flag Awards, which recognise excellence in park management in terms of community involvement, public safety, maintenance and sustainability.

14-24 year olds 7 Mar 2017

Playground review: New and improved Western Park

This Freemans Bay hot spot is perfect for kids of all ages, from toddlers to mid-teens.

Parks / Outdoors 7 Mar 2017

Monte Cecilia School costs released

In this update, the council confirms the cost paid for approximately 20 properties which have been progressively acquired for the expansion of Monte Cecilia Park.

Housing 6 Mar 2017

Puketāpapa advocates to retain Liston Village

Hillsborough's Liston Village, home to 25 retirement units, should stay, Puketāpapa Local Board says.

Kids / Family 2 Mar 2017

7 of the best: Auckland playgrounds

With more sunny months ahead, we take a look at some of the top spots to stop and play for an hour . . . or two.

14-24 year olds 28 Feb 2017

Playground review: Te Rangi Hiroa

Challenge yourself on the obstacle course or practice your basketball skills at this must-see park in Ranui.

Environment 24 Feb 2017

Western Springs a pocket of calm for city-dwellers

Western Springs is much loved by Aucklanders and visitors for its beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife, says Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor Mike Lee.

Parks / Outdoors 24 Feb 2017

Meet student park ranger Ellice

Ellice is in her final year studying for a Bachelor of Science, majoring in conservation and environmental science. She is one of the Auckland Council 2016/2017 student park rangers and says the highlight of her summer has been gecko monitoring.

Events36 Results

01 Feb 2024 - 12 Dec 2024

Relaxation Dance Class

Join our dance class, do exercise and keep fit to joyful music.

01 Jun 2024

Community Planting Day with Tūpuna Maunga Authority

Join us for a day of native planting on Ōhinerau / Mt Hobson.

04 May 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Kids Learn to Ride

Learning to ride a bike is one of those big childhood milestones and being part of that experienc...

04 May 2024 - 30 Jun 2024

Bronze Bike Skills

Learn how to balance on a bike and pedal independently, some basic bike handling skills and heaps...

02 Jun 2024 - 04 Aug 2024

Tāwharanui Regional Park Planting Day

Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.

12 May 2024 - 02 Jun 2024

Ambury Regional Park Planting Day

Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.

14 May 2024 - 04 Jun 2024

Witheford Reserve Regeneration - with Kaipātiki Project

Get involved and join us for a hands-on experience at the Witheford Reserve working bee!

05 Jun 2024

Ranger guided walk - Te Whangamaire to Henry's Scenic, Patumahoe

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest habitat within the reserve as well as the cu...