Parks / Outdoors
New park planned for Papakura
A concept plan for a new park for Papakura has been adopted.
Enjoy a weekend getaway at these council cottages and baches
From cosy cottages to beachside baches, Auckland Council has a wide range of accommodation options to choose from.
Kaipātiki volunteers take on storm damaged reserves
A trained volunteer response team dedicated to cleaning up local reserves damaged by severe weather events has been established in the Kaipātiki area, thanks to a collaboration between Pest Free Kaipātiki, Auckland Council and the local board.
Funding set for Karaka Sports Park
Franklin Local Board has committed funds for netball and tennis at Karaka Sports Park.
Recovery work continues in Auckland’s western regional parks
The Auckland Anniversary weekend floods and Cyclone Gabrielle resulted in damage in some areas of our regional parks. For safety reasons, Muriwai Regional Park currently remains closed and there is no access to multiple tracks in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park.
Manukau Harbour Forum plans to plant
Manukau Harbour Forum will use unspent funds to buy native plants to improve the harbour's health.
Puketāpapa primed to host FIFA World Cup NZ team
FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off in less than 100 days in Tāmaki Makaurau and all eyes will be on the Football Ferns from the moment they step out on to their Keith Hay Park training base.
Five short all-weather walks in Auckland
Don't let the weather dampen your spirits! Come rain or shine, these five short walks across Auckland are great for the whole family.
Stillwater Reserve Planting Day, Hibiscus and Bays
This event promises a fulfilling day of planting native trees and shrubs to restore and protect the precious ecosystem of Stillwater Reserve.
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Embark on a transformative journey through the traditions of Māori culture and spirituality, illuminated by the shimmering star cluster of Matariki.
Te Karanga A Hape
Join us with family, friends, and colleagues for a fulsome programme of music, art, fashion, performance, workshops, and delightful kai!
Silverdale War Memorial Park Planting Day
Join us for a fun-filled day to give back to nature and create a greener future.
Puketāpapa Manu Aute Kite Day 2023
Bring your own kite to fly, or watch some of the large-scale kites on display.
Mike Pignéguy's Coastal Cruises: British Columbia & Southeast Alaska
Come and join Mike as he takes you on a virtual tour of one of his various boating adventures around the world.
Historic Auckland Waterfront Walking Tour
The 75-minute walk will begin at the museum reception and then meander around the neighbouring streets and wharves.
Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge
This is a chance for primary and intermediate-aged kids to get involved in New Zealand’s biggest mud run series in a version tailored especially for them!