Parks / Outdoors
Waiheke Island named as a top 10 region
The secret is out – Waiheke Island has been named one of the world’s top 10 regions for next year in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016 publication.
Playground open at Turner Reserve
As part of a series of Puketāpapa Local Board-funded playground upgrades, Turner Reserve in Mt Roskill, now has a fun range of play equipment.
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.
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!