Parks / Outdoors
Tōtara Park a world-beater
Tōtara Park has won a Green Flag Award, making it one of the world's best parks.
Three new Auckland parks awarded prestigious Green Flag
Walmsley and Underwood Park, Totara Park and North Shore Memorial Park have joined seven other Auckland Council parks as being recognised as some of the best green spaces in the world in the annual Green Flag Awards.
Otaawhati name returned to Papakura
A historic te reo Māori name has been returned to Papakura.
Reimagining Barry Curtis Park playground
Originally built in 2006, the much-loved Barry Curtis Park playground is being renewed by the Howick Local Board.
Caribbean Drive sports fields update
A $3.5 million dollar sports field development at Unsworth Height’s Caribbean Drive is underway.
Pitch perfect upgrade for the Papatoetoe Recreation Grounds
Papatoetoe Recreation Grounds underwent an upgrade of the lighting, new irrigation, new drainage, sand slit and sand carpeted couch fields.
Te Kawerau ā Maki return historic park name in Waitākere Ranges
Names and narratives that reclaim Māori identity and restore mana and mauri (life force) to the whenua (land), through the restoration of the Māori language, are being returned to the whenua in parks across communities in the Waitākere Ranges Local Board area.
Ōtara clean up Sunday united to tackle climate change
When members of a young adult volunteer group decided to get their hands dirty to support the Green Earth clean-up campaign, they made a pile of difference – several piles.
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!