Parks / Outdoors
Take flight at Manurewa playground
The Manurewa playground boasts a 40-metre flying fox, age-appropriate play equipment, and features in-ground mini trampolines and an all-abilities access roundabout.
Holiday break fun with Auckland Council
If you’re wondering what to do to keep the family busy and entertained, we’ve got you covered. Auckland Council has a raft of holidays activities catering to a range of ages.
Four stunning sunset spots in Auckland
With its beaches, maunga and grassy reserves, you’re spoilt for choice with spots in Tāmaki Makaurau where you can turn to the west and enjoy a magical sky on a fine evening.
Refreshed concept plan aims to create greater waterfront access for wider community
Ōrākei Local Board's revised concept plan for The Landing will go out for public consultation in April 2023.
Botanic Gardens become a classroom
Hundreds of children have taken part in Eye on Nature learning sessions.
Te reo Māori names adopted for Whau parks
Twenty six additional parks in Whau will now carry dual Māori / English names. The names were formally adopted at Whau Local Board’s recent business meeting.
Great spots for dog walking in Auckland
On-leash or off, there are heaps of exciting dog walking areas for you to discover across Auckland.
Turner returns to Manukau Harbour Forum
Experienced Manukau Harbour guardians Jon Turner and Alan Cole have been returned as chair and deputy of Auckland Council’s Manukau Harbour Forum.
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!