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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.

Events32 Results

23 May 2024

Ranger guided walk - Dingle Del, St Helliers

Learn about the fascinating native flora and fauna that live in the forest and stream and importa...

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...

09 Jun 2024

Duder Regional Park Planting Day

Join rangers and volunteers for a fun exciting day out on our regional parks.

16 Jun 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Hunua Ranges Regional Park Planting Day

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

16 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

Mutukāroa / Hamlins Hill Regional Park Planting Day

Join rangers and volunteers for a fun exciting day out on our regional parks.

23 Jun 2024

Matariki Planting Day

Join us as we plant trees at at Tawa Esplanade and afterward stay to share some kai.

07 Jul 2024

Omana Regional Park Planting Day

Join Rangers and volunteers for a fun exciting day out on our regional parks.

14 Jul 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Waitawa Regional Park Planting Day

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