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.
Go Media Tough Guy and Gal Challenge
New Zealand’s original mud run series; if you want to get dirty and have a lot of fun, then these unique off-road running events are for you.