Parks / Outdoors
Recovery in progress
Work to restore damage from this year’s flooding and storms continues, but several facilities and public spaces in the Albert-Eden and Puketāpapa areas remain closed.
Cock-a-doodle-doo for the Kell Park mural
Chickens once again rule the roost on a restored mural at Albany’s Kell Park.
Hobsonville War Memorial playground now open
Inspired by the area’s aviation history, the upgraded playground at Hobsonville War Memorial Park has been busy ever since it reopened in early April.
Pukekawa / Auckland Domain helped to protect low lying areas in flooding events
Pukekawa / Auckland Domain, like many other parks, played a critical role in retaining flood waters during the recent severe weather events.
Three Auckland parks to discover this autumn
Whether you're after family fun, off-leash puppy playdates or coastal splendour, the parks of Auckland have got you covered.
First destination playground in Māngere reflects heritage and culture
Māngere’s first destination playground at David Lange Park has been progressing since late 2019 and physical works for stage one started February 2023.
How your local parks and beaches are kept fresh, fun and accessible
Discover some of the work your local board does to keep our public spaces in great shape.
Green, red and yellow colours for Silverdale playground
Green, red and yellow is the colour palette that inspired the upgraded playground at Silverdale War Memorial Park, which reopened recently.
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.