Parks / Outdoors
Playgrounds reopen in Greenhithe, Whenuapai and Windsor Park
Good things come to those who wait, and that’s certainly true for the families and children enjoying revamped playgrounds at Greenhithe War Memorial Park, Bill Moir Reserve and Parkwood Reserve.
Tūpuna Maunga Authority opens game-changing family recreation space
The Tūpuna Maunga Authority is pleased to signal the opening of its new whānau ātea (family recreation space) at the foot of Te Pane o Mataoho / Te Ara Pueru / Māngere Mountain — the most comprehensive collection of Māori recreational elements in Tāmaki Makaurau.
Māngere Centre Park playground opens
Māngere Centre Park’s playground has just been revitalised with a rainbow of upgrades.
Sunvue Park concept plan gets go-ahead
A concept plan for a new, nature-based Ngāhere playspace at Sunvue Park in Glen Eden, designed in partnership with tauira (students) from Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi has been approved by Waitākere Ranges Local Board.
Looking for some Waitākere alternatives?
With more than 4000 parks across the region, there are heaps of alternatives to the Waitākere Ranges out there.
Explore Auckland's natural wonders
Explore our region this summer and take your pick of Auckland's stunning tracks, bush, maunga and walkways.
Moire Park delivers more smiles
The smiles of excited children were a feature of a celebration to mark the opening of a new playground at Massey’s Moire Park.
10 parks to explore in Auckland's city centre
Did you know that there are ten parks or green spaces within one km of the Auckland Town Hall?
Meditation in Motion with Tai Chi Hibiscus
Everyone is welcome to participate!
Birkdale Bokashi Workshop - EcoFest
Still not sure the best way to dispose of your food scraps? This introduction to Bokashi composting will show how easy it is to turn your food scraps into soil! This is a small...
Compost Hub & Teaching Garden Open Day - EcoFest
Pop in and see how you can be part of our volunteering crew or compost with us.
DIY Bokashi Composting Workshop - New Lynn
Judy Keats will demonstrate Bokashi composting and how to create your own system, which you can take home with you.
Kumeu Vintage Brass Band Concert at Couldrey House & Garden
Bring a picnic, drinks, something to sit on, and a hat.
Surfdale Food Forest Working Bee – EcoFest
All are welcome; bring snacks to share for morning tea!
Nature Play - Myers Park
Barefooted believes in having a sole connection with our planet and for people to recognise our role in protecting it.
Conservation Conversations: Backyard Conservation
We aim to bring cultures together and share conservation knowledge/experience!