Parks / Outdoors
Explore and play in central Auckland
Exploring Auckland’s paths are a great opportunity to combine exercise with helping the kids burn off some energy and having some fun.
Accessible adventures in Auckland
Tāmaki Makaurau is packed with amazing parks and playgrounds, pools, pathways, and cultural attractions. Accessibility should be no barrier to enjoying these, so if you’re looking for ideas for a big weekend in Auckland, check out our suggestions.
Five Auckland camping spots you may not have heard of
So, you’ve earned your beginner’s camping badges. Now it’s time to head off the beaten track and try some of Auckland’s most idyllic and secluded camping spots.
Sunnynook September Marathon gets the shore out the door
North Shore locals walked more than 2000 kilometres in September as part of a virtual marathon run with support from local business and Devonport-Takapuna Local Board.
Kaipātiki welcomes playful public art piece
North Shore locals celebrated the installation of a long-awaited public art piece in Glenfield’s Oruamo Domain this November thanks to Kaipātiki Local board and the Kaipātiki Public Arts Trust.
The more the merrier at Waikōwhai Park
All are invited to celebrate the opening and blessing for the upgraded Waikōwhai Park playground in Hillsborough with Puketāpapa Local Board on 18 December.
Ambury Regional Park outstanding in its field
Ambury Regional Park has been recognised at the 2022 New Zealand Recreation Awards, winning the award for outstanding park in Aotearoa.
Safe swimming top of mind in Franklin
Water safety advisors will be on hand at Hūnua Falls over summer in a bid to keep visitors safe.
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!