Thursday, May 30, 2024

Parks

Porirua rose garden set to bloom

Aotea Lagoon’s rose garden area is to be rejuvenated as part of a Porirua City Council plan to make the southern part of the...

Visitor milestone for Auckland parks

Auckland’s regional parks have achieved an unprecedented milestone, marking the highest ever visitation numbers in the first three months of 2024, compared to the...

Disc golf course to fly in Christchurch

A temporary disc golf course in Bottle Lake Forest Park will stay put following endorsement from the local community board, Christchurch City Council has...

Green light for Christchurch path network

Routes for the remaining network of paths and boardwalks to be constructed as part of the 10.3 kilometre-long Pūharakekenui-Styx Source to Sea walkway have...

Christchurch rangers jump to support young riders

Christchurch City Council rangers are supporting a group of children living next to the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor to build and maintain a small...

Wellington council reveals concept for new public park

Wellington City Council has revealed its concept for a new public park and open space in Te Aro. In July 2023, the Council launched a...

Wildflower trial blooms for Christchurch

Christchurch residents can expect to see wildflowers blooming in local parks and reserves this spring, with a colourful trial soon to get underway. Earlier this...

$15k boost for Far North park

A Far North park popular with nature lovers and dog walkers will extend its car parking facilities after receiving a $15,000 boost from the...

Tauranga adopts updated parks plans

Optimising community spaces for sports organisations and the wider community were at the forefront of today’s Tauranga City Council decision to adopt updated masterplans...

Christchurch council to take over parks maintenance to cut costs

Christchurch City Council has announced it will create in-house teams of Council staff to maintain the city’s parks in a bid to cut spiralling...

Blessing for upgraded Kaikohe Memorial Park

Far North District Council has hosted a blessing for a major upgrade to Kaikohe's Memorial Park. The dawn ceremony on Friday unveiled a series of...

Fresh brew for Hastings tea kiosk

Hastings District Council has today formally reopened the refurbished Cornwall Park tea kiosk. Community members joined councillors and other invited guests to officially open...

Progress being made to reopen Hawke’s Bay parks

Regional parks in the Hawke’s Bay region suffered significant damage from the wrath of ex-tropical Cyclone Gabrielle, with many still closed due to safety...

Outdoor agencies join hands to improve trails app

Herenga ā Nuku Aotearoa, the Outdoor Access Commission, recently partnered with NZ Mountain Safety Council’s (MSC) Plan My Walk app. In recent years, both organisations have...

Far North walks out new dog map

Far North District Council has released a map of local dog walking areas to help educate residents on where on-leash and off-leash rules apply...