Volunteer in parks

Here are some ways you can make a difference either on your own, or with your family, workmates, neighbours, and other people like you.

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COVID-19 update on parks and tracks

All parks and tracks are open under alert level 2.  To help keep everyone well, please continue to maintain a 2 metre distance from other people when you’re out and about and please wash your hands before and after using equipment in our parks and gardens.

The following are all open:

  • All parks and gardens
  • Public toilets
  • Playgrounds, play equipment or exercise equipment in parks
  • Visitor and information centres
  • Dog parks
  • The Botanic Gardens
  • Boat ramps and wharves
  • Cemeteries

Unite Against Covid-19, visit covid19.govt.nz

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People are asked to refrain from smoking in Council-owned playgrounds and parks in line with the Council's Smokefree Public Places Policy

Volunteer in a park

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Volunteer events

Find an event for you, your family and friends to join.

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How to volunteer

Guidelines to get yourself ready to volunteer at one of our events.

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Organise a group or community volunteer event

Practical advice for organising a group or community volunteer event.

Volunteer updates

Check in with the latest news and information about volunteering in parks.