Regional parks of New Zealand


Regional parks of New Zealand are administered by regional councils, the top tier of local government in New Zealand.

Auckland region


There are 31 regional parks in the Auckland Region managed by Auckland Council. They were administered by the Auckland Regional Council[1] until 2010, when it was replaced by Auckland Council.

Mt Smart is better known as a stadium, Te Muri is not open to the public yet, and the Puketutu Island Regional Park is only at the proposed stage as of February 2020.

source: https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/parks-recreation/Pages/search-index.aspx

Bay of Plenty region


The regional parks in the Bay of Plenty region are administered by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

  • Onekawa Te Mawhai Regional Park
  • Papamoa Hills Regional Park

Wellington region


The regional parks in the Wellington region are administered by the Greater Wellington Regional Council.[2]

Canterbury region


The regional parks in the Canterbury region are administered by Canterbury Regional Council (Ecan).[3]

  • Waimakariri River Regional Park - the first regional park in the Canterbury region. (opened on 30 September 2006)
  • Ashley/Rakahuri River Regional Park
  • Lake Tekapo Regional Park

Southland Region


See also


References


  1. Regional Parks Management Plan: Volume 1 Overview and Strategic Direction
  2. Greater Wellington Regional Council. "Toitū Te Whenua Parks Network Plan 2020-30" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  3. ECan - Parks and Reserves