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Run an event in a park

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Run an event in a park


All the regional parks are hugely popular for running events. With a wide range of facilities and activities each park is unique in its capabilities.

If you would like to run an event in any of the regional parks, please contact the appropriate park ranger to discuss your ideas and to obtain the relevant forms so that you can apply for a concession. The relevent information for each park can be reached below. Commercial activities require a full concession that is processed at GW's Wellington office. Most non-commercial activities require a streamlined concession that is processed by a park ranger.  In most cases you also require a health and safety plan.

You should allow at least 15 working days for your application to be processed.

For more information about applying for a concession please contact the Concessions Officer at the Wellington office:

Cat Wylde
concessions@gw.govt.nz 
Phone (04) 830 4282

 

Where would you like to run your event?

Akatarawa Forest 

With 15,000 hectares of regenerating bush, hills, valleys, old logging roads and forest tracks, the Akatarawa Forest is very popular for a huge range of events. It is the only one of the regional parks and forests open to motorised recreation. More...

 

Battle Hill Farm Forest Park 

The park is very popular for many different types of events, especially cross country running and orienteering, festivals, mountain biking and equestrian activities such as pony club camps.  Families, schools and other community groups enjoy the opportunity for camping, birthdays, weddings and other celebrations. More...

 

Belmont Regional Park 

The park is very popular for many different types of events, especially cross country running and orienteering, mountain biking and horse trail riding. More...

 

East Harbour Regional Park 

East Harbour Regional Park is a very popular venue for events, especially group walks and running or multi-sport events. More...

 

Hutt River Trail 

The Hutt River Trail and its environs are especially popular for walks, runs, mountain bike rides and raft races. More...

 

Kaitoke Regional Park 

With its superb temperate rainforest and grassy clearings, Kaitoke Regional Park is ideal for nature-based events, group walks or picnics. The large barbecue facility in the campsite may be reserved for weddings, corporate or other private functions.The parkis especially popular with schools and clubs, as participants may camp overnight if they wish. More...

 

Pakuratahi Forest 

Both the Rimutaka Rail Trail and Tunnel Gully are very popular venues for events, including group picnics, school and club fun runs and/or walks, and mountain biking. More...

 

Queen Elizabeth Park 

With sites available for booking, Queen Elizabeth Park is extremely popular for group events and picnics. It is also used extensively for equestrian, running and orienteering events, bike rides and music festivals. More...

 

Whitireia Park 

Whitireia Park is popular for walking, running, orienteering, mountain biking, rock climbing, model plane flying, canoeing, fishing, windsurfing, picnicking and swimming.  Familes, schools and other community groups enjoy the opportunity for birthdays, weddings and other celebrations. More...