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Get ready for a Great Outdoors Summer!

Get ready for a Great Outdoors Summer!

Updated 10 September 2015 4:44pm

We are in the process of planning for our 2016 programme 

Thanks to everyone that joined us for our 2015 Great Outdoors Summer Events programme. We are currently planning 2016's programme.

To see more information about any of our upcoming events:

Great Outdoors Summer Events 2016

As soon as our summer programme for 2016 is available we will place it online. If you would like to be notified when this happens please sign up for our online newsletter so you can stay up to date with the happenings of your regional parks. For more information or if you have any questions please contact


Kev the Kiwi events 

We are excited to announce our 2016 line up for our Kev the Kiwi programme! Kev the Kiwi is a fun and exciting way to get active in your Regional Parks. In collaboration with Upper Hutt City Council and Hutt City Council, Kev travels around the region ecouraging children and adults alike to get out and about in green spaces.

Events happen each Thursday in January during the school holidays. These events typically involve a short walk (many are buggy friendly) and games session with the kids. Kev will be there to spread some cheer and spot prizes are given out.

We hope to see you at this year's events taking place on...

 7 January -  Wainuiomata Recreation Area
 14 January -  Kaitoke Regional Park
 21 January -  Harcourt Park, Hutt River Trail
 28 January - Hikoikoi Reserve, Petone

Paws in the Park events 

We are excited to announce the dates for our Paws in the Parks programme! Bring your dog and explore the dog-friendly tracks that Wellington has to offer. All Paws in the Parks activities take place on Sundays.

17 January - Pakuratahi Forest, Tunnel Gully Recreation Area
31 January - To be confirmed
14 February - Wainuiomata Recreation Area, meet Richard Prouse Park
28 February - To be confirmed
6 March - To be confirmed

For more information go to our Paws in the Park page.