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Get ready for the Greater Wellington Great Outdoors!

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Get ready for the Greater Wellington Great Outdoors!

Updated 7 December 2016 8:35am

Greater Wellington Great Outdoors

Our 2017 programme is now live!  

Click here for the full programme.

Keep an eye out on our website and Facebook page for more information.

Explore the regional parks and forests on your doorstep with the Regional Council's Greater Wellington Great Outdoors programme. We offer more than 50 events set in some of the region's most spectacular landscapes.

Nearly all events are within one hour's drive of Wellington city and hosted by local experts.

If you have any questions please phone 0800 496 734.

Terms and Conditions 

Kev the Kiwi events 

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 encouraging 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.

Please visit the Kev the Kiwi page for event dates.

Paws in the Park events 

Bring your dog and explore the dog-friendly tracks that Wellington has to offer. All Paws in the Park walks take place on Sundays.

Please visit the Paws in the Park page for more information.

To see more information about any of our upcoming events: