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New Zealand Regional Parks

A List of the Regional Parks in New Zealand

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Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, Auckland

Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, Auckland

Image Courtesy of Malene Holm
New Zealand has more than thirty regional parks. Most are located near Auckland and Wellington and offer enjoyable day walks and recreation. Some are also near beaches and so are popular for swimming. They all contain some of New Zealand's best public areas.

Auckland Regional Parks

North Auckland:
  • Long Bay Regional Park
  • Mahurangi Regional Park
  • Omana Regional Park
  • Scandrett Regional Park
  • Shakespear Regional Park
  • Tawaharanui Regional Park
  • Wenderholm Regional Park
Central Auckland:
  • Mount Smart Stadium
West Auckland:
South and East Auckland:
  • Ambury Regional Park
  • Awhitu Regional Park
  • Duder Regional Park
  • Hunua Ranges Regional Park
  • Tapapakaga Regional Park
  • Tawhitokino Regional Park
  • Waharau Regional Park
  • Whakatiwai Regional Park
Hauraki Gulf Islands:
  • Whakanewha Regional Park (Waiheke Island)

Wellington Regional Parks

  • Battle Hill Farm Forest Park
  • Belmont Regional Park
  • East Harbour Regional Park
  • Kaitoke Regional Park
  • Queen Elizabeth Park

Canterbury Regional Parks

  • Lake Tekapo Regional Park
  • Waimakariri River Regional Park

Invercargill, Southland Regional Parks

  • Queen's Park
  • Turnbull Thompson Park

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