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Alert: Playgrounds Closed

Due to COVID-19 Alert Level 4 our playgrounds are closed. Our playground equipment is off limits for playing on.  This is because COVID-19 is known to stay on surfaces for some time.

If using our reserves or parks for exercise and fresh air, please observe the physical distancing rule of 2 metres and only be with the people who you are self-isolating with.

The Hauraki Rail Trail is closed.


 

The Hauraki District Council provides and administers sports fields and recreational reserves to encourage and facilitate the community’s well-being, by catering for its recreational, sporting, leisure and cultural needs.

Please be aware of the areas where dog restrictions apply. See more about dogs in our parks and reserves.

Drones

Operators of Drones or Remotely Piloted Aircraft now have to seek permission to fly above people and property, including Council owned parks, reserves, road reserves, roads and properties throughout the Hauraki District. Find out what you need to know and how to seek permission. 

Sports Grounds

Sports grounds are principally used for the pursuit of organised sport and include rugby fields, touch rugby fields, astroturf hockey field, netball courts, soccer fields, tennis courts, athletic tracks, lawn bowls greens, cricket pitches, croquet greens, skateboard ramps and a petanque court.

Sports fields are provided at the following venues:

Paeroa Domain

Reserves

In addition, the Council provides, maintains and administers reserves throughout the District for recreational use. The main recreational use of these reserves is for activities such as walking, picnicking, kite-flying and similar low-key pursuits. These reserves are provided at a number of venues including:

Whiritoa Reserve

Playgrounds and Skate Parks

Play equipment for children is provided in some parks and reserves, which is maintained to a standard to meet health and safety requirements.

Playgrounds 
Skate Parks

Skatepark at the Railway Reserve, Paeroa


Dogs in our Parks and Reserves

Dog Control Areas

There are certain areas within the Hauraki District where dogs are restricted (on-leash only) or prohibited as part of our bylaw.  If you have a dog with you it's your responsibility to look for dog control signage.

For a full description including maps of prohibited areas please view our Dog Control Bylaw.

Clean Up After Your Dog

Let’s keep our public places clean for everyone to enjoy. Failure to remove your dog’s droppings from public areas is an offence against our bylaw and carries a fine.


See also:

Pioneer Park, Hugh Wayward Domain, Ngatea