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What's On

Throughout the year we run activities, special events, talks and walks to help you make the most of the park.

Upcoming Events

04 Dec

Exhibition: Movement and Migration

Everyone moves! Birds fly above, insect crawl below, and humans and animals walk around Cornwall Park everyday, so let's take a closer look on how they do it! Join us at the Huia Lodge Discovery Hub this Summer to learn about movement and migration in the park.

07 Dec

Craft Corner: Butterfly Christmas Cards

Want to give a handmade card to whānau and friends this Christmas? Pop in to Huia Lodge and make colourful hand print cards that can be given as gifts or as decorations. All supplies provided, adult supervision required. December 7th & 8th, 14th & 15th, 21st & 22nd 10am - 4pm

09 Dec

Christmas Tree Trail

Join our Christmas Tree Trail this December. Stroll our trail to learn about the trees and different festive traditions around the world. It is a busy time of year, so why not take time, slow down and admire the trees. Self lead trail, click here to print the map.

14 Dec

Workshop: Christmas Decorations

The festive season is upon us so let's spend a morning crafting some nature inspired decorations! Saturday 14th December 10am - 12pm, 2pm - 4pm

04 Jan

Craft Corner: Rock Spiders

Q: What do you call an under cover spider? On the weekends in January, come into Huia Lodge and make some rock spiders. They make the best pet because they don't run away! Craft Corner dates: Every weekend in January! Huia Lodge is open 10am - 4pm.

05 Jan

Tai Chi

Our Tai Chi classes are back! Come one, come all and take a guided Tai Chi class with us at Cornwall Park. Location: Middle of Pohutukawa Drive (look for the signs) Time: Tuesdays 6pm- 7pm, Sundays 9am- 10am

11 Jan

Dancing on the Grass

Gather up your friends and whānau, it's time to learn some new dance moves this summer! Bollywood dance class - Saturday 11th January Sāsā dance class - Saturday 25th January, 11am - 12pm. Register by emailing info@cornwallpark.co.nz

15 Jan

A children's trail: Move like a....

Come wiggle like worm, turn like the wind and waddle like a duck through Cornwall Park on this fun children's movement trail! Spaces limited, register to info@cornwallpark.co.nz Wednesday 15th January, Wednesday 22nd January 11am- 12pm.

18 Jan

Band Rotunda Takeover: Mister Speaker

Get your summer dancing feet ready for our first Band Rotunda Takeover of the year! Auckland's powerhouse 8 piece band, Mister Speaker, will be playing dynamic funk and soul tunes for all to enjoy! Saturday 18th January 5pm to 7pm.

26 Jan

Workshop: DIY Kids bug hotel

Create a sustainable Bug Hotel made from discarded wood and natural materials! Workshop numbers are limited so registration is essential. To register please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz Sunday 26th January 10am - 12pm

01 Feb

Craft Corner: DIY Paper Kite

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the kite YOU just made soaring through the summer skies. Pop in to Huia Lodge on weekends in February and make a paper kite that will follow you around (just like a sparrow that wants your sandwich crumbs!) Craft Corner dates: February 1st & 2nd, 8th & 9th, 15th & 16th, 22nd & 23rd 10am - 4pm

01 Feb

Games in the Park

Bring a picnic, some mates, your whānau and of course your competitive streak to the park for Games in the Park! Saturday 1st February 11am - 3pm

09 Feb

Movie on the Grass

We are bringing the big screen back to Cornwall Park! On Sunday 9th Febrauary we will be screening the New Zealand classic, Footroot Flats: The Dog's Tale! Special screening of NZ short documentary, Fools & Dreamers, before the feature film. Sunday 9th February, 5pm Rain Date: Sunday 23rd February

16 Feb

Workshop: Hands on Creatures

Creepy crawlys are making their way to Cornwall Park for an up close encounter for an educational, hands on (if you dare!) experience. Sunday 16th Feb 10.30am - 11.30am Registration essential please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz

29 Feb

Band Rotunda Takeover: Reb Fountain

Award-winning NZ singer songwriter Reb Fountain will be taking over our Band Rotunda with her noir punk-folk style tunes. Don't miss out on seeing this amazing artist perform in beautiful park surroundings...for free! Saturday 29th February 5pm- 7pm.

Your Event

Want to hold your event at Cornwall Park?

We welcome you to hold your event, special occasion, activity or wedding ceremony at Cornwall Park.  Our aim is to ensure an enjoyable, free and inclusive park for all, so we may not be able to accommodate all requests.  See here to make an enquiry or find out more about what’s possible. If it’s an event for less than 30 people, then no booking required!