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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.

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

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.

01 Mar

Open Farms Farm Walk

Explore the Cornwall Park farm with our farmer Peter and chat all things agriculture for Open Farms Day. Registrations essential via www.openfarms.co.nz. Sunday 1st March, 12.30pm-1.30pm

04 Mar

Exhibition: Cycles of Life in Cornwall Park

There are many interactions happening every minute in Cornwall Park involving the sun, plants, trees, insects and animals! This exhibition celebrates and delves a little deeper into these interesting encounters and explores how our ecosystem works. 4th March to 31 May, 10am-4pm.

07 Mar

Craft Corner: Suncatchers

Pop into Huia Lodge on the weekends this March and make your own suncatcher to hang in your window! March: 7th & 8th, 14th &15th, 21st &22nd, 28th & 29th. 10am-4pm

07 Mar

Circus under the Trees

Step right up and see talented aerial and acrobat artists swinging, hanging and spinning under the trees, in an unique whimsical show for all to enjoy. Saturday 7th March, 5pm-6pm. Rain date: 22nd March

14 Mar

Plant a Seed

To open our new exhibition, Cycles of Life in Cornwall Park, we are spending a morning planting seeds in our planter boxes and would love your help! Saturday 14th March, 10am-12pm

15 Mar

Grow your own Microgreens

Learn how to grow your own yummy microgreens with Katrina from Blue Borage. To register email info@cornwallpark.co.nz with your name, contact number and preferred class. Sunday 15th March. Class 1: 10am-11am, Class 2: 11am-12pm

29 Mar

Park Life 2020

​Cornwall Park is going carless for a day celebrating nature, exploration and all the things you can experience in the park. Sunday 29 March, 11am-4pm. Rain date: 4 April.

11 Apr

Craft Corner: School Holiday Special

These school holidays, Craft Corner will be running everyday with fun, do-it-yourself crafts for the kids! Visit Huia Lodge Discovery Hub over the two weeks and get crafty. 11th-26th April, 10am-4pm

15 Apr

A Children's Trail: Growing in the Park

Come and join us on this fun kids movement trail as we imagine we are a little seed that grows into a big tree in Cornwall Park! Spaces limited, please register at info@cornwallpark.co.nz. Costumes encouraged! Wednesday 15th & 22nd April 11am-12pm

18 Apr

World Tai Chi Day & Qigong Day

Come and join our tai chi session in celebration of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day. Saturday 18th April, 9.30am-11am.

19 Apr

King of the Canopy

A chance to watch top NZ tree climbers compete in a head to head knockout tournament where the winner will be pronounced ”King of the Canopy”. Sunday 19th April, 10am-2pm. Rain date: Sunday 26th April

02 May

Craft Corner: Festive Paper Birds

Pop into Huia Lodge on the weekends during May and make your own bird that can sit on your wrist! May: 2nd & 3rd, 9th &10th, 16th & 17th, 23rd & 24th, 30th & 31st, 10am-4pm

03 May

Guided Walk: Heritage

Join our Heritage Manager Philippa for a tour of Cornwall Park's main heritage sites. Numbers are limited. To register please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz with your name, contact number and number of participants. Sunday 3rd May, 10am-12pm

09 May

Workshop: DIY Kids Bird Feeder

Create an upcycled bird feeder from discarded wood and bottles! Numbers are limited. To register please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz with your name, phone number and participant numbers. Saturday 9th May, 10am-12pm

10 May

Guided Walk: Trees

Join Ohara on a relaxed guided walk through Cornwall Park's collection of trees and learn a little about them along the way. Numbers are limited. To register please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz with your name, contact number and number of participants. Sunday 10th May, 10am-12pm

17 May

Guided Walk: Mindful Connection

Join Georgia on a guided mindful connection walk through Cornwall Park. Numbers are Limited. To register please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz with name, contact number and number of participants. Sunday 17th May, 10am-12pm

24 May

Guided Walk: Birds

This birds guided walk will provide an introduction to many of the birds that can be seen in the park, their origins and information on how to best identify them. Numbers are limited. To register please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz with your name, phone number and participant numbers. Sunday 24th May, 10am-12pm

31 May

Guided Walk: Lichen

Cornwall Park is a biodiversity hot spot for lichens when compared with most urban areas and this walk will teach you all about it! Numbers are limited. To register please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz with your name, contact number and number of participants. Sunday 31st May, 10am-12pm.

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!