whats happening at
cornwall park


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

05 Aug

Exhibition: Share your Thoughts

What makes a good park? How important are parks to New Zealanders....and to you? What does the future look like for urban parks? Visit our exhibition in Huia Lodge to let us know your thoughts. 5th of August- 1st of September, 10am- 4pm.

10 Aug

Craft Corner: Design your Perfect Park Competition

Imagine you are the original landscape designer of Cornwall Park! What would you make sure it had? Grab a park outline and fill in all the wonderfully creative things you would want in your dream park. Leave them with us and we will pick a winner at the end of the month. The winner will be announced on the 5th of September.

18 Aug

Park Discussions: A discussion on wellness

Back to Our Roots in Nature: a discussion on wellness. Join a discussion and activities with three nature lovers – Yaki Wo (Forest Therapy Guide), Anneka Thom (Horticultural Therapist) & Lucy-Mary Mulholland (Mindfulness Educator). Listen, discuss and be part of the conversation. 18th August, 2pm- 3pm.

24 Aug

Daffodil Weekends

Spring has almost sprung and our 6000 daffodils are blooming! Twin Oak Drive is going carless for 2 weekends for you to enjoy the daffodils at your leisure. 24th/25th August and 30th August/1st September. 7am- 6pm.

01 Sep

Daffodil Day

Our daffodils are blooming and spring is in the air which means one thing....our Daffodil Day! Celebrate with us on Sunday 1st September from 11am – 3pm. Rain date: Sunday 8th September.

07 Sep

Craft Corner: Paper Daffodils

Paper daffodils are our go to craft this month to match the ones growing out in the park! All supplies provided, adult supervision required. Every weekend in September 10am- 4pm.

28 Sep

Spring Blooms Trail

Take time to stop and smell the flowers. Our trees and gardens bloom throughout the year. Follow our trail to experience the spring blooms throughout the park. Self lead trail, pick up a map from Huia Lodge.

28 Sep

Craft Corner: School Holiday Special

These school holidays, craft corner will be running everyday with fun, do-it-yourself spring crafts for the kids! Visit Huia Lodge this school holidays to get crafty. September 28th- October 13th, 10am - 4pm.

05 Oct

Exhibition: Sir John's Journey

There are many stories of Sir John Logan Campbell's journeys around New Zealand and the world! Join us at the Huia Lodge Discovery Hub this October to explore his passion for travel. from October 5th- November 31st​, 10am- 4pm.

09 Oct

Guided Walk: Farm

This October join our farmer Peter to chat all things agriculture. Take a walk through our farm paddocks. Wednesday 9th October, 10:30am- 12:30pm. Registrations are essential, please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz

12 Oct

Heritage Trail

Cornwall Park has a long and rich history. Follow our history trail stopping at the significant areas in the park to learn more about our past. Self lead trail, pick up a map from Huia Lodge.

19 Oct

Craft Corner: Paper Boats

Ships Ahoy! Come along and make your own paper boat, whether it be a pirate ship, a tug boat or a sailing boat that sails around the world! All supplies provided, adult supervision required. Every weekend in October and November, 10am - 4pm.

27 Oct

Guided Heritage Bike Ride

Join our Heritage Manager Philippa for a tour of Cornwall Park's special heritage sites by bike! Sunday 27th October, 10am - 12pm. Registrations essential. Please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz

17 Nov

Workshop: Park Photography

Would you like to learn more about nature photography? Sunday 17th November, 10am- 12pm. Registrations are essential, please email info@cornwallpark.co.nz

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!