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.

                                                                                                     Find the autumn event programme here!

                                                                                                      Find the winter event programme here! 

Upcoming Events

05 Jun

Storytelling for Tamariki

Every Wednesday morning throughout June and July, Huia Lodge will be hosting a shared story-time for tamariki 3 - 5yrs old. 11am - 11:30am. Register at info@cornwallpark.co.nz

08 Jun

Craft Corner: Star Weaving

Every weekend in June Craft Corner will be stocked with woolly yarn and instructions on how to make your own colourful stars. Saturday 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th. Sunday 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th. 10am- 4pm.

15 Jun

Matariki Trail

Follow the stars of Matariki around the park. Discover and learn about both Cornwall Park and Matariki by orienteering your way starting at the Huia Lodge Discovery Hub. 10am-4pm, Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of June.

15 Jun

Exhibition: Matariki

Our Matariki Exhibition is an interactive and welcoming space for whānau, friends and communities to come together to learn about Matariki, reflect on the year past, dream about the year to come and have fun! 10am- 4pm

21 Jun

Kūmara Soup

Matariki is time to connect with your community and share stories and experiences over some kai. Huia Lodge will provide some winter warming kumura soup for any park goer feeling peekish. 11am - 1pm

23 Jun

Harvest Hub

Our very first Harvesting Hub lead by our horticulture whizz Jo Alder, will be set up at Huia Lodge where kids will be able to stop in and plant their own winter vegetables in a portable container, ready and easy to take home. 10am - 12pm

01 Jul

Out in the Park: Photo Exhibition by David Vale

Join us this winter for an all weather outdoor photo exhibition focused on the beautiful nature rich surroundings of Cornwall Park and One Tree Hill by David Vale. Everyday in July, 7am - 6pm.

06 Jul

Craft Corner: Make your own Star Constellation

Ever wanted to create your very own star constellation? Craft Corner this month is providing all the supplies you need to design your own cutout star constellation that you can shine bright using your own torch. Saturday 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th July. Sunday 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th July. 10am- 4pm.

06 Jul

Craft Corner: School Holiday Special

Missed out on one of our Craft Corners? This bumper school holiday edition is bringing many of them back for you! Visit Huia Lodge this school holidays to get crafty. Saturday 6th - Sunday 21st July. 10am - 4pm.

07 Jul

Workshop: Flax Weaving

Come together and learn the art of flax weaving with Annie Ah Mu. Sunday 7th July. Sunday 21st July 10 am - 12 pm. Register at info@cornwallpark.co.nz

13 Jul

Chill Day Out

Embrace the rain, wind and the crisp air! Come outside and celebrate this cold season with winter focused workshops, activities and games and learn about what it's like for Cornwall Park over the chill season. 11am - 2pm.

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. From 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.

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.

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!