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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.

                                                                                                      Find the latest event programme here!

Upcoming Events

09 Mar

Exhibition: Into the Underworld / Ngā Mahi Rarowhenua

Most days we can easily see Auckland's volcanoes standing tall, but we don't get the chance to explore the lava caves that lay below our feet. This exhibition might be the closest we can get! 9th March - 7th April. 10am - 4pm daily.

09 Mar

Craft Corner: An archaeological dig of lost park treasures for kids

Under our feet there are many buried objects from years past, come to Huia Lodge Discovery Hub and see if you can find some of the parks lost treasures! Saturday 9th, 16th, and 23rd. Sunday 10th, 17th, and 24th. 10am - 4pm.

30 Mar

Park Life

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

07 Apr

Workshop: Park Photography

Join a small group of budding photographers to learn more about your camera settings and ways to great park snaps!

13 Apr

Craft Corner: Make your own nature bracelet or holder

Make your autumn finds into the park into artwork as you find them. Saturday 13th, 20th and 27th. Sunday 14th, 21st and 28th. 10 am - 4 pm.

13 Apr

Easter Games

Join us for some classic easter games. 1pm - 3pm.

15 Apr

Exhibition: Cornwall Park through the seasons

​Cornwall Park Through the Seasons is an art exhibition by local artist Mejun Evans. 15th April - 5th May. 10am - 4pm daily.

27 Apr

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

​Come along for World Tai Chi & Qigong Day in the park. You’ll learn some easy, flowing steps of tai chi and the deep, healthy breathing of qigong. 9:30 am - 11:30 am.

05 May

Guided Walk: Lichen with Dan Blanchon

This guided walk will cover a range of different habitats from exotic and native tree bark, a natural rock outcrop and constructed basalt walls. 10am - 12pm.

05 May

Forest Therapy: Nature Connection Walk

​Join us at Cornwall Park on the first Sunday of each month for our Forest Therapy Walk with Yaki.

11 May

Craft Corner: Origami sheep and cow bookmarks

Get those folding fingers ready for some fun sheep and cow origami bookmark making this May! Saturday 11th, 18th, and 25th. Sunday 12th, 19th, and 26th. 10 am - 4 pm.

11 May

Workshop: Wool Spinning

Watch and have a go at wool spinning with local experts!

13 May

Exhibition: Daily life on the Cornwall Park farm

An exhibition all about what happens on the Cornwall Park farm. 13th May - 2nd June. 10am - 4pm daily.

18 May

Autumn Leaves

Autumn leaf piles in the park for you to come and enjoy!

19 May

Guided Walk: Gardens with Jo Alder

On this guided walk you will explore the methods the Cornwall Park Nursery staff use to keep the gardens looking great all year round. 10am - 12pm.

26 May

Guided Walk: Birds with Ian Mclean

This 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. 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!