Playgrounds and skateparks

Ngaa Papa Taakaro

A family enjoying a playground in Ngaruawahia

Waikato District Council manage community playgrounds and skateparks, which are in most urban neighbourhoods in the district. They cater for age groups ranging from toddlers to teenagers. These facilities are free to access and are available all year round.

If you notice an issue with one of the parks please report it by phoning 0800 492 452 or completing our online form.

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Below is a list of the playgrounds and skate parks in our district.

Glen Murray

Glen Murray Reserve

Where it is: 2400 Highway 22, Glen Murray

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, slide, track glide, springsaw

Seating: No

Toilets nearby: No

Naike School Playground

Where it is: 3642 Highway 22, Naike

What’s there: Small module with slide, play cubes, play house, swing

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Gordonton

Hukanui Reserve

Where it is: 1024 State Highway 1B

What’s there: Swings

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Woodlands Homestead

Where it is: 42 Whitikahu Rd

What’s there: Climbing frame, pipe tunnel, playhouse

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Horotiu

AFFCO Park

Where it is: Horotiu Rd

What’s there: Swings, spring rockers, overhead ladder, overhead seesaw, roundabout, track glide, skate park

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Hopuhopu

Penny Cres Reserve

Where it is: Penny Cres, Hopuhopu

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, overhead ladder, slide

Seating: No

Toilets nearby: No

Huntly

Bailey St Reserve

Where it is: Bailey St

What’s there: Swings, seesaw, roundabout, spring rocker

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Blundell Reserve

Where it is: Blundell Place, Huntly West

What’s there: Swings, overhead ladder, seesaw, slide, spring rocker

Seating: No

Toilets nearby: No

Boatie Reserve

Where it is: State Highway 1

What’s there: Swing, slide, playhut

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Brownlie Reserve

Where it is: Brownlie Cres

What’s there: Swings, seesaws, basketball hoop

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Fairfield Park

Where it is: Fairfield Ave, Huntly West

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, lily pad, slides, spaceship climber, spring rocker, basketball hoop, skate park

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Huntly Domain

Where it is: Taihua Rd, Huntly East

What’s there: Playground by school - Swings, climbing module, roundabouts, slide, seesaw, spring saw. Playground by pool – swings, climbing module, slides, roundabout, spring rocker, skate park

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Huntly West Domain

Where it is: Fraser St, Huntly West

What’s there: Swings, seesaws, track glide, slide, overhead ladder, roundabouts, spring rocker,

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Rayner Rd Reserve

Where it is: Rayner Rd, Huntly East

What’s there: Swings, seesaws, roundabout, slide, spring saw, springy rocker, track glide

Seating: No

Toilets nearby: No

Riverview Rd Reserve

Where it is: 64 Riverview Rd, Huntly West

What’s there: Swings, lily pad, roundabout, slide, overhead ladder

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Russell Rd Reserve

Where it is: 17 Russell Rd, Huntly East

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, seesaws, slide

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Matangi

Good St Reserve

Where it is: 9 Good Street, Matangi

What’s there: Swings, climbing frame, slide, springsaw

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Tauwhare Reserve

Where it is: Kahui Ave, Matangi

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, slide, basketball hoop

Seating: No

Toilets nearby: No

Matangi Recreation Reserve

Where it is: 643 Tauwhare Road, Matangi

What’s there: Swings, slide, spring-saw

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Mercer

Mercer Tennis Courts

Where it is: Koheroa Road

What’s there: Small climbing module, slide, basketball hoop, small skate park

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Meremere

Meremere Church

Where it is: Te Puea Ave, Meremere

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, roundabout

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Meremere Church playgcound

Meremere Reserve

Where it is: Te Puea Ave, Meremere

What’s there: Module with slide, spring rocker, skate park (access off Te Wheoro St)

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Meremere Reserve playground

Ngaruawahia

Centennial Park

Where it is: Havelock Road, Ngaruawahia

What’s there: Swings, seesaws, climbing module, overhead seesaw, slide, spring rocker, track glide

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Ngaruawahia Centennial playground

Kiingitanga Reserve

Where it is: Eyre Street, Ngaruawahia 

What’s there: Swings, overhead ladder, seesaw

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Kingitanga reserve playground

Paterson Park

Where it is: River Road, Ngaruawahia

What’s there: Swings, roundabout, climbing module

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Te Wiata Reserve

Where it is: Te Wiata Lane

What’s there: Slide, climbing module

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Te Wiata playground

The Point

Where it is: Broadway Street, Ngaruawahia

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, slides, roundabout, spring saw, basketball hoop, skate park

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Waipa Esplanade Reserve

Where it is: Waipa Esplanade, Ngaruawhia

What’s there: Swings, track glide, spring rockers, overhead ladder, overhead seesaw, climbing module, slide

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Waipa Esplanade playground

Orini

Orini Reserve

Where it is: 1372 Orini Road, Orini

What’s there: Swings, climbing frame, slide, seesaw, springy animals, skate park

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Orini reserve playground

Pokeno

Mark Ball Drive Reserve

Where it is: 14 Mark Ball Drive, Pokeno

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, slides, seesaw

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Mark Ball Drive playground

Westmuir Cres Playground

Where it is: Westmuir Cresent, Pokeno

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, slide

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Westmuir Cres playground

Port Waikato

Cobourne Reserve

Where it is: Tuakau Bridge – Port Waikato Road

What’s there:  Swings, playhut with slide

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Maraetai Bay Esplanade Reserve

Where it is: Maunsell Road, Port Waikato

What’s there: Slides, swings, small climbing frame

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Phillips Reserve

Where it is: Cordyline Road, Port Waikato

What’s there: Swings, lily pad, playhut with slide, flying fox

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Raglan

Te Kopua Domain Playground

Where it is: Marine Parade, Raglan

What’s there: Climbing module, swings, spring rocker, space net, slide, pump track, basketball hoop, soccer goal, skate park

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Oram Park

Where it is: Taipari Ave, Raglan

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, slides, overhead ladder

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Puriri Park

Where it is: Puriri Street, Raglan

What’s there: Swings, roundabout

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Warihi Park

Where it is: Wallis Street, Raglan

Where it is: Swings, climbing dome, climbing module, roundabouts, seesaw, slide, spring rockers

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Whale Bay Reserve

Where it is: 12 Calvert Road, Raglan

What’s there: Swings

Seating: No

Toilets nearby: No

Tamahere

Te Awa Reserve

Where it is: Te Awa Rd, Tamahere

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, slides, spring rocker

Seating: No

Toilets nearby: No

Taupiri

Taupiri Recreation Reserve

Where it is: Murphy Lane, Taupiri

What’s there: Swings, overhead ladder, overhead seesaw, roundabouts, seesaws, spring rocker, track glide, climbing module, slide, skate park

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Te Akau

Te Akau Community Sports Complex

Where it is: 612 Te Akau Road, Te Akau

What’s there: Swing, climbing module, slide

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Te Kauwhata

Te Kauwhata Village Green

Where it is: Saleyard Rd

What’s there: Swings, spring rockers, climbing module, slides, seesaw, track glide, vehicle frame, skate park

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Te Kohanga

Te Kohanga Recreation Reserve

Where it is: Tuakau Bridge-Port Waikato Rd

What’s there: Climbing frame

Seating: No

Toilets nearby: No

Te Kowhai

Te Kowhai Village Green

Where it is: Willow Brook Lane

What’s there: Swings, lily pad, climbing module, slide, roundabout, spinner, skate park

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Tuakau

Centennial Park

Where it is: Corner Park Ave and Bollard Road, Tuakau

What’s there: swings, slide, climbing module, glider

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

Dr John Lightbody Reserve

Where it is: 85 George Street, Tuakau

What’s there: Swings, spring rockers, roundabout, climbing wall, climbing module flying fox, seesaw, spinner, slides, skate park, basketball hoop

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Les Batkin Reserve

Where it is: River Road, Tuakau

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, slide

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: Yes

Martindale Reserve

Where it is: 9 Martindale Lane, Tuakau

What’s there: Swings, climbing module, slide, small roundabout

Seating: Yes

Toilets nearby: No

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