Parks and Reserves

Council provides areas for organised sporting activity and other recreational opportunities for residents and visitors to the Waitomo District. 

Public parks and gardens enhance the visual amenity of the local environment, whilst providing an open space for informal recreational activities and physical development of children through use of playground equipment.

Esplanade Reserves both control and reduce the risk from natural hazards and assist in protecting the conservation values of the District's principal waterways. 

Some of the Parks and Reserves managed by Council, to support the health and well-being of the community are; Brook Park, Redwood Park, Centennial Park and the Mangaokewa Reserve. 

Sports fields (known as Active Reserves) are provided by Council for organised sporting activities and other recreational activities for residents and visitors in the District. The sports fields are Te Kuiti Domain, Centennial sports field (Te Kuiti), Marokopa Domain, Benneydale Domain, St Helens Domain - Aria, Rukuhia Domain - Piopio, Tainui Wetere Domain - Mokau.

Tatsuno Japanese Garden Tatsuno Japanese Garden

The Tatsuno Japanese Garden sits at the South end of Rora Street in Te Kuiti. This beautiful  Garden was established in...

Redwood Park Redwood Park

Redwood Park contains a popular and safe playground area for children, including a large slide together with swings and...

Mangaokewa Reserve Mangaokewa Reserve

The Mangaokewa Reserve is located approximately a five minute drive south of Te Kuiti township adjacent to State Highway...

Brook Park - Motakiora Brook Park - Motakiora

Waitomo District Council is required under the Reserves Act 1977, to manage and administer Brook Park in accordance with...

Parks and Reserves