Whitford Bird Garden

Enjoy New Zealand’s unique aviary of native and exotic plants and birds. Renowned wildlife artist, Blake Twigden, has combined a love of nature and his knowledge of plant and birdlife in one spectacular environment. 100 Trig Road, Whitford, phone 530 8807.

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Auckland Domain

It’s always good to get out in the fresh air with the kids, so go on an expedition to feed the ducks at the Auckland Domain. There is plenty to do here including visiting the museum (entry by donation) and the Winter Gardens with exotic …


For skateboarding action take the kids with boards, blades and bikes to a skate park. Try out Shadbolt Park in New Lynn, Parrs Park in Glen Eden, Pringle Park in Te Atatu Peninsula or Te Pai Park in Henderson which also has a nearby playground, …