Special project to highlight stormwater network

During Conservation Week, Sunrise Rotary and ICC have planned a special project to help draw attention to the importance of keeping our stormwater network clean. Council Stormwater Technical Officer Michael Sollitt explains: New Zealand’s Conservation Week is celebrated this month between 14 and September 22. As part of this, Environment Southland, University of Otago, Sunrise […]

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Take the Parks and Recreation Survey

Our Parks and Recreation team want to know what your big dream is for our parks and reserves! Your feedback will help inform the Parks and Recreation Strategy, a public document which will guide our team in managing our green spaces! The survey is live, and can be accessed here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W89BSYV If you’d rather have a […]

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Parks team to mark World Ranger Day

WORLD Ranger Day is recognised on 31 July, acknowledging the critical work of rangers on the frontline of conservation across the globe. For us, it’s a chance to celebrate the amazing things that our hardworking rangers do across Aotearoa all year round. Our plan for World Ranger Day: Friday 26 July – Money collected through […]

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Queens Park Earns Bronze In International Award

Queens Park has been named a bronze award-winner in the 2019 International Large Urban Parks Awards. The International Large Urban Parks Awards enable cities around the world to benchmark their performance and understand where improvements could be made. The awards are based on four main criteria: • Park Design and Layout• Features and Facilities • […]

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