News | 27 October 2023
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Friday Five: Refreshed play areas

We carry out a scheduled programme to refresh playgrounds across the city. This makes sure our facilities meet current safety standards and offer a fun play experience for our younger residents. Check out some of the refreshed play areas, which were developed with feedback from the community!

Playground with a slide and swingset.

1. Breaker Bay

We have reconfigured this play area to include a new play module with two types of slides coming off it. There is an albatross seesaw and dolphin springer (it is by the seaside after all). The new swing set is designed for shared fun, with a lilypad seat for multiple users as well as a ‘you and me’ seat so that carers can enjoy swinging with a little one.

Nairnville park with a blue sail over the top of the playground.
Nairnville Park play area.

2. Nairnville Park Community Play Area

This play area is having a range of equipment added to support all ages of tamariki, including a bespoke-built helicopter, a flying fox, swing set, inclusive carousel, in-ground trampoline, seesaw, WeHopper spinner, junior module, and upgraded tunnel slides. New safety surfacing has been added throughout the site, along with two shade sails, a shelter covering a picnic table and refurbished furniture. The site is due to reopen to the public by spring, weather dependant.

Playground with a wooden slide with lots of grass and houses in the background.
Warwick Street play area.

3. Warwick Street play area

This play area has a new swing set and play module with monkey bars, a wobbly bridge, a shop front, slide and mini flying fox attached. We have also refurbished some old favourites such as the fire engine, galaxy module and spinners!

Playground with a swing.
Centennial Park play area.

4. Centennial Park Miramar North

There is a new sensory hut, swing set, carousel, bowl spinner, and larger play module. We have also added new safety surfacing, a rubbish bin and picnic table, amenity planting, and have fully fenced off the site.

Grenada Village play area.
Grenada Village play area.

5. Grenada Village Play Area

This site has had its popular spatial net refurbished and is ready for a new generation of tamariki to enjoy. We have also added a new play module and swings. Don’t worry, the bowl spinner is still here! New safety surfacing has been added throughout the site, and the existing furniture has been refurbished.

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