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Waikowhai Park

Auckland, New Zealand
Councils & Developers

“Waikōwhai Park has so much to offer the community, from its beautiful walks, views, and the fact it is a significant ecological area. Well-loved and appreciated by so many people, this playground upgrade will provide yet another reason to spend time in this beautiful place.”

Ella Kumar, Puketāpapa Local Board chair

Play Priorities

Winning Combination

In collaboration with Auckland Council, the Playground Centre team’s creative and insight-driven process delivered innovative solutions tailor-made to match the community’s play and development needs and enhance the natural space.

Brilliance and clarity

The modified multi-level Octagonal Tower and adjoining Tree   are the focal point of the playground at the top of the famous metal slide.

Children can clamber up ladders, climbing net or climbing wall to access the different levels of the structures, which feature a curvy tube slide and single wave slide. This level also features a 3.2m Timber Seesaw 2 seater and 2-bay Timba Swing, featuring a standard seat and toddler seat.

Fly down the famous metal slide, where the fun and adventure continue with the . With a hand wheel to self-propel rotations, the horizontal net has two seats for an extra level of play while friends can sit, lie or stand on the basket below.

There’s four vandal-resistant seats on the 4-bay Timba Swing, offering a delightful bonding spot for kids and adults.

And if you’re up to more thrills, challenge yourself on the climbing nets, ropes and beams of the  Wobbly Wood Twig Stack 355, before flying 30m through the tree tops on the ever-popular Timber Single Traveller.

Finished in natural timber and rope, with green highlights, the playground blends perfectly with the lush surrounding bushland.

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