William Fraser Memorial Park - Pohe Island

A photograph at sunset at Pohe Island sportgrounds.

William Fraser Memorial Park - Pohe Island is a large park in central Whangārei, offering a range of recreational activities and easy access to the Hātea Loop walkway. Facilities include an adventure playground, skate park, cycle pump track, bmx tracks, dog park, sportsfields and the Camera Obscura.

Pohe Island playground is temporarily closed for plantation and repairs until 7 April:

Details about temporarily closure of Pohe Island playground


Free, all day parking is available at Pohe Island Carpark, on Pohe Island Road. Entrance off Riverside Drive, opposite Kauri Place.


There is a fully fenced dog exercise park off Dave Culham Drive. Dogs are prohibited from the sportsgrounds but allowed on-leash in other areas within the park.

Future development plans

Find out more about other projects planned for the park:

William Fraser Park development 

What to expect

  • Adventure playground
  • Public skate park
  • BMX tracks
  • Football and rugby sports fields
  • Dog exercise park
  • Cycle circuit track and pump track


Pohe Island Road, Whangārei 0112  View Map

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