Latest information on road closures around the District and detour routes while the Brynderwyns are being repaired:
Pohe Island Playground will be closed from 13 March to 7 April 2023 for plantation and repairs.
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.
Find out more about other projects planned for the park:
William Fraser Park development
Pohe Island Road, Whangārei 0112 View Map
Pohe Island Road ,
Reserve Management Plans
Map showing camping prohibition in William Fraser Memorial Park(PDF, 287KB)
Rapid building assessments