Sports parks

Photo of children playing football at Pohe Island. .

Whangārei District caters for traditional sporting activities, such as rugby, soccer, cricket, hockey and netball.

Our rugby and cricket grounds at Okara Sports Park and the BMX tracks at Pohe Island are of international standard.  The turf facilities at Kensington Park host hockey matches at a national level.  

Book a sports park

The District's sports parks can be booked for special events, tournaments, games and casual use. 

Book a sports park

Some activities may require a fee as set out in our Fees and Charges.

Parks and reserves fees and charges

Location of sports parks

The locations of sports parks in the District can be found in our GIS Maps online tool.

You can enter an address or suburb to find sports parks or you can zoom in and out on the map.  You can click on an icon to view the address and other information. 

Sports parks GIS Map (

Sports field closures

You can find out whether Council managed sports fields are open or closed on the 'Is the Game On' website. 

Is the Game On? (

Smoke free and vape free policy

We promote smoke free and vape free at all our playgrounds and parks, including sports fields, in the interest of protecting the environment and everyone’s health.

Smoke Free and Vape Free Policy