Parks and Open Spaces


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Marlborough is at Orange level of the Covid-19 Protection Framework (the traffic light system).

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Parks and Open Spaces

Welcome to Marlborough's parks and open spaces (Ngā Papa o Wairau)

Find out more about Marlborough's parks and open spaces in this section.

  • Community Halls

    Scattered across Marlborough are the 21 local halls that serve as a meeting point for their immediate communities.

  • Hiding Painted Rocks in Council Reserves

    This page offers information on good places to hide painted rocks in our parks and open spaces (and places to avoid).

  • Open Spaces

    Marlborough has a network of over 250 parks and open spaces across the district meeting the needs of both the local community and visitors.

  • Park Bookings

    Council has many beautiful parks and open spaces that are suitable for weddings, wedding photos, naming ceremonies or family portraits.

  • Parks and Open Spaces Plans and Reports

    Reserve management plans and other parks and open spaces documents.

  • Playgrounds

    See a map of all the playgrounds near you in Marlborough.

  • Public Toilets

    There are many public toilets across the Marlborough region. This section will help you find a toilet near you.

  • Smokefree Policy

    The purpose of the Smokefree Position Statement is to document and give effect to Marlborough District Council’s commitment to work with others to make Marlborough smokefree by 2025.

  • Sports Parks

    Marlborough has many areas to play sport.

  • Trees

    Council looks after more than 6,000 street trees and over 6,000 specimen trees in parks, reserves and on other Council-administered land.