Picnics are permitted in any of the Council's parks and green spaces. Parks and fixed BBQs are free to use for everybody.

BBQ at Scarborough Park.


You can take your own gas BBQ to any park except the Botanic Gardens and Mona Vale. Only gas BBQs are permitted, due to the risk of fires.

The parks listed below have fixed BBQs available for anyone to use. These have an electric ignition; push the start button for 15 seconds to operate.

Park name Address Number of fixed barbecues Comments
The Groynes Johns Road 3

Picnic area 2 - two fixed bbqs.

Picnic area 3 - one fixed bbq.

Hagley Park 14 Riccarton Ave 2

South Hagley - one fixed bbq.

North Hagley - one fixed bbq.

Spencer Park Heyders Road 6  
Heathcote Domain Port Hills Road 1  
Barnett Park Main Road 1  
South New Brighton Park Beatty Street 1  
Titirangi Reserve Titirangi Crescent 1  
Ouruhia Domain Chenery Lane 1  
Spencerville Reserve Spencerville Road 1  
Scarborough Park The Esplanade 1