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Mangawhai Skate Bowl Jam 2017 Drone Aerial Photographs

Mangawhai Skate Bowl Jam 2017 Drone Aerial Photographs

All photos by Barry Lynch.


Josie Gritten Mangawhai Bowl Jam 2017 Photographs

Josie Gritten Mangawhai Bowl Jam 2017 Photographs

All photos by Josie Gritten.


The Sixth Annual Vans Mangawhai Bowl Jam – 2017

The Sixth Annual Vans Mangawhai Bowl Jam - 2017

Skater: @squeakdog73. Photo: @toddhenryphoto. Skater: @shaunbouch. Photo: @davidread. Skater: @bowmanhansen. Photo: @davidread. Skater: @dankelcher. Photo: @davidread. Skater: @nav_mane. Photo: @davidread. Skaters: Groms. Photo: Unknown. Skater: @bowmanhansen. Photo: @czrart. Skater: @shaunbouch. Photo: @czrart. Finalists: 1st: Bowman Hansen (@bowmanhansen), 2nd: Shaun Boucher (@shaunbouch), 3rd: Dan Kelcher (@dankelcher), 4th: Luke Hayward (@nz_hayward), 5th: Chris Wood (@chriswouldnt). Photo: @czrart. […]


Pirate Ship Installation

Pirate Ship Installation

The new Pirate Ship is being installed at MAZ and we couldn’t be more excited! Just in time for Christmas folks! Front view. Eventually our Rock-A-Boat will be part of this feature, it will be in front of the big ship. With a ladder to get on and a slide to get off… now all […]


Soccer Field and Cricket Pitch

Soccer Field and Cricket Pitch

Nearly there with our new all weather Tiger Turf cricket pitch. The finishing of the field will be done at our next working bee. Anita and Keith of Recreational Services, Whangarei, putting the finishing touches to our new junior soccer field.


Pirate Ship Foundations Laid

Pirate Ship Foundations Laid

Oh aargh me hearties! The foundations for the Pirate Ship Pinta were laid today. A big THANK YOU to Craig Jepson and Glen Kehoe for giving up two days of valuable time to MAZ. It is because of people like these that our park exists. Foundations were dug yesterday, concrete is laid today. Craig Jepson […]


Labour Weekend 2016

Labour Weekend 2016

The MAZ park has been heavily used this weekend, with stunning weather many families headed to MAZ to get some outdoor fun. Multi sports count… spot our chairman Colin Gallagher! The skate park being used by youngsters on boards and scooters…. The skate park attracts families to play and relax together.


Give4MAZ – Community Funding Campaign

Give4MAZ - Community Funding Campaign

To finish our park, the MAZ committee is raising funds from the community. To date we have raised almost $1.2 million. To finish the park we will need another $800,000. With these funds we plan to complete the skate park area with a new design from Rich Landscapes We plan to build a sound shell […]


Shade Sail Cloths Installed

Shade Sail Cloths Installed

Recently MAZ has installed canvas shade cloths over the new BBQ’s and the children’s playground area. Funding was raised by the committee from the MELA fund, thanks Kaipara District Council for this funding to achieve this wonderful outcome!


3D Model of Skate Park

3D Model of Skate Park

Skate Bowl Jam 2016 – Aerial Photographs

Skate Bowl Jam 2016 - Aerial Photographs

Photographs by Upshot Imagery


Mangawhai Skate Bowl Jam 2016 Video

Mangawhai Skate Bowl Jam 2016 Video

Park Progress Pics

Park Progress Pics

MAZ recently had a drone overhead operated by Barry Lynch. The pics show the park progress as at May 2015.


New Multi-Sports Court is Ready

New Multi-Sports Court is Ready

The multi sports court is completed and now in use. Thanks to a grant from Lottery Grants we were able to get this court completed. Tell us how you’re using it!


Playground – December 2014

Playground - December 2014

2015 Mangawhai Bowl Jam – Video

2015 Mangawhai Bowl Jam - Video

A short video by Solid State Media of the 2015 Mangawhai Bowl Jam, presented by Ultimate Surf and Skate. Results: Opens 1st – Bowman Hansen 2nd – Mike Bancroft 3rd – Shaun Boucher Masters 1st – Squeek 2nd – Brian Smith


4th Annual Mangawhai Skate Bowl Jam – 7th February, 2015

4th Annual Mangawhai Skate Bowl Jam - 7th February, 2015

The Annual Mangawhai Bowl Jam is back again for the fourth time on February 7th. Divisions for under 16’s, opens, and masters (40+). $5K cash and prices! See you there!


Progress – End of 2014

Progress - End of 2014

The last stage of the skate park is now ready. This extends the street plaza area. The planter box is built, and the Nikau palms are planted. Irrigation is installed in time for summer.


Skate Park Progress – October 2014

Skate Park Progress - October 2014

The next phase of the skate park work in progress:


Rock-A-Boat

The Riverside Holiday Park have kindly donated to MAZ a boat for use in our park. The plan is to build a rock-a-boat feature in the children’s playground. Watch this space for updates on progress.


Children’s Playground Flying Saucer Swing Ready

Children’s Playground Flying Saucer Swing Ready

The flying saucer swing in the children’s playground area is now ready: Finished Swing:   Work in progress video: Post by Mangawhai Activity Zone.   Work in progress photos:  


Mangawhai Bowl Jam 2014 – Video Highlights

Mangawhai Bowl Jam 2014 - Video Highlights

Thanks Ultimate Surf & Skate and sponsors for putting on a great event!!


3rd Annual Mangawhai Skate Bowl Jam – 15th February, 2014

3rd Annual Mangawhai Skate Bowl Jam - 15th February, 2014

The Annual Mangawhai Bowl Jam is back again for the third time on February 15th. Check out the teaser below: Divisions for under 16’s, opens, and masters (40+). For enquires or to enter go to Ultimate Surf & Skate Facebook page. See you there!


Mangawhai Bowl on TV!

Mangawhai Bowl on TV!