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MAZ ACTIVE DAY

MAZ ACTIVE DAY

MAZ Active Day, 22nd October (Labour Weekend Sunday) is sponsored by Mangawhai Hire and is about fundraising for our fantastic community park. Come prepared to donate for food and activities. BBQs from mid-day. Activities will be from 11am onwards, bring your own gear and join in! Please contact Team Leaders below to let them know if […]


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.


Working Bee – November 2016

Working Bee - November 2016

MAZ had a very successful working bee today. The advertisement on the big blackboard fronting Molesworth Drive works well to get the word out to the community, and a group of about 30 people came out on a Sunday morning to help tidy up and maintain our park. A huge official THANK YOU to all […]


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.


MyPad Auction – Mangawhai Heads

MyPad Auction - Mangawhai Heads

In the next few days MAZ hopes to begin construction of a “MyPad” in Mangawhai. This is a project undertaken for MAZ by Colin and Jenny Gallagher to raise funds for our park. The house will be located on the corner of Devon and Moir Point Road. MyPad is not just a well designed bach, […]


Casino Royale Night

Casino Royale Night

The Casino Royale night was an outstanding success! Almost $42,000 was raised on the night. Funds are to be spent on a BBQ area in the park close to the carpark and children’s playground area, and the goal is to have BBQ’s installed and operating by Christmas. A huge THANK YOU to all those who […]


Casino Royale Charity Gala Dinner & Auction – June 20th, 2015

Casino Royale Charity Gala Dinner & Auction - June 20th, 2015

Raising funds for a family community BBQ areas at the Mangawhai Activity Zone. Saturday, June 20th, 2015. 6:30 p.m. to Midnight. Mangawhai Recreation Centre – Insley Street, Mangawhai Village Shuttle bus service available. Single $80.00 Table of 8 $600.00 Tickets are available from Bammas (next to 4 Square, Mangawhai Village).


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!


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


Mangawhai Bowl Jam 2014 – Video Highlights

Mangawhai Bowl Jam 2014 - Video Highlights

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


Children’s Playground Snake Path Ready

Children's Playground Snake Path Ready

The concrete snake pathway around the children’s playground area is now complete: Work in progress:   Finished snake path:  


Bowl Jam 2013

Bowl Jam 2013

Ultimate Skate Shop – Mangawhai Bowl Jam 2013 from Ultimate Skate Shop on Vimeo.


MAZ Updates – January 2012

MAZ Updates - January 2012

Most of you will be aware of the developments within the Mangawhai Activity Zone. New equipment for the children’s play area has been well received and the activity zone has become the social hot spot. You will often find thriving activity, as each of the zones tempts kids of all ages to challenge themselves. Did […]


Skate Park Opening Day Photos

Skate Park Opening Day Photos

All photos by Tony Baker


The Mangawhai Activity Zone Mascot: The Mangawhai Womble

The Mangawhai Activity Zone Mascot: The Mangawhai Womble

Working Bee Thank You

Working Bee Thank You

A big THANK YOU to Mangawhai Butcher, Ian Whittiker, and everyone else who came by to help out on Sunday, July 3rd. M.A.Z appreciates all of the good effort that goes towards making this park the ultimate recreation park. We’ll be announcing our next working bee on this website… hope to see you there.


Skate Bowls Progress: Update

Skate Bowls Progress: Update

The weather cooperated and the concrete for the top platforms was poured on Monday the 18th. This means both bowls will possibly open on Saturday the 23rd! Progress photos: Watch this space for opening confirmation!


Mangawhai Activity Zone Progress Update

Mangawhai Activity Zone Progress Update

Many of you will have noticed the changes taking effect at MAZ. Some obvious ones are the planting of large specimen Phoenix Palms, donated by Margie and Reade Murray. These have already greatly enhanced the visual impact of the park. We also now have underground power in place, and are in the process of organising […]


Largest Skate Bowl In New Zealand Almost Complete

Largest Skate Bowl In New Zealand Almost Complete

Jason Parks and his team are on the final stages of completing the 2nd kidney-shaped skate bowl. This new attraction to the skate park will challenge and entertain our most enthusiastic skaters. Diggers have been working to form the flat areas around the bowls to link them together once this new bowl is complete. Progress […]


John Sutcliff Redwood Longboard Donated to MAZ

John Sutcliff Redwood Longboard Donated to MAZ

John Sutcliff has hand crafted and donated to MAZ an amazing longboard which is made from redwood. The longboard is truly beautiful and an absolute work of art. It is currently on display in the Smashed Pipi Bar and well worth a visit to the Smashed Pipi bar to view it. The redwood longboard will […]


Hello World!

Hello World!

Welcome to Mangawhai Activity Zone!