- Full Members
The following organisations are full members of Parks Forum:
Auckland is New Zealand's largest city. Uniquely set between two harbours, amongst 11 extinct volcanoes and numerous islands in the Hauraki Gulf makes it a great place to live. Auckland Council promotes the social, economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing of Auckland, both now and for the future.
Centennial Parklands is of singular recreational, historical, educational, cultural and environmental significance to the people of New South Wales.The Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust’s objectives are to maintain and improve Trust lands. For further information click here.
The founders of Christchurch had a simple vision: To build a place where families and businesses could flourish in harmony with their environment. They were reformers who had the courage to invest in a better future. That vision is just as relevant today for the city of Christchurch. For further information click here.
The City of Sydney manages more than 400 parks and open spaces to provide a sustainable, beautiful, functional and inclusive green network for its community of 180,000 local residents and more than a million daily visitors. The park network plays a vital role in achieving the City's vision of a green, global and connected city by 2030.
Colac Otway Shire has some of the most picturesque scenery in the State. A large proportion is State Forest and National Park, including beaches, coastline, rainforests, waterfalls, volcanic lakes and craters. Colac Otway Shire is situated within a two hour drive of Melbourne and is a vibrant and progressive rural, residential and resort area.
The New Zealand Department of Conservation's challenge is to manage natural and historic heritage assets for the greatest benefit and enjoyment of all New Zealanders, by conserving, advocating and promoting natural and historic heritage. For further information click here.
The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources is responsible for South Australia's nature conservation, heritage conservation and animal welfare. For further information click here.
The Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment came into being on 1 July 2009. The new Department includes staff and functions from the former Department of Primary Industries and Water, and from the former Department of Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts, For further information click here.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) is Victoria's lead government agency for sustainable management of water resources, climate change, bushfires, public land, forests and ecosystems.
Environment Canterbury is the regional council for Canterbury, working with the community to manage the region's air, water, and land. We are committed to the sustainable management of our environment while promoting the region's economic, social and cultural well-being. For more information please click here.
The East Coast Tairawhiti region of New Zealand's North Island is an area of much beauty and contrast in its landscape, its people and heritage. The area is administered by Gisborne District Council, a unitary authority that provides both regional and district Council functions. For more information, click here.
Gore is the gateway to the south, readily accessible by main highways from Dunedin, Invercargill, Te Anau, Queenstown and Alexandra. It is a district covering some 1,250km2 with a population of approximately 12,250. Stunning landscapes make Gore a perfect destination to come and take a break. For more information, click here.
Greater Wellington Regional Council is responsible for regulating the use of the region’s natural resources. We do this through regional polices, plans and resource consents, helping the community to restore ecosystems and helping businesses become more environmentally sustainable. For further information click here.
Hawke's Bay Regional Council is the regional authority for the Hawke's Bay which covers a total land area of approx 1.42 million hectares, with 350km of coastline on the Pacific Ocean. Hawke's Bay's population is relatively low, approx 150,000 residents mostly in the main centres of Hastings and Napier. For more information, click here.
Invercargill, New Zealand's southern most city, is the commercial hub of Southland, a mostly agricultural region of extreme natural beauty. The Council's role is to provide and maintain services and amenities for the public of Invercargill. For further information, click here.
Kanyirninpa Jukurrpa is a Martu organisation that is responsible for cultural knowledge and land programs on Martu native title lands. Comprising some 13.6 million hectares, Martu country spans part of the Great Sandy, Little Sandy and Gibson deserts in Western Australia.
At New Plymouth District Council, we have set ourselves the aspiration of being recognised as being exceptional stewards of parks. We manage a number of internationally recognised assets, such as Pukekura Park and the New Plymouth Coastal walkway. For more information, click here.
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife service is one of the agencies that form the new Office of Environment and Heritage, within the Department of Premier and Cabinet. For further information click here.
This Agency is responsible for conserving, enhancing and ensuring best possible access to, and enjoyment of, the Territory’s natural and cultural assets.For further information click here.
Queenstown Lakes District Council is responsible for the community well-being and development, environmental health and safety, managing infrastructure, facilitating recreation and culture, and resource management alongside and on behalf of the people living in the district. For more information, click here.
Rotorua District Council is the local government organisation for Rotorua District. Elected members (mayor, councillors, and community board members) and staff work towards achieving social, environmental, economic and cultural wellbeing for the community. For further information click here.
Tauranga is a growing and vibrant city of over 111,000 people. Our population has almost doubled in the last 20 years and by 2021 it is expected to reach 141,000. With a subtropical climate the city's network of parks, beaches, gardens and open spaces are a special feature in the city's landscape. For further information, click here.
Waikato District Council covers an area of 4,471km sq with a population of 64,000. It provides an open spaces network covering 2500ha., spread mainly throughout its 19 small towns and villages and long and extensive river and lake network. For further information click here.
The Trust is the strategic planning authority for Wellington Park, an 18250ha natural reserve in Tasmania’s south. The Trust works co-operatively with its land managing agencies, interest groups and the broader community to achieve a regional approach to park management.
The Western Sydney Parklands are part of the NSW Government's new vision for contemporary, urban living in Western Sydney. The NSW Government has established the Western Sydney Parklands Trust to be responsible for managing and developing the Parklands. For further information click here.