Read more › News - 15th June 2022

parkrun Profile: Millwater

Think of Auckland parkruns and most visitors will name Cornwall Park and Western Springs.   In the northern reaches of the city is the hidden gem of Millwater. It was the lucky seventh parkrun to start in New Zealand, and the third in Auckland.   When it launched in September 2014 it had 61 walkers,…

Read more › News - 14th April 2021

Lights, camera…. parkrun!

A familiar face on TV screens around New Zealand, Will Hall is best known for his roles on Kiwi TV favourites such as Westside, Shortland Street and Nothing Trivial.   He is also an avid parkrunner and just celebrated his 100th parkrun.   Originally from Christchurch, when Will Hall moved to Millwater in 2018 he…

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Read more › News - 8th July 2020

He waka eke noa

parkrun’s reopening in New Zealand on Saturday was a double celebration, not just of the return of our beloved Saturday morning activity, but of the rest of the global parkrun family we all belong to.    The occasion was marked by many events ‘adopting’ a parkrun country by dressing up in that nation’s colours, flying flags, making food…