Green Flag Award

Are you looking for ways to elevate your green space? Do you want to be recognised at an international level and encourage a sense of civic pride in your community? Why not apply to be a part of the international Green Flag Award® scheme!

The Green Flag Award® scheme recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces, setting the benchmark standard for the management of recreational outdoor spaces across the United Kingdom and around the world.


Applications for the Green Flag Award® opened 12 April 2021 and can be made through the Green Flag website. Head to the Network section of the site, select New Zealand as your country and proceed to apply for an award. Once you register your interest, we will be in touch with next steps.

For more information on the application process and fees please click here or contact Rhiann Collins on

You can also read the Green Flag welcome guide explains the award and how to apply. Read the guide here.

In the 2020/2021 award season we had 24 awards presented to cemeteries, parks and reserves throughout New Zealand. You can learn more about our winning parks on the Green Flag Award® website.

Join us this year, apply for a Green Flag Award® and celebrate your amazing green spaces and places.

Current Green Flag Award winners


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