With NZ having such harsh sun and high skin cancer rates, Bays North Harbour Parents Centre supports the idea of having more shade covers over kid's playgrounds. Many of us have signed this petition to the Auckland Council, and you can sign it here too.
Where Can you Currently Find Shade?
There is some shade to be found with the council already installing shade sails at a few (geographically diverse) parks:
Parks with tree shade include:
Some of these are a bit of a hike for Bays parents, but are always an option if you feel like an adventure!
Do you know of more North Shore parks that are good for shade? Let us know by commenting below, emailing us or commenting on our Facebook page so we can add them to the list!
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