The Tūpuna Maunga Authority created 'Te Whānau Atea' (family recreation space) at the foot of Te Pane o Mataoho / Te Ara Pueru / Māngere Mountain is the most comprehensive collection of Māori recreational elements in Tāmaki Makaurau.

The area includes a stunning basketball court, the design - Mai te maunga ki te Moana - was designed by Amiria Puia-Taylor and Bobby MacDonald and brought to life by Parklife. 

The court contributes to the visual stories of mana whenua in the public realm and is fun and inviting, attracting players. The court is designed for competitive play, with high-performance basketball hoops that allow for genuinely authentic games and shooting practise. 

Māngere Maunga Basketball Court



Grizzly Basketball Hoop

Coloured Sports Surface


Courts create communities of players that gather for social connection, fun, and to be active.

This responds to the broader popularity and lack of existing facilities for basketball, which is the fastest-growing major sport in New Zealand.

Mapei Surfacing extends the life of the slab.
Basketball Tower is 100% recyclable and meets 7 New Zealand standards. 
Locally made to keep New Zealand working.

Increase the number of visual stories of mana whenua in the public realm.