New Zealand scenery is stunning. Visual gluttony, New Zealand landscape overload though can lead to scenic fatigue. To overcome the, dare we whisper boredom of lucisios glorious natural vistaas how about a bit of heritage to give places the human touch. Human occupation has undoubtedly altered environments in ways that are contentious or destructive. People have impacted the land with agricultural practices. Yet among farmers there is a sense of the land and its importance as a living organism. This belief is very evident with the gifting of land to the public by farmers. There are several Auckland Regional Parks that are gifts to all of us, locals and visitors alike. It is a layered story that resonates with all ages groups, from children to adults.