Why do a pair of Waiuku mums drive their daughters 40 minutes to a skatepark in Manurewa once known for drug dealing and gang fights? The Spinoff dives into Auckland Council’s $5.3 million redevelopment of the reserve at Randwick Park, which includes a new playground, skatepark, basketball court and community centre. The project almost got derailed by the City Rail Link, but a key to its success was involving locals in every aspect.