The Taranaki Regional Council's three premier heritage properties, Tūpare, Pukeiti and Hollard Gardens, are open daily and entry is free.

What's on

The Council organises a year-round programme of public events, most of them free, at Pukeiti, Tūpare and Hollard Gardens.


Encounter the mystery as Pukeiti's rhododendrons and other exotics create an explosion of colour amidst lush native rainforest. Open 9am-5pm daily.


Relive the splendour and soak up the atmosphere of this stunningly landscaped garden and unique homestead, originally developed by Sir Russell Matthews. Open 9am-8pm daily.

Hollard Gardens

Tread the soils of this horticultural oasis in the very heart of dairying country. It was created by a passionate plantsman — and the passion is contagious. Open 9am-8pm daily.

Gardens news

Keep up to date with happenings at Pukeiti, Tūpare and Hollard Gardens.

Venue hire & tours

Book one of our garden venues for your wedding or other private event, or organise an escorted garden tour.

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