Gardens

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.
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Pukeiti

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

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.
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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.
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Gardens news

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