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

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Strike gold at Pukeiti on Sunday

The Golden Bearing at Pukeiti

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Myth has come to life at Pukeiti, where a shimmering golden tree is dazzling visitors and gardeners alike.

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Six out of six for garden treasure Tūpare

Six-star Tūpare

Mon 04 Feb 2019

Premier heritage garden Tūpare has earned the NZ Gardens Trust’s highest six-star rating – a distinction shared by only 13 other locations nationally.

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Be part of the Tūpare story

Tūpare house tour

Mon 03 Dec 2018

Taranaki people are being given an opportunity for up-close-and-personal involvement with one of New Plymouth’s iconic heritage properties, Tūpare.

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Pukeiti, Tūpare and Hollard Gardens are gold

Qualmark Gold

Thu 02 Aug 2018

The iconic Taranaki heritage properties Pukeiti, Tūpare and Hollard Gardens have each been awarded rare Qualmark gold status as sustainable tourism operations.

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Tastebuds not neglected in Pukeiti revamp

Founders2017 block

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Visitors to Pukeiti wanting a light meal or a snack have a treat in store this season.

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Be part of the Pukeiti story

Pukeiti tour

Wed 21 Mar 2018

Volunteers are sought to fill important roles at one of Taranaki’s most renowned attractions.

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New Plymouth tour offers immersion in bygone era

Tupare house tours

Mon 11 Dec 2017

Locals and visitors can immerse themselves in a fascinating slice of New Plymouth history by taking a free house tour at Tūpare, the iconic heritage property perched above the Waiwhakaiho River on the outskirts of New Plymouth.

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World-class centre for world-class garden


Sat 09 Sep 2017

Pukeiti's new Rainforest Centre gives the world-class garden facilities to offer a world-class visitor experience, guests were told at the centre's opening today.

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