What's on

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

Pukeiti Puffer fun runs

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A range of easy to challenging runs through the beautiful rainforest. Great family day and fundraiser for the Cameron Clow Trust. In association with Athletics Taranaki. Sponsored by The Shoe Clinic.

  • Cost: Free entry to garden; gold coin to $10 per run entry

Tūpare house tours

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Join the Friends of Tūpare on a free tour of Tupare's distinctive Chapman-Taylor designed home. Tours start at 11am and 11.30am every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from October to March.

  • Cost: Free
  • Recurrence: Tours at 11am and 11.30am on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

Tūpare house tours

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Join the Friends of Tūpare on a free tour of Tupare's distinctive Chapman-Taylor designed home. Tours start at 11am and 11.30am every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from October to March.

  • Cost: Free
  • Recurrence: Tours at 11am and 11.30am on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

Home gardening workshop - domestic lawn care

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Join us to pick up tips on seasonal care for your garden lawns. Learn about de-thatching, aeration and feeding regimes.

  • Cost: Free

Hollard Gardens country fair

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Celebrate the season's harvest with music and entertainment, delicious food and produce, arts and crafts, and fun for all the family. Prizes for best pumpkin, fairy garden & unusual vege/fruit creation. Register by 11am on main lawn.

High tea at Tūpare

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Dress up in your finest and soak up the atmosphere while enjoying a delicious high tea in Tūpare's Chapman-Taylor designed house. Fundraiser for Mangorei School PTA. Tickets available from Black Bird Boutique, 148 Devon Street East, New Plymouth.

  • Cost: $20
  • Recurrence: First Sunday of the month, May to October

Home gardening workshop - winter rose care

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Join us to pick up some good tips for rose care, including good pruning techniques to achieve the best blooms. While you're here, enjoy some of Tūpare's favourite roses.

  • Cost: Free

Workshop - backyard bees

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Find out what you need to know about caring for bees in your own back yard, including hive maintenance, feeding and protection.

  • Cost: Free

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Contact Us

Garden events Phone: 0800 736 222 Email an enquiry