A horticultural oasis in the very heart of dairying country. A passionate plantsman's garden and Taranaki showcase ... Discover the passion and determination that made Bernard Hollard invaluable to many gardens and nurseries, and learn about plant propagation.
Owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council on behalf of the people of the region. Enjoy it - it's yours.
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The Hollard Centre is a functions venue for South and Central Taranaki — come and check it out! Information on Hollard Centre
Monday 6 April (Easter Monday), 10am-3pm: Harvest Festival. Celebrate the harvest spirit with family activities in the gardens, music and entertainment, food for all, competitions for kids, and useful demonstrations. Easter Monday fun!
Wednesday 15 April, 1pm-3pm: Biodiversity of gardens. Expert and budding gardeners alike are invited to join legendary Bugman, Ruud Kleinpaste, for a field trip at Hollard Gardens. Take a tour of the gardens and learn about the importance of insects, spiders and other creepy crawlies. Bring your raincoat and gumboots. Children welcome.