Join us on 19 April (new date) for the Pukeiti Puffer!Welcome to Pukeiti

Renowned for its rhododendron collection, Pukeiti is a 360 ha rainforest property located between Mount Taranaki and the coast, just south of New Plymouth. Established in 1951, Pukeiti is an internationally recognised garden and plant collection. 

Owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council on behalf of the people of the region. Enjoy it - it's yours.    

Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust               Private events (incl weddings)

Pukeiti Explorer Days for kids            The Rainforest School

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Coming events

Sunday 19 April 2015,  Pukeiti Puffer. Join us for these beautiful off-road running events through the Pukeiti rainforest, with proceeds going to the Cameron Clow Trust and TET Athletics Taranaki. Four events to suit all ages. (This event was originally scheduled for March but postponed due to the weather.)

   Pukeiti Puffer entry form (1.3 MB)

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