TRC Regional Gardens Manager Greg Rine walks and talks us through some of the upgrades currently under way at Pukeiti.
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.
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Founders Cafe is now open 10am to 4pm Wednesdays to Sundays.
Check out the Founders Cafe menu
It's festival time! Join us during the Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular, 30 October-8 November. Free guided walks daily, and more.
Sunday 6 December 2015, 10.30am-2pm: Explorer Day - bush survival skills. Bring the family and learn survival skills like building a bush shelter and making fire.
Be part of the action this summer
Would you like to perform or display, or sell food, wine, art, garden plants or other products at any or both of the Tupare Garden Fairs (9 January and 6 February 2016) and/or the Country Fair at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga (17 April 2016)? Download the registration form for all the details.