The installation of the new Water Wheel Walkway at Pukeiti is well under way! Watch as Taranaki
Regional Council's Regional Gardens Manager, Greg Rine, talks about the upcoming feature
and some of the developments so far.

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


Founders Cafe.
Founders Cafe
is open 10am to 4pm Wednesdays to Sundays. Check out the Founders Cafe menu


Coming events

Sunday 3 April,  10.30am-2pm: Pukeiti Puffer fun runs. A range of events to raise funds for the Cameron Clow Trust. Join in the fun!

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