Stead Walk. 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

Coming events

Sunday 5 June,  10am-2pm: Explorer Day — annual bird survey. Learn the sounds of the forest and find out about the food that birds love to eat. Take part in our annual survey. It's part of our monitoring programme that helps to protect our precious native birds.

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