Springtime at Tupare.Welcome to Tupare

Experience the beautifully restored garden and Chapman-Taylor home. Sculpted from a hillside overlooking the Waiwhakaiho River, this is a premier landscaped garden.

Sense the prestige, lifestyle and stories of the property's original developer, the prominent businessman Sir Russell Matthews, and his family ...

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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Coming events

Free house tours: Join the Friends of Tupare at 11am or 11.30am every Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday for a free tour of Tupare's distinctive Chapman-Taylor designed home.

Saturday 9 January 2016: Guided walk (8.30am) and Garden Fair (10am-3pm) — Entertainment, lie music, arts and crafts, delicious food and family fun on the river flat. Come and join the fun!

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 our Tupare Garden Fairs (9 January and 6 February 2016) and/or our Country Fair at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga (17 April 2016)? Download the registration form for all the details.

 Events and fairs registration form (1 MB)

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