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Magic or science? Pukeiti offers both

Keith Hammett and Andrew Brooker

Mon 15 Jul 2019

The magic of Pukeiti has enchanted thousands of Taranaki people - but it's the science and deep knowledge behind the magic that captivated one recent visitor.

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Pukeiti much more than just a pretty face

Rhododendron cuttings at Pukeiti.

Fri 28 Jun 2019

Pukeiti’s unique qualities, and the experience and expertise behind them, have a pivotal national role in a global effort to save threatened rhododendron species from extinction.

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Strike gold at Pukeiti on Sunday

The Golden Bearing at Pukeiti

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Myth has come to life at Pukeiti, where a shimmering golden tree is dazzling visitors and gardeners alike.

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Six out of six for garden treasure Tūpare

Six-star Tūpare

Mon 04 Feb 2019

Premier heritage garden Tūpare has earned the NZ Gardens Trust’s highest six-star rating – a distinction shared by only 13 other locations nationally.

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Be part of the Tūpare story

Tūpare house tour

Mon 03 Dec 2018

Taranaki people are being given an opportunity for up-close-and-personal involvement with one of New Plymouth’s iconic heritage properties, Tūpare.

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Pukeiti, Tūpare and Hollard Gardens are gold

Qualmark Gold

Thu 02 Aug 2018

The iconic Taranaki heritage properties Pukeiti, Tūpare and Hollard Gardens have each been awarded rare Qualmark gold status as sustainable tourism operations.

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Tastebuds not neglected in Pukeiti revamp

Founders2017 block

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Visitors to Pukeiti wanting a light meal or a snack have a treat in store this season.

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Be part of the Pukeiti story

Pukeiti tour

Wed 21 Mar 2018

Volunteers are sought to fill important roles at one of Taranaki’s most renowned attractions.

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