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Keep up to date with happenings at Pukeiti, Tūpare and Hollard Gardens.

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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

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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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New Plymouth tour offers immersion in bygone era

Tupare house tours

Mon 11 Dec 2017

Locals and visitors can immerse themselves in a fascinating slice of New Plymouth history by taking a free house tour at Tūpare, the iconic heritage property perched above the Waiwhakaiho River on the outskirts of New Plymouth.

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World-class centre for world-class garden


Sat 09 Sep 2017

Pukeiti's new Rainforest Centre gives the world-class garden facilities to offer a world-class visitor experience, guests were told at the centre's opening today.

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Mystery, magic and metamorphosis

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Mon 26 Jun 2017

This spring brings a new milestone for Pukeiti with the completion of key elements of a major revamp project at the iconic Taranaki garden. Some things will always stay the same, however ...

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Action stations for Pukeiti plant-lovers

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Wed 23 Nov 2016

Visitors to Pukeiti can easily find more information on plants of interest thanks to an online ‘plant hunter’s station’ giving access to the iconic garden’s customised plant database.

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