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New Plymouth tour offers immersion in bygone era

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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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Useful home gardening session brewing at Hollards

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Mon 11 Sep 2017

Tea gardens and herb spirals for the home garden will be on the agenda at a free public workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (17 September).

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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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Tastebuds not neglected in Pukeiti revamp

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Fri 01 Sep 2017

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

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Look sharp, spring's nearly here

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Mon 21 Aug 2017

With spring almost here, home gardeners can get timely advice on caring for their prized ornamentals at a free public workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (27 August).

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Tūpare to reveal shrubbery secrets

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Mon 07 Aug 2017

The care and pruning of large shrubs will be covered in a free home gardening workshop at one of New Plymouth’s premier heritage properties on Sunday (13 August).

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New Pukeiti trail sure to delight the kids

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Mon 31 Jul 2017

Fun and adventure will be on offer at Pukeiti on Sunday (6 August) with a day of children’s activities centred on a new ‘secret trail’ network linking the iconic garden’s popular treehouses.

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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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