Hollard Gardens

Tread the soils of this horticultural oasis in the very heart of dairying country. It was created by a passionate plantsman — and the passion is contagious. Open 9am-8pm daily.

Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular, 28 October-6 November


2pm daily: Hollard Gardens walk. Free.

Explore Hollards

Hidden paths, old gardens, expansive open lawns, new plantings ... Hollard Gardens has it all.

The making of Hollards

The name Hollard is synonymous with gardening. Garden enthusiasts in New Zealand and overseas alike have for many years added Hollard Gardens to their 'must-visit' lists.

Open daily - free entry

Winter hours: 9am-5pm
Daylight saving hours: 9am-8pm

Hollard Gardens facilities

  • Free gas barbecue
  • Picnic areas
  • Children's playground
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Toilets available
  • Please, no dogs

Hollard Gardens with Greg Rine

Regional Gardens Manager Greg Rine shows us around Hollard Gardens.

The Woodlands School

The Woodlands School is a study unit developed by the Taranaki Regional Council outlining the activities available for teachers and classes visiting Hollard Gardens. The 10 activity options include walks, studies focusing on plants, birds and insects, seed collecting and a garden rally.

Hollard Gardens Woodlands School (single document only)

Performers & stallholders, we want you!

Be part of the action at our garden fairs this summer!

If you would like to perform or display or sell food, wine, art, garden plants or other products at our fairs at Tupare and/or Hollard Gardens, download the registration form, fill out the details and get it back to us.

Event details:

  • Tupare Garden Fair, Saturday 7 January, 10am–3pm.
  • Tupare Waitangi Weekend Garden Fair, Saturday 4 February, 10am–3pm.
  • Hollard Gardens Country Fair, Sunday 9 April, 10am–3pm.

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Contact Us

Hollard Gardens Phone: 0800 736 222 Email an enquiry