What's on

The Council organises a year-round programme of public events, most of them free, at Pukeiti, Tūpare and Hollard Gardens.

High tea at Tūpare

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Dress up in your finest and soak up the atmosphere while enjoying a delicious high tea in Tūpare's Chapman-Taylor designed house. Fundraiser for Mangorei School PTA. Tickets available from Black Bird Boutique, 148 Devon Street East, New Plymouth.

  • Cost: $20
  • Recurrence: First Sunday of the month, May to October

Home gardening workshop - winter rose care

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Join us to pick up some good tips for rose care, including good pruning techniques to achieve the best blooms. While you're here, enjoy some of Tūpare's favourite roses.

  • Cost: Free

Workshop - backyard bees

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Find out what you need to know about caring for bees in your own back yard, including hive maintenance, feeding and protection.

  • Cost: Free

Pukeiti Explorer Day - annual bird survey

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Check out our amazing rainforest birds. Learn the sounds of the forest and the food that birds love to eat. Take part in our annual survey and help us to protect them.

  • Cost: Free

High tea at Tūpare

Tupare hightea

Dress up in your finest and soak up the atmosphere while enjoying a delicious high tea in Tūpare's Chapman-Taylor designed house. Fundraiser for Mangorei School PTA. Tickets available from Black Bird Boutique, 148 Devon Street East, New Plymouth.

  • Cost: $20
  • Recurrence: First Sunday of the month, May to October

Exhibition: A Bird-Watcher's View

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Michelle Wilson's nature photography depicting birdlife at Tūpare, Pukeiti and Hollard Gardens, on display in the Gardener's Cottage.

  • Cost: Free
  • Recurrence: Saturday and Sunday 10 and 11 June, 10:00am-3:00pm

Exhibition: A Bird-Watcher's View

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Michelle Wilson's nature photography depicting birdlife at Tūpare, Pukeiti and Hollard Gardens, on display in the Gardener's Cottage.

  • Cost: Free
  • Recurrence: Saturday and Sunday 10 and 11 June, 10:00am-3:00pm

Home gardening workshop - DIY compost bin

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Learn how to build a rotating compost bin and produce nutritiously rich compost for your garden. Registrations essential.

  • Cost: Free

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Contact Us

Garden events Phone: 0800 736 222 Email an enquiry