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 fruit-tree pruning

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The 'how-to' guide to pruning and caring for fruit trees in the home garden and small orchard. These workshops are very popular so registration is essential - please email.

  • Cost: Free

Home gardening workshop - fruit-tree pruning

Pruning blockimage

The 'how-to' guide to pruning and caring for fruit trees in the home garden and small orchard. These workshops are very popular so registration is essential - please email.

  • Cost: Free
  • Recurrence: Two sessions - 10:00am-noon and repeated 2:00pm-4:00pm

Home gardening workshop - fruit-tree pruning

Pruning blockimage

The 'how-to' guide to pruning and caring for fruit trees in the home garden and small orchard. These workshops are very popular so registration is essential - please email.

  • Cost: Free
  • Recurrence: Two sessions - 10:00am-noon and repeated 2:00pm-4:00pm

Pukeiti Explorer Day - mystery garden rally

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Enjoy the games and discover our new Treehouse Trail adventures. Fun for all the family.

  • 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

Home gardening workshop - large flowering shrubs

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Camellias and rhododendrons in your home garden need care and attention for shape. health and vibrant floral displays.

  • Cost: Free

Home gardening workshop - ornamental pruning

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Learn how to prune and care for roses and hydrangeas to ensure you get the best blooms in season. Bring your secateurs for quick sharpening tips.

  • Cost: Free

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Contact Us

Garden events Phone: 0800 736 222 Email an enquiry