Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular

2016 Taranaki Garden Festival

New Zealand's Premier Garden and Events Festival

28 October  - 6 November 2016

This year, the 2016 Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular features 45 diverse and inspiring gardens, 12 gardens of significance, 10 new gardens and more than a dozen exciting events. Of the 45 gardens, 40 are private gardens open exclusively for the duration of the festival.

The festival also includes a mixture of free and paid events, including house and garden tours, celebrity chef demonstrations, guided walks, workshops and a diverse garden speaker series.

See you in the Spring!

Festival Blog

Alan Morris, Pukemara
Aug 2, 2016
Alan Morris, Pukemara, New Plymouth   1. What is your must-have plant in the garden? Definitely a rhodo or a vireya.   2. How do you keep your... Read more
Mary's Place
Jul 27, 2016
Mary Dickson, Hawera   1. What is your must-have plant in the garden? Impossible to choose – I only grow what I like. 2. How do you keep your... Read more
A time to escape
Jul 22, 2016
Festival a time to escape into nature         Visiting the Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular gives people the chance to be nurtured by... Read more