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

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
David Bruce, King Edward Park
Jul 11, 2016
Garden Profile: David Bruce, King Edward Park, Hawera 1. What is your must-have plant in the garden?In this garden it is the Luculia (pictured),... Read more
Judi Gopperth, Hirst Cottage
Jul 10, 2016
Garden profile: Judi Gopperth, Hirst Cottage, New Plymouth 1. What is your must-have plant in the garden?Sissinghurst honesty, white daphne,... Read more