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Originally inspired by European design this 4 hectare garden bound by the Waiongana River has been evolving over the last 10 years. Read More >
It never ceases to amaze me the unwavering passion that flourishes among all of our proud gardeners. They really do work year round to prepare their properties for our visitors. So on behalf of them, I welcome you to the
32nd Taranaki Garden Festival for 2019.
From around the maunga, Taranaki will be serving up an assortment of gardens for you to feast your eyes on. We’ve kept the ‘Vegetable’ category on the plate and brought back the popular ‘Art in Gardens’ for you to
Our events programme is as stimulating as ever with the return of favourites with twists of added excitement. Twilight in Te Henui, Forgotten 43 Brewing Tour & Tasting and the Luncheon en Blanc with award-winning flower
show judge Kate Hillier
There’s also a chance to dance and dress in the allure, romance and frivolity of the garden gala themed event Mitre 10 - Flora and Fauna. Make sure you book your tickets early so you don’t miss
Lastly, we could not do any of this without the wonderful and generous support of our funders and sponsors. A sincere thank you to all of you who have supported this festival as it turns 32.
Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to Taranaki.
Taranaki Garden Festival Manager
The Juno Gin team are offering an opportunity to come and meet the makers at their New Plymouth distillery. The tour will give you a welcome cocktail, a behind-the-scenes look at how gin is made, the key botanicals, and glorious tastings of a range of their gins, including the yet-to-be-released Ltd Ed 2019 Spring Gin. Read More >
Hear expert planting advice from Chris as he tours you through his inner city garden Read More >
Puketarata Garden lies inside an outer rampart of the historic Puketarata pā site, one of a number in the valley
region. Read More >
Floral themed galas and cocktails in graveyards feature at this year's Taranaki Garden Festival