Taranaki Garden Festival and Taranaki Arts Trail Official launch 15 July 2021


Each year we present a smashing range of enticing events. Some are for learning, some are for inspiration, and some are just so you can get all dolled-up and dance the night away with like-minded garden lovers!

Most events require you to book tickets, but there are some fantastic free options in this year’s line-up.

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SOLD OUT! Garden to Plate With Lynda Hallinan

SOLD OUT! Garden to Plate With Lynda Hallinan

Join Mitre 10 MEGA New Plymouth and guest speaker Lynda Hallinan, former NZ Gardener editor, author, broadcaster, part-time farmer, occasional farmer’s market stallholder and mad keen gardener.

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SOLD OUT! Garden Festival Botanical  Jewellery Workshop

SOLD OUT! Garden Festival Botanical Jewellery Workshop

Founded by practising jewellers Jennifer Laracy and Sam Kelly, The Jewel and the Jeweller is a New Plymouth-based contemporary workshop which also sells stunning works crafted by leading New Zealand artists. Details >

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SOLD OUT! Indoor Plant Styling

SOLD OUT! Indoor Plant Styling

Learn how to create inspiring living green spaces within your home. From selecting the perfect plant to suit its growing environment, to mastering the skill of plant design with layers & textures Details >

Discover Taranaki Events

A collection of 7 different events and experience to choose from! Will you go on a coach tour of gardens and gin makers? Take an art class, or get up close with fluffy alpacas? Details >

Feast Festival

Feast Festival Taranaki celebrates Taranaki’s fabulous restaurants, cafes, bars, food producers, growers, brewers and distillers. It’s an around the mountain celebration of our amazing culinary and hospitality scene. Details >

Garden Speaker Series

For over a decade, Mark and Abbie have been looking at modern trends in perennial gardening. Read More >

While charmed by what are often called wildflower meadows, the Jurys knew they would not work in their verdant conditions. 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 >

Join Dee for a walk and talk around her resilient foodscape. Read More >

Join Jenny Oakley to learn some steps to follow for successful ‘at home’ propagation. Read More >

Hanging baskets are fun and simple to do if you follow a few basic rules. Read More >