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Home, Garden and Foodie Tour

 Guided coach tour

A guided behind the scenes tour of 2 of New Plymouth’s fabulous private homes and gardens one of which featured in the June 2021 House & Garden and the other a modern seaside home with panoramic views.

The tour includes visits to Natural Fare, a specialist herb growing company, Egmont Honey, a family-owned bee keeping business and lunch at one of New Plymouth’s newly established venues Quails Nest Eatery.


Also of interest:

Homegrown Kitchen with Nicola Galloway

Nicola Galloway is an award-winning food writer and author of four cookbooks, including her most recent and highly acclaimed, Homegrown Kitchen. She is the food editor for, and writes a monthly recipe column for NZ Gardener magazine. Read More >

Introduction to Botanical Drawing

Drawing directly from the lush native and exotic foliage at Puketarata Garden, this workshop will offer festival visitors an introduction to the timeless beauty of botanical art. Read More >

Frocks on Bikes

Gather your friends, throw on a frock and glam up your bike. Join us for a fun, relaxed evening of nature, nibbles, wine and music on bicycles. Read More >