Thank you to our 2019 gardeners and visitors we are looking forward to seeing you during our 2020 garden festival!


30. The Environmental Garden

408A South Rd, Hawera, 4674

An exciting new garden to visit, The Environmental Garden has one of the most established riparian planting schemes in South Taranaki. This wetland garden was once a stock water dam; over time the area has been fenced off and planted out with a variety of native and exotic trees to increase the habitat for wildlife.

A peaceful bush setting, the garden is home to fantails, tui, kereru, kingfishers, occasional sightings of quail and rosella, as well as many other wildlife. Enjoy strolling the walkways and listening to the birdsong of this QEII National Trust reserve.



Also In the area:

24. Sanderson Garden

Sanderson Garden is a rural garden rated four stars by the NZ Gardens Trust. The lush sanctuary of nikau palms, colourful perennials, camellias, and native grasses give way to spectacular views of Mt Taranaki. Read More >

25. Oakley Garden

Join festival stalwart Jenny Oakley who has entered her garden into the festival for the full 32 years. Read More >

26. Hollard Gardens

Established in the fertile rural landscape south of Mt Taranaki by renowned plantsman Bernie Hollard in the 1920s, this property boasts a plant collection of national importance. Read More >