Established in the fertile rural landscape south of Taranaki Maunga by renowned plantsman Bernie Hollard in the 1920s, this property boasts a plant collection of national importance. It features many rhododendrons, unusual plants and offers delightful contrasts.
Hollard Gardens has free guided walks during the festival at 2pm daily. Guided walking tours at other times can be booked privately, in advance, on the website for a fee. Please let us know beforehand if you are bringing large groups during this busy time.
Hollard Gardens is open all day every day. Free admission. It is owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council.
Taranaki Arts Trail Exhibition
As part of the Taranaki Arts Trail, local artists Michelle Rowland and Susie Harrop will be painting on site and have work on display in the Hollard Centre.
Using media such as pastels and oils, they both like to paint animals, people and landscapes.
Fri 30 Nov – Sun 1 Nov.
More details on the event: taranakiartstrail.co.nz
Flojo Coffee will be located in the carpark each weekend during the festival with fresh coffee available for purchase.
Sat 31 Oct – Sun 1 Nov and Sat 7 Nov – Sun 8 Nov.
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