Taranaki Garden Festival

32. Pukeiti

2290 Carrington Road, Pukeiti, 4374

Over seven decades Pukeiti has built up one of the world’s biggest and most diverse rhododendron collections. They, along with other exotics, create an explosion of colour amidst lush native rainforest and mountain streams.

The 360ha property also boasts an all-weather visitor centre, a great range of free, family-oriented activities and walking tracks for all fitness levels. Other highlights include the kids treehouse trail, the fitness trail, the popular Rainforest Eatery and the pīwakawaka hut, which can be booked through the council website.  

What's happening:

27 October - 29 October

A Photographic Exhibition with local artist Robyn Morrison, 10am - 3pm daily

27 October - 5 November

Mobility Vehicle Rides, 10am - 1pm daily

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Guided Walking Tours, 2pm

Rainforest Eatery Open daily 8.30am -  4pm

Pukeiti is owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council on behalf of the people of the region and its open all day, every day.