Thank you to everyone who visited our gardens and attended our events for the 2021 Taranaki Garden Festival.

SOLD OUT! Toi Toi and River Rocks Workshop

Self Drive

If you have never painted before or you need a bit of a kick start to improve your skills join Jayeta in her home studio for a fun day of painting.

Jayeta is an experienced, qualified teacher who teaches STEP BY STEP so no one gets left behind. You will go away with a completed A3 painting on canvas (guaranteed). All materials are supplied and morning tea and lunch are provided.

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CANCELLED! 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 >

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SOLD OUT! 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 >

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SOLD OUT! 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 >