Taranaki Garden Festival

Book your tickets to the Centuria Taranaki Garden Festival 2022 today!

Japanese Tea Ceremony

A traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony is an art, a spiritual ritual, and a symbol of culture.  It is believed that this ceremony maintains a peaceful mind, washes away stress and fatigue.  The Japanese Tea House in Taranaki was authentically designed, built and landscaped in the customary style. All materials and tradesmen, including the gardener were brought out from Japan by the owner Mr Masashi Iwata during its construction in 2009. Participate in this unique experience of a Japanese Tea Ceremony prepared respectfully by the skilled Tea Master.    

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