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29. Openlands Country Garden

1064 Auroa Rd, Manaia, 4678

Openlands is a well-established country garden perfect for weddings and events with an historic church on site. With Taranaki Maunga as a dramatic backdrop, this garden provides a magical setting for special moments and garden outings. Sweeping lawns, mature trees, perennial borders, camellias, rhododendrons, and roses. Discover the shade house, native dell, and a natural stream which all create a garden of surprises and tranquillity. New addition wool shed/museum. Devonshire teas available. 

Featured in NZ Gardener magazine 2019. 

Openlands Country Fair

The Country Fair is an event for the whole family. Enjoy a relaxing day of food, music and hand-crafted quality goods for sale from local stall holders. Read More >

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28. Boxwood

Set in lush countryside with mountain views, this is a gem of a garden. Boxwood’s charm comes from its many garden rooms and is a haven for plant lovers and garden designers. Read More >

30. Sanderson Garden

With spectacular views of Taranaki Maunga, this 5-star garden, as rated by NZGT, is a lush sanctuary of nikau palms, camellias, roses and a selection of perennials, including many salvias. Read More >

31. Oakley Garden

Join festival stalwart Jenny Oakley who has entered her garden into the festival for the full 33 years. Read More >