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

19. Parihaka Papakāinga

249 Mid-Parihaka Rd, Pungarehu , 4685

Sustainability, Te Reo Māori, collectively, tino rangatiratanga and peaceful resistance are one at Parihaka. The garden and food forest support the three Marae, and provide a peaceful place to work together, fulfilling the legacy of Tohu Kākahi and Te Whiti o Rongomai of looking after each other and building positive relationships. 

Tours 10.30am on open days 

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