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“Awesome Rhodo”

Pukeiti Rhododendron Garden
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Owner description: Renowned for its rhododendron collection, Pukeiti is a 360 ha rainforest property located between Mount Taranaki and the coast, just south of New Plymouth. Established in 1951, Pukeiti is an internationally recognised garden and plant collection. Owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council on behalf of the people of the region. Enjoy it - it's yours.
Watford, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Awesome Rhodo”
Reviewed March 15, 2014

great when all the trees are out and a very friendly cafe, If you just want a coffee and tea ask for the one in the cafe you make yourself ,, $3 less than a flat white and no waiting! Definitely go again

Visited October 2013
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Delightful Delights”
Reviewed March 10, 2014

Well laid out and fantastic. Lovely lawns and flowers are an absolute delight to see when in full bloom

Visited November 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

We saw this garden out of season so missed out on the rhodedendrons and azaleas but it was still a pleasure to visit. Be aware the the cafe closed at the end of January although there is free tea and coffee available

Visited February 2014
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Chester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Tranquil Park”
Reviewed February 10, 2014

Lovely park and beautifully maintained - a bit out of the way but that is what makes it special. Rhododendrons not out on our visit but some lovely hydrangeas were in flower though and colours were wonderful.

Visited February 2014
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Porirua, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“We visited twice”
Reviewed February 8, 2014

The first day we completed the Giant Valley walk, and though rhododenrons weren't in season the hydrangas were beautiful. We had so much fun we went back a couple of days later and completed the summit walk. Well worth a visit in any season

Visited January 2014
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