707 Ram Paddock Road, Amberley
The Sculpture Park primarily exhibits the work of Raymond Herber in the stunning backdrop of the Waipara Valley. Raymond's graceful, strong sculptures are set against a carefully curated native garden, all under the shadow of breathtaking limestone hills.
145 Camp Rd, Otago Peninsula, Dunedin
The Larnach Castle gardens are one of only five given the rating of "Garden of International Significance" by the New Zealand Gardens Trust. Divided into a variety of different garden rooms. Spectacular vistas. Open daily to members of the public. Entry fee applies.
Great King St North, Dunedin
The Dunedin Botanic Garden is New Zealand's first botanic garden and holds the status of six star Garden of International Significance. ArbNet, the global network for tree-focussed professionals, has accredited the Botanic Garden as level III. The Camellia Collection is rated as a Garden of Excellence by the International Camellia Society.
71 Willowbridge Settlement Rd, Waimate
A small garden displaying the amazing chicken wire creations of resident artist Michelle Aplin. By appointment in the Spring. $10 adults (kids free). Entry includes refreshment.To book firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 02476923.
4854 Motueka Valley Highway, Tapawera
Take a walk around the pond and admire the sculptures of a selection of artists including resident artist David Carson. Nestled amongst a variety of native and exotic trees, this walk is only $5 and under 12s are free. Season pass available. There are also two galleries with a selection of art from around NZ. You can picnic in the Garden. Dogs welcome on leads.
Hidden Sculpture Garden and Gallery
Pohutukawa Lane, Fordell, Whanganui
Exotic gardens, landscaped with plants from all over the world, Paloma has been awarded "Garden of National Significance" by the New Zealand Gardens Trust for the past seven years.
487 Mangorei Rd, New Plymouth
Tupare is an arts and crafts inspired property which features a magical Chapman-Taylor designed house set amongst beautifully landscaped heritage gardens.
Open 9am - 8pm
1686 Upper Mania Rd, Kaponga
Hollard Gardens, established in 1927 by plantsman Bernie Hollard, boasts a plant collection of national importance including many rhododendrons and unusual plants.
Open 9am to 8pm
2290 Carrington Rd, New Plymouth
Pukeiti houses a world-class rhododendron collection, uniquely nestled in Taranaki rainforest. There are many kilometres of paths or tracks for either a garden walk or an adventure into the rainforest
Open daily 9am to 5pm
15 Spencer Place, New Plymouth
This is the only private native garden sanctuary in NZ to be rated as a garden of International Significance. Featured in the BBC series Around the World in 80 Gardens.
Open 9am-5pm daily September - April.
Hungerford Crescent, Hamilton 3216
Hamilton Gardens is a public garden park in the south of Hamilton owned and managed by Hamilton City Council in New Zealand. The 54-hectare park is based on the banks of the Waikato River and includes enclosed gardens, open lawns, a lake, a nursery, and the convention centre.