Our gardens

Truby King Park

Truby King House and Garden is a heritage-listed estate nestled in Melrose. The estate was once home to Sir Truby and Lady Isabella King - founders of the Plunket Society.

Stroll through the brick paths and archways, enjoy the historic garden beds, and catch a view of the sea below.

 

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Bolton Street Cemetery

Originally a site for Māori burials from the time of their settlement of Te Whanganui-a-Tara, the cemetery began European burials from 1840 and is Wellington’s oldest European cemetery. Many of early Wellington's notable figures are buried here. The cemetery offers a tranquil and historically interesting escape from the city, just minutes from the centre. There is a heritage rose collection inspired by original graveside plantings. Blooms peak from November to December.

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Upcoming Events

CANCELLED: Growing New Zealand Native Plants In Your Garden

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Ōtari-Wilton's Bush
2pm
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Ōtari-Wilton's Bush
2pm
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Adaptive Radiation of Plants

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Cable Car Entrance
11am-12:30pm
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Cable Car Entrance
11am-12:30pm
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Glow In the Dark Titiwai Tours - New Zealand Glow Worms

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Founder’s Entrance
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Founder’s Entrance
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Planting, managing and monitoring for ecological restoration

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Ōtari-Wilton's Bush
2pm-4pm
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Ōtari-Wilton's Bush
2pm-4pm
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