Bay of Plenty Garden and Art Festival

Garden & Art Trail

Mayward Homestead

There’s so much to see at this large country garden high in the hills. A sparkling stream winds its way through mature native bush creating ponds on its way. The many delights include rhododendrons, azaleas, iris, hostas, Iily of the valley, bulbs and early roses. Areas of interest include formal, informal, and natural, making this a magical wedding venue. This garden featured in NZ Gardener magazine.

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The NZ Garden & Art Festival Charitable Trust is a positive and forward-thinking group passionate about gardens, art and promoting the beautiful Bay of Plenty in a philanthropic way.

phone: 07 570 2525
address: PO Box 14100,  Tauranga 3143
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