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Pukekura Park

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New Zealand - New Plymouth

Institution Code: NPNZ

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Pukekura Park
New Plymouth District Council, Parkscape Services
New Plymouth
2025 New Zealand

Telephone: (06) 759 6060
Fax: (06) 759 6072
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Stuart Robertson, Manager of Parks
    Curator's Name: Chris Connolly, Curator
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Ian Hutchinson, Botanical Records Officer

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 52 Hectares
    Latitude: -39.06883
    Longitude: 174.08214
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 50000
  • Special Collections:Pukekura Park covers about 52ha (128 acres) and contains a diverse range of landscapes, including many plant collections, exotic specimen trees, formal gardens, lakes and walking trails through native bush.

    The park includes the Fernery and Display Houses as well as the adjacent garden estate area of Brooklands, home to the acclaimed TSB Bowl of Brooklands and Brooklands Zoo.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes