New Zealand gardens, garden art

New Zealand Gardens and Landscape Architecture

A directory of New Zealand garden and garden design websites


Auckland gardens *

Gardens to Visit in Auckland, a directory.

Auckland Domain Wintergardens

The Ayrlies Garden

Eden Garden
Discover this peaceful sanctuary in the heart of Auckland.

Gardens To Visit in New Zealand
On this site you will find formal gardens, tropical gardens, native gardens,
vegetable gardens, potager gardens and many other designs.

Auckland Botanic Gardens

New Zealand Flower and Garden Show, Auckland
New Zealand’s major gardening exhibition.

Auckland Garden DesignFest

Great Auckland gardens. Localist

Heroic Gardens, an Auckland summer garden festival.

Parnell Rose Garden


Cascade Fountain Gardens, Tauranga.

Christchurch *

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Directories of gardens *

Gardens To Visit in New Zealand
On this site you will find formal gardens, tropical gardens, native gardens,
vegetable gardens, potager gardens and many other designs.

Go Gardening
A New Zealand resource for gardeners. A-Z index, ideas, plants, events, garden finder, photographs, children’s page. 

New Zealand Gardens Trust/Find a Garden
The New Zealand Gardens Trust ‘Find a Garden’  website, a
comprehensive source of New Zealand gardens open to the public.


Efil Doog Garden, Wellington
An art garden for the garden hobbyist or professional plants person. 


Feng Shui. The Fen Shui Institute of New Zealand (FSINZ).

Floral Art Mall
Tips, information and lessons on floral art.

Floral Art Society of New Zealand


Garden and Artfest, Tauranga.

Garden Design Society of New Zealand
A garden design information site. 


Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton

Hamilton Gardens Summer Festival
A summer arts festival held in the magnificant settings within the Hamilton Gardens. Their programme includes: theatre, music, pantomime, Shakespeare, major concerts, emerging artists, visual art and more.

Heroic Gardens, an Auckland summer garden festival. 


Landscape design *

a web directory for the landscape industry. It also has resource pages for the public as well as a nationwide directory of everything to do with landscaping ? from designers, to architects, contractors, and suppliers.

Isthmus a New Zealand-based design practice with an international profile in executing award-winning landscape architecture, urban design and landscape planning. They are a design-focused, collaborative and innovative team with offices in Auckland, Tauranga and Wellington.

Magazines *

NZ House & Garden

NZ Gardener Magazine

Kiwi Gardener


New Zealand Gardens Online
New Zealand gardens to visit, articles, photographs.

Ngatea Water Gardens, Ngatea (1 hour from Auckland)
Picturesque gardens amongst the free-ranging birds, fountains, waterwheels, waterfalls and vast variety of plantlife. Pass through themed gardens, including a castle setting with King Arthur’s sword in a stone, and an old farmyard complete with a barn surrounded by vintage machinery.

Nursery and Garden Association, New Zealand

Oamaru Public Gardens


Pukekura Park, New Plymouth

Private gardens *

Private Gardens in New Zealand.  Gardens To Visit


Queenstown *

Garden Tours Queenstown New Zealand 
A personalised, fun and informative Queenstown sightseeing tour visiting a variety of country residential gardens in and around Queenstown NZ. Daily departures during spring and summer.


Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture (RNZIH)
Image galleries of New Zealand plants.

Sculpture gardens *

Gibbs Farm

Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens

Sculptureum. Matakana, Auckland

Top ten: Sculpture walks. NZ Herald 


Tauranga Garden and Art Fest (Bay of Plenty)
Over 80 of the Bay of Plenty’s finest gardens providing the stunning backdrop for works of art.

Trotts Garden, Canterbury
Trott’s Garden was recently awarded the prestigious “Award of Garden Excellence” by the Canterbury Horticultural Society, for gardens considered to be outstanding for their horticultural value in plant material, cultivation, design, construction, and maintenance. Woodland, bog and formal gardens.



Botanic Gardens, Wellington City Council

Otari-Wilton’s Bush Native Botanic Garden


is the world’s first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary, with an extraordinary 500-year vision to restore a Wellington valley’s forest and freshwater ecosystems as closely as possible to their pre-human state.