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Hurunui Garden Festival Nov 2-4

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The cover of our event guide features the stunning Amberley House. Angie and Andy Mason welcome you to experience their piece of paradise. Once a private boarding school the homestead has a fascinating history. You can visit their garden during the festival as well as take a tour of the house and an art exhibition (optional extra).

EVENT : Amberley House are hosting a Garden Party
Sunday November 4 - see details in the Amberley Festival Guide.

Gorgeous gardens and warm hospitality on offer at Hurunui Garden Festival


You’re invited to enjoy a weekend of gorgeous gardens and warm country hospitality at the Hurunui Garden Festival.


From Friday 2nd to Sunday 4thNovember 2018, the owners of 21 private gardens from Amberley to Gore Bay, and Hawarden to Hanmer Springs are welcoming visitors to explore and enjoy their gardens. All 21 gardens are open daily from 9am to 5pm.


It costs adults $10 to visit each garden, payable on the day as you enter each garden. Children accompanied by an adult may enter for free. You can pre-purchase tickets from iSITE Hanmer Springs by calling 0800 442-663 or emailing

The Festival opens with a gala dinner on Friday 2ndNovember at 7pm at the Heritage Hanmer Springs. Garden designers Kim Odering and Dan Rutherford are the guest speakers, and Hurunui Mayor Winton Dalley will officially open the Festival. Tickets are $59 per person and available from iSITE Hanmer Springs by calling 0800 442-663 or emailing


There's also a programme of garden events to educate, entertain and inspire you. While you're enjoying our gardens and warm hospitality, we hope you'll sample our wineries, cafes, and the natural attractions that make Hurunui District such a great place to visit.


There's so much to experience and enjoy at the Hurunui Garden Festival. We're inviting you to join us for a weekend in the gorgeous gardens of the Hurunui. For more information visit our website:

The Hurunui Garden Festival Guide
your essential guide to the 21 gardens opening and maps for the regions.

To order your copy please contact
iSITE Hanmer Springs Phone 0800 442 663
or to view the guide online click here
Hurunui Garden Festival Guide

Festival Opening Night Dinner
November 2 at the Heritage Hotel

Enjoy a delicious smorgasbord dinner with a glass of bubbles.
Meet garden owners and enjoy a stimulating evening in the beautiful Heritage Hanmer Springs.

Guest Speakers - Dan Rutherford and Kim Odering

Event Tickets - $59 per person
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