RACHEL VOGAN - THE HAPPY GARDENER

We are proud to have Rachel as the Tai Tapu Garden Tour Ambassador! Between 1 and 3pm there will be the opportunity to chat with Rachel and draw on her expertise at Garden Six.

Follow her on Facebook at The Happy Gardener NZ, listen to her on Radio Live on Sunday mornings or read her monthly columns in Kiwi Gardener. 

TAI TAPU SCHOOL PLANT STALL & RAFFLE
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Our wonderful Plant Stall situated at one of the gardens will be selling a wide range of: roses, ferns, seedlings, trees, natives and more. Cash only.

A raffle will be also be on offer with awesome prizes including a return trip for two on the

Tranz Alpine, a night's accommodation in Tai Tapu, Rossendale Wine, Barrys Bay

cheese vouchers, a Gebbie's Garden Cafe voucher and a family pass to Quail Island!

FOOD AND DRINK OPTIONS

Plan a stop for lunch at one of the fabulous eateries Tai Tapu has to offer:

The Raspberry Cafe - limited tables available, book now! 

Mention you are part of the tour and The Raspberry Cafe will donate $5 of every

main meal to Tai Tapu School.  Bookings essential, phone 03 329 6979

Pre order a delicious lunch box created by The Store @ Tai Tapu. This includes

a club sandwich, savoury muffin, a bliss ball, fruit and a sweet treat.  Eat this at

your leisure, or at Garden Four whilst listening to live music on the lawn.

These can be ordered from our Eventfinda tickets page and can be collected

when you pick up your garden map from Tai Tapu School.

The Bicycle Thief:  We are thrilled that The Bicycle Thief has reopened at 136

Old Tai Tapu Rd.

On the day of the Tai Tapu Garden tour they are offering an all day special:

Any pizza $15 or any pizza and Italian soda $20

The Bicycle Thief will kindly donate $2 from each pizza sold to Tai Tapu School. 

When ordering please mention that you are on the tour.

Their delicious, handcrafted food can be enjoyed at the restaurant, or as a

take-away to enjoy on the lawn at Garden Four - wood-fired pizza, pasta, salads,

fresh baking and coffee!

The Tap:  The Tai Tapu Hotel menu offers sharing platters, bar snacks, traditional burgers and fish & chips through to a full menu of delicious items.

FOR LOVERS OF FINE AUTOMOBILES

While enjoying the gorgeous gardens, take some time to admire the display of classic Jaguar cars that will be on display at one of our gardens, courtesy of the Jaguar Drivers' Club of Christchurch.

 

 

 

 

 

TAI TAPU CHURCH AND LIBRARY

Visit the historic local church and library.  Sir Heaton Rhodes built the church as a memorial to his wife.  The library was completed in 1932 and was designed by Cecil Woods and is a category 1 historic building. It has recently been reopened after extensive repairs following damage from the earthquake.

 
A SPECIAL THANK YOU, TO OUR GOLD & SILVER SPONSORS