6 November 2021

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Phone 021772217

Contact Person Maree McNulty

Email maree.mcnulty@gmail.com

Website http://www.hillcrestnormal.school.nz/ggt2021

The organising team is working hard to make the garden tour and plant sale happen safely for our garden owners, ticketholders and volunteers, while also monitoring the COVID-19 alert levels and government guidelines.

Here’s what we know so far:

The Great Garden Tour and Plant Sale will go ahead if Waikato is in Level 1 or 2.
The event will be postponed or cancelled in Level 3 or 4.

A fabulous day out for garden-lovers, plant fans, and anyone needing outdoor inspiration.

Gather a group or take your favourite plants-person for a day touring 12 fantastic gardens in Tamahere, Matangi, Hillcrest and Hamilton East, many open to the public for the first time ever!

From formal and manicured to minimal and low maintenance, in the city or sprawling countryside, The Great Garden Tour has something for every style and every budget.

All proceeds from the garden tour and plant sale will help raise funds for a much needed all-weather covered outdoor space for the children at HNS.

PLUS: Massive spring plant sale bargains!

Tour ticket holders get an exclusive 1-hour early access to the massive spring plant sale, on the same day at the Hillcrest Normal School (HNS) hall.

Take your pick from a huge range of plants, including vegetables, herbs, flowers and perennials. There are incredible bargains to be had.

All plants have been lovingly propagated or grown by students at HNS, a proud Green-Gold EnviroSchool, with support from the local community.

8.30 – 9.30am Exclusive early access for The Great Garden Tour ticket holders only
9.30am – 1pm Open to the general public, everyone welcome!

Buy your tickets now!

Entry to The Great Garden Tour is by ticket only. No Ticket sales on the day.

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The perfect base to explore
New Zealand's central North Island

Cambridge is close to some of New Zealand's major international attractions like Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Hamilton Gardens and Tauranga. Yet with plenty of unique local attractions, events and dining options - and a friendly, relaxed town ambience - you may not want to leave!

Attractions Map

Sanctuary Mountain

30 min

Hamilton Gardens

15 min

Cambridge i-Site


1 hr

Waitomo Caves

50 min


1 hr 45 min


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