Welcome to Kete Pukekura Park 

Getting Started

Pukekura Park main gate (photo Elise Smith) 

Plants and Trees




Park People

Lakes and Waterways

Educational Resources
Web Links

Your gateway to information about the ecology and history of Pukekura Park and Brooklands.

The Pukekura Park Portal Project combines maps of Pukekura Park and the on-line library of resources relating to the botanic gardens, the wildlife, and the people who have worked for the Park.

The mapping service is hosted by DataMap and the resources are held here in "kete.pukekura". As you explore the kete you will see images, hear audio files and read documents which relate to plants and places in the Park. If these have been linked to the map, you will be able to locate them - and plan a walk in the Park.

Please click on this link to visit the Friends of Pukekura Park website for general information, news and events calendar.
Friends of Pukekura Park, New Plymouth, Inc.

To contact us click here

or write to us at:

PO Box 484
New Plymouth 4340
New Zealand
Aerial view of Pukekura Park (photo Derek Hughes)



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Add your data about the animals making tracks in the tracking tunnels
The Poet's Bridge c1910.
  The Taranaki Herald reported on 24 April, 1883 that, "the lucky winner who drew The Poet in the Auckland
Suratura Balloon Carnival 24/11/1910.
  On the 24th of November 1910 the Beebe Balloon Company inflated a hot air balloon at Pukekura Park in
Breidecker's Vineyard, Kohukohu, 1899.
Vineyard established in Pukekura Park - 1875
As part of the InterCreate EcoSapienz event we propose a speculative creative project in the gardens, one we hope that

The Pukekura Park Kete with map viewer was made possible through funding from the NZ Digital Strategy Community Partnership Fund in 2007.

The kete links community archives to online maps in a Geographic Information System developed by the Friends of Pukekura Park and MAIN Trust NZ, a Charitable Trust which has developed online mapping systems for community use.

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Visit the Friends of Pukekura Park website with information about the Park, how to join, events and news.

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