Events Calendar

Rose garden

Guided walks 

Anzac Day Walk of Remembrance

1.30pm, Friday 25 April

This walk looks at plants from some of the countries involved in the World Wars and plants associated with peace and remembrance. Meet at the Cable Car entrance for this easy 60-minute walk.
Cost: $4.

This walk replaces the regular 3rd Sunday of the month walk.

The Rose Garden and its amazing story

11am, Monday 28 April

The Lady Norwood Rose Garden was not always the beautiful garden it is today - learn why during this 60-minute stroll. Meet at the Begonia House. If it's wet, the talk will take place in Begonia House.
Cost: $4.

Glow worm guided walk

7.30pm, Friday 2 May

Meet at the Founders’ entrance on Glenmore Street for this fascinating glimpse into the world of the glow-worm. The tour takes about one hour. Please bring a torch.
Cost: $5 for adults, children under 12 free.

Titoki Egg painting by Helen Mechen

Titoki Egg painting by Helen Mechen


Get in closer

1 April - 2 May

A love of nature and a fascination with microscopy inspired Helen Mechen to create paintings that are a mixture of scale, texture, form, and colour, drawn from the stunning natural beauty that surrounds us. The Treehouse is open 9am - 4pm weekdays, 10am - 3pm weekends, closed public holidays.
Cost: Free.

Young girl examining a flower with a magnifying glass.

Free school holiday sessions

10am - 12 noon
Tuesdays 22 and 29 April
Thursdays 24 April and 1 May

How do you make a garden? Meet our curators and find out.

For more information, see:
School Holiday programmes - Botanic Garden

More information

Location map.



Treehouse Visitor Centre, Wellington Botanic Garden

Phone (04) 499 1400
Fax (04) 499 1903
Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm
Weekends November - April: 10am - 3pm
Weekends May - October and public holidays: Closed