Glow worm guided walk
7.30pm, Friday 26 September
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.
School holiday sessions
Tuesdays 30 September and 7 October
Thursdays 2 and 9 October
For more details see School Holiday Sessions - Can We Build It?
Get ready for the Spring Festival - nine days of walks, talks, events, adventures and, of course, thousands of spring blooms. Key dates:
For more information and to see the calendar of events, go to: Spring Festival
- 20 September: The festival will open with Otari-Wilton's Bush open day
- 21 September: Tulip Sunday at the Botanic Garden
- 27 September: Kids' Day Out at the Botanic Garden
Buggy walk in the Botanic Garden
Big annual buggy walk
Thursday 2 October
Bundle your children into their buggies and join Sport Wellington and Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Buggy Walk. Stroll round the tulips and other floral delights at the Botanic Garden. There are spot prizes, goodie bags and free Caffe L’Affare coffee for participants. Visit buggywalk.co.nz
Meet: The Dell, behind the Lady Norwood Rose Garden
Time: 10am–12 noon
1pm - 3pm, 30 November, The Soundshell
Schools from around the region are putting on a concert to support fundraising for the new Children's Garden in the Botanic Garden. At the concert, you can also visit the site and see the plans for the Children’s Garden.
There is an error in Council's Our Wellington Spring issue publication; 30 November is the correct date for the Kids' Concert.