Events Calendar

Kids' concert

12.30pm - 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.
Cost: Free

There is an error in Council's Our Wellington Spring issue publication; 30 November is the correct date for the Kids' Concert. 

A botanic buzz for everyone

11am, Sunday 18 January

In this easy downhill walk we will look at

  • the goings-on inside trees
  • the links between plants, light and colour
  • evolution of the flower
  • friendly and not-so-friendly aspects of plant chemistry
  • the fascinating world of some ground-level flora and fungi
  • why the turkey oak is not Turkish

and other oddities of our botanical world.
Meet at the Cable Car Entrance for this 90 minute stroll.
Cost: $4

Borage in the Herb Garden, experiencing pollination from a friendly local bee.

Borage in the Herb Garden


The Herb Garden

11am, Monday 26 January

A tour of the Herb Garden when it is at its best, looking at the fragrant, medicinal, culinary and domestic uses of herbs. Meet at the fountain in the Rose Garden for this easy 75 minute walk with one uphill section.
Cost: $4

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