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Stunning for a Cemetery

We visitied here as a last attraction in our tour. It was gorgeous, so much pride in the new... read more

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North Island, New Zealand
Amazes and revives every time.

This is without a doubt, my favourite spot in New Plymouth. Given how beautiful this place is, that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rosy S
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173 Lemon Street | Strandon, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
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Reviewed today

We visitied here as a last attraction in our tour. It was gorgeous, so much pride in the new plantings and flowers by the many local volunteers. There were a few gardening and beautifying a once very old tired looking cemetery. Such a peaceful pretty...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strangely I find wandering in cemeteries to be a peaceful and Te Henui is well kept and manicured and a nice place for a reflective stroll

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 470trevorl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is without a doubt, my favourite spot in New Plymouth. Given how beautiful this place is, that is high praise. There is a certain magic in this cemetery that is unlike anywhere else. The tireless efforts of the volunteers most certainly contribute. When you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rosy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard about the work done by Susan and her team so we were keen to come and have a look. No wonder it rated a show in the Taranaki Garden Festival. Such a beautifully planted, serene yet vibrant area. So good to get recognition...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Treat yourself to a garden that is, in it's own way, as good as any in New Plymouth. A small crew of dedicated volunteers have created a wonderful sense of ambience in this little used graveyard that might have become a sad, neglected place, were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 22,007
Reviewed 31 October 2018

If you have not been ... it is a must Particularly beautiful at the moment .... but every season brings new beauty The volunteers rock and offer so much ...... they are so generous with time and expertise as well as creating a superb space...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mia C
Reviewed 12 October 2018

So easy to walk around and check out the history of families. Matching up names with their families.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Go262857
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This place is beautiful all year round, but in the spring it is sensational. If you are here as a tourist or local it is a must see. The New Plymouth District Council staff work very hard here to make this place a garden paradise....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue C
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Even if you have only ten minutes to spare it is worth a slow drive around the road inside Te Henui Cemetery to admire the beautiful flowers planted by the volunteers. But if you have more time a walk around is best. Do explore the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JAA13
Reviewed 29 September 2018

I walk through the Te Henui Cemetery at least once a day and it is becoming more and more beautiful because of the unstinting efforts of the enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers. One of the men gave an impromptu history of the place to four of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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