Ka whakatipū i te whenua ka ora tatou

Cultivate the land

and give life to the people

Learn to grow your own fresh fruit and vegetables
at one of our Auckland Teaching Gardens

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Learn

Learn all the skills and techniques you need to be self-sufficient

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Cultivate

Plant your seeds and watch them grow

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Grow

Cultivate your seedlings with our mentors on hand to help

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Enjoy

Harvest your crop and enjoy the tasty fresh produce you have grown

Everything you need – soil, seeds, water, bees, compost and fertilisers – know your own plot!

You might not know the difference between a pea and pumpkin when they are in the ground, but we are here to help! Start with some sunlight, seed, soil and water and a plot at one of our gardens.

Our mission is to revitalise sustainable gardening
and promote whanau and community wellbeing

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Registered bee keepers and hives to aid pollination.

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Are you a school or educational community group?

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Outstanding community recreation award.

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Learn to prepare and cook the things you grow.

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Enjoy delicious food from our Kai Waka at your next event.

Become a mentor

Do you have a passion for gardening and love sharing your knowledge?

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News & Events

Come along to one of our educational events to learn about and apply for your own plot.

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Partner with us

& help make a difference.

“It’s about doing something for the future children of New Zealand,”
Yvonne Thomas