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Looking to do something different this Friday, Saturday & Sunday?
What about Devonshire Teas at Te Runanga Tearooms, in the Government Gardens
Friday 15th - 10.00am to 2.00pm or 4.00pm to 5.30pm
Saturday 16th – 10.00am to 2.00pm
Sunday 17th - 10.00am to 2.00pm
(A Western Heights High School 2020 Europe Trip Fundraiser)
PLUS listen to local artist Gillian singing in the Band Rotunda
This is FREE
Join a Guided Tour of our Stunning Historic Government Gardens
Leaving from the top of the steps by the Museum
Friday - 11.00am / 1.00pm / 2.00pm Friday
Guided by Julie Parsons (Creative Communities Co-ordinator) and Mark Paget (Council Open Space Operations Adviser)
Saturday – 11.00am / 2.00pm, guided by Council Staff
Sunday – 11.00am / 2.00pm, guided by Council Staff
This is also FREE
3 Day Tickets can be purchased from:
- Palmers Garden Centre, Sala St
- McLeods Booksellers, 1131 Pukuatua St
- Living Colour, 1197 Eruera St
or online at www.rotoruagardens.org.nz...