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Te Henui Cemetery

173 Lemon Street | Strandon, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
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What a beautiful cemetery

It is cared for by volunteers who are doing an excellent job. So full of trees and plants, a... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Zan N
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
Is this the best garden in N.P.?

Quite possible that this cemetery is the best inner city "garden" for people looking for a quick... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Mike S
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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173 Lemon Street | Strandon, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
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"spring bulbs"
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"hard working volunteers"
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"large trees"
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"dogs love"
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"relaxing place"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"old trees"
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"worth a visit"
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"ancestors"
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"gardeners"
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"inspiration"
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"gardening"
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"burst"
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

It is cared for by volunteers who are doing an excellent job. So full of trees and plants, a lovely cemetery. Also in talking to one of the volunteers, she was able to point me in the direction of my ancestors. Fascinating. Well done volunteers

Thank Zan N
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Quite possible that this cemetery is the best inner city "garden" for people looking for a quick fix of peace and tranquility in their day. Such a stunning array of colour and variety at this time of year. A delightful community asset. Big ups to...More

3  Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This cemetery can be accessed off the Te Henui Cycle/Walkway but it is much larger than most people think which almost makes it a destination in itself.

Thank Narziss
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Went to Te Henui to find some family graves and as I pondered on the cemetery map I was offered help from two of the voluntary gardeners,Susan and Mary, whose knowledge of the cemetery included knowing where to find the graves that the website said...More

1  Thank KatePnz
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

A beautiful od cemetery. If you choose the right season its full of flowering plants and trees. A geat history lesson and relaxing place.

1  Thank Bronwyn H
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous place to visit. Peaceful and tranquil. Lovely plants and rich in history, in its own way. Unique and it will be a place that will regularly visit.

1  Thank David P
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely cemetery to wander through. The gardens are just gorgeous. Beautiful trees and flowers that are well maintained. The graveyard map was very helpful in finding the particular graves of ancestors we wanted, but the help of one of the gardeners was...More

1  Thank Ah62
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

For a different stroll in New Plymouth, I recommend a visit to Te Henui Cemetery. Here you can read inscriptions of the lives of the early New Plymouth citizens. Added to this is the beauty of the place with its great variety of flowers, shrubs...More

2  Thank ratawilliams
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The flowers and plants are an inspiration to the artist, plant lover and gardener. The work is done by four dedicated volunteers who are also very knowledgeable about the graves and very happy to assist visitors looking for ancestors. Please help by donating plants to...More

1  Thank Libranace
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Beautifully maintained gardens where you can roam around for a half day taking in the history and atmosphere of the place. Very close to the CBD, free parking and free entrance. A lot of effort has been put in to keep this historical site in...More

Thank AbhayHamilton
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