Tupare is an Arts and Crafts-inspired property established in 1932 by the Matt hews family. Sculpted into a hillside above the Waiwhakaiho River, it features a Chapman-Taylor house set in the grounds with secluded garden rooms, elegant borders and majestic trees.
Tupare has free guided walks during the festival at 2pm daily and free house tours half-hourly from 9.30am – 12.30pm. The mobility vehicle, available for less-able guests, runs before and after each house tour only. Please let us know beforehand if you are bringing large groups during this busy time. Guided walks and house tours can be booked privately outside of the festival on the website for a fee.
Sat 30 Oct – Sun 31 Oct, 9.30am – 4pm.
Taranaki Symphony Orchestra and Ensembles perform on the tennis court. Tea and home baking available to purchase.
Mon 1 Nov – Sun 7 Nov.
The Shaker Tin will be serving fresh coffee, smoothies and treats.
Sat 6 Nov – Sun 7 Nov. 10am – 4pm.
An Art Exhibition with local Taranaki artist Ella Volino in The Cottage.
Tupare is open all day every day. Free admission. It is owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council.