Christchurch and Canterbury Sights


  • Governors Bay-Teddington Rd. Map It
  • Lyttelton
  • Garden/Arboretum
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

Sir Miles Warren is one of New Zealand's foremost architects with a pedigree as large as his garden. Ohinetahi, which is also the Māori name for the area, features not only his large, stone, colonial villa, but also his immaculate garden—considered one of the best formal gardens in the country. Blending Sir Miles's eye for detail and design with a stunning situation this garden maximizes the use of "garden rooms"—the red room being particularly memorable—hedging, and color.

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Governors Bay-Teddington Rd., Lyttelton, Canterbury, 8971, New Zealand

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Sight Details:

  • $NZ15
  • Mid-Sept.–Dec. 23, weekdays 10–4; Jan. 7–end of Mar., weekends by appointment; closed Apr.–mid-Sept

Published 07/22/2015


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