Kōrero: City parks and green spaces

Pukekura Park ashtray

Pukekura Park ashtray

Pukekura Park in New Plymouth has long been one of New Zealand’s best-known green spaces. It features on this ashtray, produced by Royal Grafton of England in the 1950s. When the park was created in 1875 it was largely treeless, but replanting has resulted in an attractive tree-filled space overlooked by Mt Taranaki (Mt Egmont).

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Puke Ariki - Taranaki Museum & Library
Reference: PA2006.176

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'City parks and green spaces - Early parks in smaller centres', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/20565/pukekura-park-ashtray (accessed 16 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010