Friends of the Auckland Botanic Gardens operates guided tours on the Wiri Rambler.

The Wiri Rambler runs every Sunday, weather permitting and volunteers availability, from 12 noon at approximately half hour intervals. It also runs on Public Holidays and some Saturdays during the...

The Friends Painting Group grew from a workshop introducing botanical painting given by Sri Benham in the late 1990s.

A second followed and the idea for a regular group meeting was born with Sri as a regular tutor for the first few years. Exhibitions of members’ wor...

Welcome to Growing Friends - Growing Friends raises money for the Friends of the Auckland Botanic Gardens which then benefits the Gardens.

We do this by propagating plants from cuttings from the gardens. Also we bring other plants into our nursery to ...

Passionate about plants and books? Visit our library to find out about plants and gardening, research specialist topics and learn about the plants growing at the Gardens.

The library is in a separate building on the motorway side of the Visitor centre...