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1999 - 2011

The cat who adopted the garden

Top of Threatened Species Garden, by Treehouse

Long-serving Botanic Garden “staff” member Basil was put to sleep on 20 September. Although only 12 years old, he had cancer.

Red-haired and handsome, Basil was argua.....

gps entered

It can be seen on the Treehouse balcony

"The Bee Lady" was displayed in Civic Square as part of a Wellington Festival of the Arts,and was donated to the city by an anonymous benefactor.

The sculptor, Alison C.....

Live on Air

celebrates the 50th anniversary of the

opening of the Lady Norwood Begonia House in 1961.

This installation was made possible

Tillandsia display warm end of the Begonia House

Photographs of the function; guests at function, Mr Wayne Norwood addressing guests and at the ribbon cutting ceremony, and guest speaker Professor Swee Tan

This Tea House was presented

to the citizens of Wellington by

Sir Walter & Lady.....

Outside Begonia House door close to Cafe entrance

You who walk, maybe with troubled thoughts,

come, enter here and rest;

and may the .....

Ludlam Way south end

Bronze plaque on seat

In Loving Memory of

J. H. C. Bidwill

1915 - 1988

Duck Pond

Bronze plaque on seat

Rae Marion Bloomfield

1926 - 2005)

Gordon Bruce Bloomfield.....

On William Bramley Drive Main Garden

Bronze plaque on seat

Body to Soul. 1997. Mary-Louise Browne. A joint venture between the Wellington Sculpture Trust and the Wellington City Council. Creative NZ. Arts Council of New Zealand. Toi Aotearoa.
Top of Norwood Path
This black granite staircase is designed to follow the natural incline of the site and provide a means for the viewer to climb to a grove of beautiful evergreens on the boundary of the Botanic .....
Bronze plaque

This tree was planted in

loving memory of

M J Bos (Rob),

Beside Anderson Park, close to Kinross Street

Bronze plaque at base of tree

No plaque

On the Herb Garden grass bank below the sundial, above Pine Hill Path

A tree planted for Anna Brady in August 1985.

The plant died and was removed by garden staff in 1999.

A replacement Prunus was planted in the.....

Win Fried H. Bredgens

Peace & Freedom: Aotearoa

Duck Pond

Bronze plaque on seat

Inner Form by

Henry Moore 1898 - 1986.

Presented to the City of Wellington

On Salamanca Lawn

Bronze Form sculpture by Henry Moore on the Salamanca Lawn.

Presented by Fletcher Challenge in 1988, and moved from Midland Park to its present site in 1995.


Bolton Street Memorial Park, by lawn by the Memorial Chapel.

Informative plaque regarding removal of bodies during the construction of the motorway

To commemorate the life of

William Barratt

who arrived in Wellingt.....

Bolton Street Memorial Park, around Chapel paving area

Public Cemetery; Church of England Cemetery
Bolton Street Memorial Park. On Robertson Way, just past everygreen magnolia. Plaque and brick markers along boundary (bricks partly hidden by grass - position indicated). Third, Jewish Ceme.....

In loving memory of



On bank opposite motorway pedestrian bridge.

Bronze plaque at base of tombstone

Donated by

Wellington Historical and Early Settlers’ Association

19 May 1994<.....

Bolton Street Memorial Park, around the Chapel paving area

Helmut Einhorn

1911 – 1988

Architect and town planner with t.....

Bolton Street Memorial Park, around Chapel paving area.

Entrance Gate by Seddon Memorial

Bolton Hotel and the Harris Rose

. The roses in this garden

are from cuttings of th.....

At the entrance to the Bolton Street Memorial Park by the Anglican Mortuary Chapel, Bolton Street

The ship Bolton took 154 days to reach Wellington from the UK

Bronze plaque on garden edge