Auckland Botanic Gardens, Auckland, New Zealand is a botanical garden that covers 64 hectares in Manurewa, South Auckland. The first purchase of land by the Auckland Regional Authority (ARA) – predecessor of Auckland Regional Council (ARC) – dates back to 1968. Developments started in 1973. The garden was officially opened to the public in 1982. In that same year the first (and until now only) Visitors Guide was published. It now holds more than 10,000 plants.
Other articles related to "auckland botanic gardens, auckland, botanic gardens":
... (1982) - Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens ... An Auckland Regional Authority Project ... Auckland Regional Authority, Regional Parks Department (1989) - Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens, Working Party Review ...
Famous quotes containing the word gardens:
“The devout have laid out gardens in the desert.”
—Robert Duncan (b. 1919)