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Bason Botanic Gardens, Whanganui (3rd of 5)

Bason Botanic Gardens, Whanganui

Located on the north-western outskirts of Whanganui city, the Bason Botanic Gardens, developed between 1980 and 2000, are an example of a modern public garden. There are six themed areas in a 25-hectare parkland setting. These aloes and palms are in the subtropical section of the garden.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Maggy Wassilieff. 'Public gardens - Types of public garden', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 16-Nov-12
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18805/bason-botanic-gardens-whanganui