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Botanical Gardens is a cricket ground and public reserve in Nelson, Nelson Region, New Zealand.It is located in Nelson's town belt, next to Botanical Reserve. The trigonometrical 'Centre of New Zealand', Botanical Hill, is located beside the park.The first recorded cricket match held on the ground came in January 1873 when Nelson played Auckland. The ground later held a first-class match when Nelson played Wellington on 31 December 1883, which Nelson won by 39 runs. Besides cricket, the ground also saw one of the first rugby matches to be played in New Zealand, between Nelson College and a group of local players on 14 May 1870. Wikipedia

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Private Wellington Full Day Sightseeing Tour

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Botanic View, Auckland

On this amazing private tour you will see the top attractions in Wellington city has to offer! You will be driven around the rugged coast line to Red Rocks with the South Island providing the backdrop. Discover the stunning views from Mt Victoria, ride the Cable Car and wander through the Botanical Gardens, before visiting Old St Paul's Church and Parliament grounds with the iconic Beehive building Lunch is taken at Chocolate Fish cafe by the beach and we tour Peter Jackson's film empire at Weta Cave.

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Akaroa Shore Excursion: Banks Peninsula, Christchurch City and Giants House Tour

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Botanic View, Auckland

A unique shore excursion from Akaroa which combines a tour of the Banks Peninsula and Christchurch with a guided tour of the famous Giant's House. While your ship is berthed at port, travel from Akaroa to Christchurch via the Akaroa Highway affording some beautiful views of the Banks Peninsula. After a brief stop at the Botanical Gardens, set off on a guided tour of the city centre which highlights the earthquake damage of 2011 with its rebuild efforts and surviving landmarks. Here you'll make a stop with time to explore on foot. Afterwards, head up to the Sign of the Takahe on the Port Hills with some incredible views of Christchurch, the Canterbury Plains and the Southern Alps, before heading back to Akaroa where a guided tour of the famous Giants House, with its stunning sculptures and gardens, have been arranged for your enjoyment.

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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland (return)

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Botanic View, Auckland

You will enjoy this trip of a lifetime on a small group tour (with a maximum of 9 passengers) to the magical Hobbiton Movie Set, famous for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies. Beat the crowds with a guaranteed early access admission ticket on this full-day tour from Auckland. Join a 2-hour guided tour of the Hobbiton 12 acre set for an in-depth experience of this magical famous site. Have your photo taken beside a hobbit-hole, see where Bilbo Baggins lived and then top off your day with a complimentary drink at the Green Dragon Inn. This tour package takes all the stress out of your visit, with tickets to the film set and transport to and from Auckland provided in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan. There are no meals included, but you have time in Hobbiton to buy and eat food and shop for souvenirs before you return to Auckland. We have an optional stop at Auckland's Botanical Gardens or Mt Eden Summit (set on a dormant volcano) to admire either attraction.

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Explore Auckland’s Botanical Garden

Botanic View, Auckland

Private and Exclusive Chauffeur Driven Trip to Auckland’s Botanical Garden. Customer Oriented Professional Safe and Friendly Service. Vehicles are well groomed and maintained for hygiene safety and comfort of our passengers and drivers. Auckland Botanical Garden is located on Hill Road, Manurewa, covering 64 hectares (156 acres) of land, including 10 hectares of native forest. Auckland Botanic Gardens is a young garden by world standards. The Gardens attract more than 950,000 visitors each year and is a member of the New Zealand Gardens Trust, an organisation that assesses gardens for the quality of visitor experience and promotes garden visiting. A focus on creating unique gardens and landscapes has resulted in a spectacular garden with a distinctive South Pacific flavour. There are different types sculptures to see and learn about New Zealand.

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