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Welcome to The Native Plant Nursery (in receivership) where all our plants are grown by specialists whose vast knowledge and expertise is part of every plant you purchase. Our garden centres are a resource, not just for plants, but for information, so you grow the most productive and best possible vegetation projects. We want our plants to grow successfully so we put great care into giving each plant an optimum start at The Native Plant Nurseries.

Ask our team for our full catalogue and reference guide. The comprehensive plant listings are supported by a reference key with ‘species tolerance’ and ‘use’ symbols.

Listed prices do not include GST which will be added when you confirm your order.

Please allow a minimum of five (5) working days for dispatch or collection of your order during our busy season in winter and spring.  

All website orders are dispatched from our original Taupo nursery. Current dispatch time is ten (10) working days .

Upto 23 Taupo staff (part-time & full-time) will require new employment from late October - early November.  These staff offer skills in production, stock control & maintenance, dispatch, logistics, wholesale, retail and website sales, website management, administration and general hand/labourer, they also possess quad bike, tractor, forklift and truck driving ability.  Would all prospective employers in the first instance make contact with the Taupo nursery on 07 378 5450.

Receivership :The Native Plant Nursery Limited was placed into receivership on 30 April 2018 with the appointment of Andrew Bethell and James Greenway of BDO Auckland as joint and several receivers and managers of the Company. Please note that the receivers act as agents of the Company without personal liability.

Business as Usual:It is the Receivers’ intention to continue to operate the business as usual and the Receivers have sought and obtained the support of staff and key suppliers to help ensure that there is no disruption to our customers.

All Gift vouchers purchased prior to receivership are not redeemable.

Current Specials - mix of older second grade stock

Carex virgata

Regular Price: $1.11

Special Price $1.10


Memorable gifts that keep on giving make ideal presents for birthdays, Christmas and special occasions. Delivered to your door and beautifully packaged, Gift Boxes make the receiver special.

Non-Native Plants


Taupo Garden Centre – (07) 378-5450
155 Centennial Dr Taupo
7 days from 9am-4:30pm Weekdays and from 9am-4:00pm Weekends

Taupo Nursery – (07) 378-5450
8am-4:30pm Monday to Friday
Place orders 5 days in advance for collection on weekends

South Auckland Nursery – Closed to the Public.
Trade enquiries and orders 100 units + please email:

Head Office –(09) 235-3543
P O Box 583, Waiuku, 2341