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Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift?


What about a Gift Voucher?
You can purchase a gift voucher for any amount - it can be spent on admission or maybe in our fantastic gift store. Or you could purchase a family pass - with the school holidays looming, a great gift for visiting grandparents and family friends. Either drop into the Pukaha Mount Bruce Visitor Centre to purchase or give us a call on 06 375 8004.

How about Sponsoring a Hectare?


From just $25, you can sponsor a piece of Pukaha. Each sponsor gets a certificate with their name on it, or the name they request to go on the certificate. A great gift for that hard to buy for person!
For all the details and to purchase, visit www.pukaha.org.nz/hectare or contact the Pukaha Mount Bruce Visitor Centre on 06 375 8004.


Or maybe an annual Membership
From just $60, give the gift of unlimited entry to Pukaha. Perfect for those people who are passionate about nature or time poor people who can only drop in for a limited time - they will see something new and exciting every time they visit!
Purchase a membership online by clicking here, call us on 06 3758004 or drop into the Visitor Centre.
Enjoy your Christmas holiday break - maybe we'll see you here at Pukaha!
Helen Tickner, General Manager
www.pukaha.org.nz

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