Park is located in the heart of the city of new Plymouth in
Taranaki region in New Zealand. The park has an area of 128
acres. The Pukekura Park is a very popular park in New Plymouth.
The park is much visited by residents and tourists. The park
opens as from 7.30 in the morning. The park has lot of
attractions for children and adults. In 1876 the park opened as
the 15ha Recreation Ground and had the same name till 1908. Then
it changed to Pukekura Park. When you are visiting New Plymouth
you can also visit the Brooklands Zoo open to visitors as from
8.30 am everyday. The Zoo is home of different animals, as the
capuchin monkeys, otters, animals from farm, cotton-top tamarin
monkeys and also an endangered red panda species. The zoo is
located near the Brooklands Bowl in the Pukukera Park. The
Fernery is also in the park, it has three glass topped caverns
constructed in a hillside, and you will be able to discover
there a large variety of plants.