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Truby King House and Garden is a 1.9ha heritage-listed estate in Melrose. The estate was once home to Sir Truby and Lady Isabella King - founders of the Plunket Society.

Today the gardens offer a picturesque slice of history. 

The garden Sir Truby planted in the 1920s of pines, roses, rhododendrons and azaleas is still there today, and maintained by Council gardeners. Entry is free.

The Truby King Mausoleum is also located in the garden.


  • Garden - open from dawn to dusk year round
  • House - the house is open for a tour once a year in November