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Parnell Rose Gardens Part 2

Another visit to Parnell Rose Gardens on the way home. It’s entirely free and so here are some views of this park. It was once privately owned as a Diary Farm by the Gillies family but it was also confiscated by the New Zealand Government. I’m not sure the situation of this. I guess the government had a reason at the time.

There is hundreds of Roses grown here and to visit you are in for a treat. There are seats to sit on and I believe the original homestead is used for special occasions.

#1 Variegated Rose of Three

One rose in a bunch of roses like it. 

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#2 Arch. Can you spot the bird?

Cars go through it. Another non human visitor went through the arch.

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#3 Bee inside the Rose

Here is a bee inside carrying pollen. There are many bees in this garden. 

#4 Old villa across the road

Looking at this grand home from the Parnell Rose gardens.

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#5 Seat by the Parnell Gardens

A romantic place for a tryst?

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#6 Orange Roses

Some of many of a bunch. 

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