An akeake hedge screens the vegetable garden and creates a sheltered spot for a morning snack. Waxeyes love the fresh fruit.
The nature walk connecting front and back gardens is alive with birdsong.
Ferns and Chatham Island forget-me-nots feature on the shady side of the house. White tree lucerne flowers are a magnet for bellbirds and kereru.
Cercis 'Spring Snow' in flower.