your hosts

Goodin Country Garden is home to hosts, Chris & Steak Goodin.

The garden has been developed over the last 25 years and created around the family farmhouse.

Garden plantings are with prominent New Plymouth florist, 'Nicci Goodin Designer Florist' in mind.

The garden is nestled amongst large trees and includes spacious lawns, roses,

rhododendrons and many other plants of colour and interest.  

The Garden is part of the Taranaki Garden Festival. Commencing late Oct/ early Nov every year!

Chris and Steak have recently joined the Bed and Breakfast Association.

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Find out more about your hosts - Chris & Steak QSM.

Retired Dairy Farmers with 6 Children and 12 Grandchildren. 

Nominated NZ Racehorse Breeders of the Year 2018

NZ Champion Racehorse, Kawi also retired here.

40 years looking after Troubled Youth.

Helped bring Life Education Trust to Taranaki 20 years ago.

Helped Set up START programme in Taranaki.

Horses Helping Humans the Sue Spence programme based at Warea Stables.

Chris is a dressmaker, bridal / Opera Dress designer. She has sewn and travelled with Dame Malvina Major over many years.