Events

TAURANGA

June 6 Day meeting, 10am. Members only, see newsletter for details.

June 19 Monthly meeting, 7pm, Wesley Church Hall annexe, 13th Ave, visitors welcome. Guest speaker: Barry on Cymbidium care.

July 1 Day meeting, a Sunday tour of growers in the Katikati area, from 10am at the first stop (ie, allow travel time to be there at 10am). Members only, see newsletter for details.

July 17 Monthly meeting, 7pm, Wesley Church Hall annexe, 13th Ave, visitors welcome. Guest speaker: Rob Price from Fernwood. A chance for people who have been using the company’s ponga products to ask questions and offer feedback. Products for sale.

August 1 Day meeting, 10am. Members only, see newsletter for details.

August 21 Monthly meeting, 7pm, Wesley Church Hall, visitors welcome. Guest speaker: Keith Smart on the 2017 World Orchid Conference in Ecuador.

September 5 Day meeting, 10am. Members only, see newsletter for details.

September 28-30 Tauranga Orchid Show, Racecourse, Greerton. No monthly meeting due to the show. Set-up day is September 27, all hands most welcome.

October 3 Day meeting, 10am. Members only, see newsletter for details.

October 23 Monthly meeting, 7.30pm, Wesley Church Hall annexe, 13th Ave, visitors welcome. Guest speaker: Sandra on orchids in Singapore.

November 7 Day meeting, 10am, Te Puna. Members only, see newsletter for details.

November 20 Monthly meeting, 7.30pm, Wesley Church Hall annexe, 13th Ave, visitors welcome. Guest speaker: Bring your problem plants in for analysis by our experts.

December 1 Christmas barbecue. Members only, see newsletter for details.

OTHER

New Zealand

June 1-4 OCNZ Judging Seminar & AGM, Whangarei.

June 2-3 Orchid Show, Whangarei, open to the public 10am-4pm (Sat) and 9am-3pm (Sun), Badminton Club Hall, 41 Porowini Ave.

June 24 North Show Winter Show, Milford.

July 29 Waikato Orchid Show, Hamilton Gardens, open to the public from 10am-3pm.

September 29-30 North Shore Orchid Show, Milford.

November 3-4 Sarcochilus & Other Orchids Show, Browns Bay, Auckland.

September 18-23, 2019 NZ Orchid Expo, Palmerston North.

Elsewhere

June 6-10 British Orchid Council RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, Chastworth House, Derbyshire, UK. A flower show with an orchid theme.

June 15-17 British Orchid Council Malvern Show, the UK’s largest orchid show.

July 18-22 Australian Orchid Conference, South Windsor, NSW features an extensive line up of speakers from Australia and overseas.

July 20-21 International Phalaenopsis Alliance Symposium, Los Angeles, California.

July 21-August 3 Orchid Extravaganza, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore.

July 26-30 North American Native Orchid Conference, Annapolis, Maryland, US.

September 1-2 Welsh Orchid Festival, National Botanic Gardens of Wales, Llanarthne.

October 6 Orchid Society of Great Britain Autumn Show, Wraysbury Village Hall, near Heathrow, UK.

November 2-4 British Orchid Congress & British Orchid Show, near Bath, UK.

November 18 Hardy Orchid Society Scientific Show, Kidlington (near Oxford), UK.

2019: July 24-26 Asia Pacific Orchid Conference, Sarawak; September 18-23 NZ Orchid Expo, Palmerston North, NZ.

2020: March World Orchid Conference, Taiwan.

2021: May 6-9 European Orchid Council Conference and Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2023: World Orchid Conference, Perth, Australia.

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