Events

TAURANGA

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

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

August 24-25 Waitakere Orchid Club Show, 10am-4pm, Kelston Community Centre, free.

September 23 Waikato Orchid Society 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

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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