November 20 Monthly meeting, 7pm, 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.

February 19 Plant Auction, 7pm, Wesley Church Hall, 13th Ave. All welcome.


New Zealand

December 8-9 Iwitahi Native Orchid Reserve Working Bee, on the Napier-Taupo Rd, staying at Sika Lodge, $90 (includes meals). To book a bunk email Bill.

January 19-20 Taranaki Orchid Show, New Plymouth. Earlybird registration available until December 31.

September 18-23 NZ Orchid Expo, Palmerston North.


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

January 19-20 British Paphiopedilum Society Meeting & AGM, Solihull, West Midlands.

January 19-20 Paphiopedilum Guild Meeting & Show, Santa Barbara, California.

January 25-27 Wild Orchids Southern Africa, Drakensburg,South Africa.

April 8-10 RHS London Orchid Show.

May 11-12 Glasgow Botanic Gardens Orchid Fair, Scotland

June 14-16 International Orchid Show, Malvern, UK.

July 24-28 Asia Pacific Orchid Conference & Show, Sarawak (Borneo Island).

August 21-26 Australasian Native Orchid Conference & Show, Strathpine, Queensland, Australia.

September 14-15 Sub-tropical Orchid Conference & Show, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.

2020: March World Orchid Conference, Taiwan.

2021: May 6-9 European Orchid Council Conference and Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Australian Orchid Conference & Show, Geelong, Victoria.

2023: World Orchid Conference, Perth, Australia.