North Taranaki

President/Secretary Lyn Proffit
12 Kennedy Place
New Plymouth 4312
ph 06 758 2802
email [email protected]

Members will be reminded of meetings by email.
Please offer a ride to members who may not want to drive
Please give driver something towards Petrol
Feel free to bring any friends and prospective members.

FEBRUARY – Saturday 18th  2pm

Marion & Gavin Struthers “Windsong” garden 82 Airport Drive, Bell Block then  to Irene & Ian Surrey’s Rock Garden 11 Cracroft Street, Waitara, then Ann & Maurice Crackett, Winlea Acre 2 Joll Street Waitara. 

Finish with BBQ at John Bremer’s 5 Aratapu Street, Waitara. 

MARCH – Thursday 16th 6pm

Meet at Puke Ariki for Twilight Historical walk around New Plymouth with Mike Nightingale.

APRIL –Saturday 15th  1.30pm

Meet at Cricket Pavillion, Pukekura Park. Lynn Bublitz will take us for a walk around also visit Fernery & Display Houses. Could have afternoon tea in Kiosk.

MAY – Thursday 18th  6pm

Pot luck dinner in Abraham’s lounge to eat 6.30pm

Mr Peter Catt will speak on Vireyas.

JUNE  Thursday 15th  7pm

Tonight we are going Ten Pin Bowling & Mini Putt Golf

This should be a fun evening.

JULY – Thursday 20th 6pm

Pot luck dinner in Abraham’s lounge to eat 6.30pm

AGM then mini flower show with any species or variety of Camellias.

AUGUST – Friday 18th  - Monday 21st  

National Show and Convention in New Plymouth. Set up hall Friday afternoon, Enter your blooms in Novice classes. Dinners Saturday and Sunday night. Bus trip 

Sunday and Monday morning. Always a nice time. Nice gardens to visit. 

SEPTEMBER – Saturday 2nd  Organise own car pool.

Hawera Horticulture Spring Flower Show, They have a great show and have a Camellia section for us to enter our blooms. Can buy lunch have great selection.

Enter our Camellia bloom’s then look around Hawera. Show opens 12.30pm.

SEPTEMBER – Saturday 30th 2pm

Taylor-Made Gardens. Ian & Sue Taylor 19 Dolphin Parade, Bell Block. $2 entry

then Allan & Lorraine Inch’s look at Allan’s big selection of Clivias then afternoon tea here.

OCTOBER – Friday 13th &  Saturday 14th

Our overnight trip stay in Palmerston North do Horowhenua & Kapiti area.

NOVEMBER – Saturday 18th   Leave Merrilands Domain 9.30am

Going to Yvonne King & Adrian McLeod Tariki then to Mervyn Hawkes place Eltham take own lunch to have here. Travel to Brecon Pond, Stephen Cassidy & Casey Wellington, 124 Brecon Road, Stratford.

DECEMBER – Thursday 14th 11.30am

Christmas get together this year is a lunch at 

Simply Devine Cafe Egmont Village.

Please note: the rules of any Covid-19 lockdown Levels may affect any or all events. Stay safe, everyone.


In August 2021 we held a flower show at Palmers Garden Centre.

In June we celebrated our 60th Birthday with a lunch at the Plymouth Hotel; here's our oldest member Beryl Sutton (left), with Lyn Proffit, preparing to cut the celebratory cake.

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