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
Raffles at March, June, July meetings.
Feel free to bring any friends and prospective members.

FEBRUAR– Saturday 19th  2pm

Travel to John Bremer’s 5 Aratapu Street, Waitara. Take small plate 

for afternoon tea. We will then go to Urenui Beach for a picnic Tea.  

MARCH – Saturday 19th1.30pm

CAMELLIA WORKSHOP on practical growing, cuttings and feeding of Camellia’s. At Lyn Proffit’s 12 Kennedy Place, Merrilands. 

Small plate for afternoon tea.

APRIL –Thursday 21st  6pm

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

Hear about worthy gardens in NZ Garden Trust 

MAY – Saturday 21st  Meet Merrilands Domain leaving 9.30am

Today we will visit Te Popo garden. Then onto Hollard’s  Kaponga. We will have our picnic lunch and look around before heading to the Possum Shop. 

JUNE  Thursday 16th   6pm

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

AGM then Mr Peter Catt will speak on Vireyas.


JULY – Thursday 14th   7pm

Tonight we are going Ten Pin Bowling. This should be a fun 

evening finish with light supper in the party room.


AUGUST Saturday 6th         Meet Merrilands Domain leaving  9.30am

 Travel to Slater’s Orchids Nina Road. Then to Betty MacDonald’s 370 Upland Road were we will take our own picnic lunch and look around garden


AUGUST – Friday 19th - Monday 22nd

National Show and Convention in Taupo. Can go in Mini Van if enough interest.

Always a nice time. Nice gardens to visit. 


SEPTEMBER– Saturday 3rdMeet at Merrilands Domain. Departing 9am

We will travel to the Hawera Horticulture Spring Flower Show,

Can buy lunch here. Enter our Camellia bloom’s then look around Hawera. Show opens 12.30pm.


OCTOBER – Friday 7th&  Saturday 8th

Our overnight trip stay in Cambridge More information later


NOVEMBER –Saturday 19th  Leave Merrilands Domain 9.30am

Visit Kevin & Aileen Taylor 136 Paraite Road

“KOWHAI” Garden Neil & Linda 92 Ridgewood Drive.

And other local gardens.

DECEMBER -- Sunday 5th, 6pm Eating at 6.30pm

Christmas Function this year will be at the Plymouth Hotel.

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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