Events we think will be of interest...

Woodside Estate Open Garden Festival
Sat 19th - Sun 20th October 2019

7 acres of beautiful gardens to view at 130 Woodside Rd, Matangi. Artist displays, Live music, Locally brewed beer on tap and lots of Kiwiana on display. Entry Adults $15, Children $10 Family $45. Tickets can be purchased at

Waikato Horticultural Society
24 October 2019

Irises and Iris Family. Mary Barrell from the Iris Society will speak on the range and diversity of the iris family. Wintec, Hamilton Gardens 7.30pm $5 entry Phone 078553404 or 078592689

Running of the Balls 2019
Sat 2nd Nov 2019

The second annual 5k charity event and this one is specifically dedicated to the boys!

24th Te Awamutu Altrusa Home and Garden Ramble
3rd November 2019

Time - 9.30am - 4.00pm. Thirteen Garden venues including 5 Homes, 1 Landscape Company, and an extensive soft toy collection. Tickets $30.00, available - Te Awamutu i-SITE ,The Garden Shop, Campbell Lane Menswear. Contact phone 0274046652

15th Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival
1st Nov to 10th Nov 2019

One of New Zealand's friendliest garden festivals. The Taranaki fringe Garden Festival is a ten day adventure into the gardens of garden gurus throughout the Taranaki region. For more information visit

Coatesville Garden Ramble
Sunday 10th November 2019

Six outstanding gardens $40 entry, goes towards Glaucoma NZ Awareness and other Albany Rotary community projects. Ph 021676795 or go to for more information.

Rotorua Festival of Gardens
15th to 17th November 2019

Over 40 fabulous local gardens and only $45 per person to access all gardens over 3 days. For more information visit or email

Pacific Rose Bowl Festival
14th - 17th November 2019

Come along to the Hamilton Gardens and make your vote for the best 5 roses from around the world at this years Pacific Rose Bowl Festival. Public voting is a unique aspect of these rose trials. For more information visit

The Grande National Rose Show
16th-17th November 2019

The National Spring Rose Show is where you will find top rose exhibitor entries of the most beautiful blooms. For more information visit
Adults $5, Gold Card $2.50, Children under 16 free when accompanied by an adult

St. Andrews Church Garden and Art Trail
16th-17th Nov 2019

30 town and country gardens in and around Taupo. For more info go to

Waikato Horticultural Society
28th November 2019

The Fairfield Project. Vic Arcus will present the work of the Kukutaruhe Education trust at Fairfield College and restoration of the adjacent gully. Wintec, Hamilton Gardens 7.30pm $5 entry Phone 078553404 or 078592689

Wairere Nursery
826 Gordonton Road, R D 1, Hamilton 3281 Ph: (07) 824 3430 Email:     Open 7 days 8:30am-5pm