Show Dates

From August 15, 2023 New Zealand no longer has any Covid-19 requirements in place. 

New Zealand – 2023

Sat-Sun, Sept 16-17
Hawke’s Bay Orchid Society Spring Show: Taradale Town Hall, Taradale. Contact 06 845 2919.

 Sat-Sun, Sept 16 – 17
Taranaki Orchid Society Spring Show: Highlands School Hall, Coronation Ave, New Plymouth. Contact by email.          

Sat-Sun, Sept 23-24
Whanganui Orchid Society Show: Whanganui High School Hall, 76 Purnell St, Whanganui, 4541. Contact Lois by email.

Fri-Sun, Sept 29-Oct 1
10th NATIONAL ORCHID EXPO in conjunction with Orchids & More:
Mystery Creek Events Centre, near Hamilton. Contact by email or see the website.
Set-up days are Sept 27-28; orchid judging on Sept 28.

Sat, Oct 7
Wairoa Orchid Society: 
Presbyterian Church Hall, Queen St, Wairoa. Contact 027 251 3665.

Sat-Sun, Oct 7-8
Wellington Orchid Society: 
Walter Nash Stadium, Taine St, Taita, Lower Hutt. Contact 04 235 8221.
Note: The show venue is controlled by Hutt City Council so may be unavailable at short notice.

Fri-Sat, Oct 13-14
Bay of Islands Orchid Society Show: Cornerstone Church, 144 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri. Contact 027 450 2882.

Sat, Oct 14
Wairarapa Orchid Circle: 
Senior Citizens Hall, Cole St, Masterton. Contact 06 377 4185.

Sat, Oct 14
Nelson Orchid Society: 
Greenmeadows Community Centre, Main Rd, Stoke. Contact 021 264 3402.

Sat, Oct 28
Canterbury Orchid Society Show: 
Lapidary & Mineral Club Hall, 110 Waltham Road, Christchurch. Contact 027 481 4417.

Sat, Oct 28
Howick Orchid Society: Fencible Lounge (Library), Uxbridge Rd, Howick. Contact 09 534 8689.

Sat, Nov 4
Hawke’s Bay Orchid Society Sarcochilus Show: Clive Hall (to be confirmed), Clive. Contact 06 845 2919.

Sat-Sun, Nov 4-5
North Shore Orchid Society (Sarcos & other genera): Albany Village Hall, Albany. Contact 021 967 815.

Fri-Sun, Dec 1-3
Iwitahi Working Bee: Email Toby to book accommodation at the site between Taupo and Napier.

International – 2023

Nov 3-4
International Vanda & Slipper Orchid Symposium,  Apopka, Florida, USA. See the website.

New Zealand – 2024

Fri-Sun, Jan 12-14
Taranaki Orchid Society Summer Show: Highlands School Hall, Coronation Ave, New Plymouth. Contact by email.     

Sat, March 2
Waitakere Orchid Club Ribbon Show: Whenuapai Hall, 41 Waimarie Rd, Whenuapai. Contact 029 777 1953 or by email.

Fri-Sat, April 5-6
Bay of Plenty Orchid Society:  Te Puke War Memorial Hall, Main St, Te Puke. Contact 07 573 9710.

Sat, April 13
Manawatu Orchid Society Autumn Show: Baptist Church Hall, 42 Bowen St, Feilding. Contact 06 323 3342.

Fri-Sat, Aug 16-17
Whangarei Orchid Society: Cafler Suite, Forum North, 51 Okara Dr, Whangarei. Contact by email.

Fri-Sat, Aug 30- 31
Waitakere Orchid Club Spring Show: Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre, 595 Te Atatu Rd, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland. Contact Helen: 029 777 1953.

Fri-Sat, Sept 20-21
Tauranga Orchid Society: Tauranga Racecourse, 1383 Cameron Rd, Greerton. Contact by email

Sat-Sun, Sept 28-29
Manawatu Orchid Society Spring Show: Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St, Palmerston North. Contact 06 357 6789.

International – 2024

February 24-28
24th World Orchid Conference: 
Taiwan. See the website for full details.