Show Dates & Events

From September 13, 2022 New Zealand has only two Covid-19 requirements should you test positive: Isolate for 7 days; wear a mask when visiting health facilities, including aged care. See the official website for information.

New Zealand – 2022

Sat-Sun, Oct 15-16
Wairarapa Orchid Circle:  
Senior Citizens Hall, Cole St, Masterton. Contact 06 377 4185.


Sat, Nov 5
Hawkes Bay Orchid Society Sarcochilus Show: 
Taradale Town Hall, Taradale. Contact 06 845 2919.


Sat-Sun, Nov 5-6
North Shore Orchid Society Sarcochilus & Other Genera Show: 
Albany Village Hall, Albany.
Contact 021 967 815.


Fri-Sun, Dec 2-4
Iwitahi Native Orchid Reserve Work Weekend: 
Iwitahi Reserve, Taupo-Napier Highway. Contact Keith Smart, ph 07 871 1774.


New Zealand – 2023

Fri-Sun, Jan 13-15
Taranaki Orchid Society Summer Show: 
Highlands School Hall, Coronation Ave, New Plymouth.
Contact by email.


Sat, March 4
Waitakere Orchid Club Ribbon Show: 
Whenuapai Hall, 43 Waimarie Rd, Whenuapai. Contact 027 477 4077.


Fri-Sat, March 31-April 1
Bay of Plenty Orchid Society: 
War Memorial Hall, Main St, Te Puke. Contact: 07 573 9710.


Sat,  April 1
Manawatu Orchid Society Autumn Show: 
Baptist Church Hall, 42 Bowen St, Fielding. Contact 06 323 3342.


Fri-Sat, May 5-6
Tauranga Orchid Society Show: 
Tauranga Racecourse,  1383 Cameron Rd, Greerton, Tauranga. Contact by email.


Fri-Sat, Aug 18-19
Whangarei Orchid Society: Cafler Suite, Forum North, 51 Okara Dr, Whangarei. Contact by email.


Fri-Sat, Aug 25-26
Waitakere Orchid Club Spring Show: Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre, 595 Te Atatu Rd, Te Atatu. 
Contact 0274 774 077.


Sat-Sun, Sept 2-3
Manawatu Orchid Society Spring Show: 
Community Leisure Centre, 569 Fergusson St, Palmerston North. Contact 06 357 6879.


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: Rare & Exotic Plants:
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-Sun, Oct 7-8
Wellington Orchid Society: 
Walter Nash Centre, 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: Turner Centre, 43 Cobham Dr, Kerikeri. Contact 022 327 2124.


New Zealand – 2024

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


Fri-Sat, Sept 20-21
Tauranga Orchid Society: Tauranga Racecourse, Greerton.


International – 2024

March 1-4
24th WORLD ORCHID CONFERENCE: 
Taiwan. See the website for full details.