OCNZ has great pleasure [February 2020] in announcing the following honours in respect of orchids judged and awarded in NZ in 2019:

Orchid of the Year and George Fuller Trophy 
      Phragmipedium Grande ‘Jacqui’s Dream’ FCC/OCNZ(2019) (92.79 pts)     Owner: Thomas Petrie

Species Orchid of the Year
       Paphiopedilum lowii  ‘Katipo’ AM/OCNZ(2019) (83.3 pts)     Owner: Jason Strong

Cymbidium of the Year
       Cymbidium Memoria Norm Porter ‘Redvale’ AM/OCNZ(2019) (82.78 pts)     Owners: Ross & Susan Tucker

Cultural Award of the Year
          to Craig Parsons, for Dendrobium nobile ‘Traveller’ CCE/OCNZ(2019) (95 pts)

Special Merit Awards
1.     to Thomas Petrie, for Phragmipedium Grande ‘Jacqui’s Dream’ CCE/OCNZ(2019) (93.14 pts)

2.      to Leroy Orchids, for Dendrobium thyrsiflorum ‘Datter’ CCE/OCNZ(2019) (90.52 pts)

Warmest congratulations to the exhibitors of those orchids.



The following OCNZ publications are available. Please contact the Secretary, or
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  • The latest annual Yearbook [Orchids 2019].  Copies of earlier yearbooks may be available, please enquire.
  • Orchid cultural handbook
  • Pests and sprays handbook

The Yearbooks are $10 per copy, plus postage and packing.

The handbooks are $20 for 10 copies (minimum order), plus postage and packing.



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