2017 New Zealand Daffodil Shows

Information for the 2017 North and South Island National Daffodil Shows

Each year, there are two National Daffodil Society Shows, one held in the North Island and one in the South Island. Below are the dates and locations for both National Shows.

For ferry information and schedules, click on The Interislander or Bluebridge.

  • 91st Annual North Island National Daffodil Society Show
    Saturday and Sunday, September 9th-10th
    Hosted by the Poverty Bay Horticultural Society
    Showgrounds Events Centre, Gisborne
  • 91st Annual South Island National Daffodil Society Show
    Saturday and Sunday, September 23rd-24th
    Hosted by Nelson Bays Daffodil Group and the Brightwater Horticultural Society
    Hope Hall, Main Road, Hope


2016 Local Daffodil Shows in New Zealand - 2017 show dates coming soon!

Below are dates and locations for daffodils shows scheduled to be held throughout New Zealand this year. 

Please return to this page to view changes to the information below and for newly posted daffodil shows.

Contact the NDS Honorary Secretary, Catherine McKay to include your daffodil show or revise current show information on this page.

North Island Daffodil Shows

South Island Daffodil Shows

2016 NDS National Show Information

International Events

 

North Island Daffodil Shows

July

Monday, July 18th
Northern Daffodil Club Early Early Table Show
Hamilton Gardens Pavilion,
Cobham Drive, Hamilton
Enquiries:  Robin Hill
Email: robinjhill45@yahoo.co.nz

August

Monday, August 8th
Northern Daffodil Club Table Show
Hamilton Gardens Pavilion,
Cobham Drive, Hamilton

Enquiries:  Robin Hill
Email: robinjhill45@yahoo.co.nz
PH: (021) 760545

Tuesday, August 9th
Central Daffodil Club Table Show

Jennings Farm Wedding Barn, Manakau
Staging 9 am - 11 am, Schedule available soon
Enquires: John McLennan
Email: jfmdaffs@xtra.co.nz
PH: (06) 364 7229

Saturday, August 20th
Taranaki Daffodil Club Bench Show
Milife Vell Vista Retirement Village, Bell Block, New Plymouth
Entries close Friday, 2:00 p.m.
Enquiries:  Joy Brogden
PH: (06) 272 8282
Email: brogdenbulbs@xtra.co.nz

Saturday & Sunday, August 26th - 27th
New Plymouth Horticultural Society Show
Fred Tucker Memorial Hall, Parklands Ave., Bell Block, New Plymouth
Enquiries:  Janet Clark
PH: (06) 755 0042

Saturday, August 27th
Northern Daffodil Club Early Show
Hamilton Gardens Pavilion,
Cobham Drive, Hamilton

Enquiries:  Robin Hill
Email: robinjhill45@yahoo.co.nz
PH: (021) 760545

Saturday & Sunday, August 27th - 28th
Poverty Bay Horticultural Society Spring Show
Showgrounds Events Centre, Gisborne
Open to public Saturday 1:30 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enquiries:  Anne Pole
PH: (06) 868 5245

Saturday & Sunday, August 27th-28th
51st Titahi Bay Horticultural Society Spring Show
Paremata School Hall, 43 Paremata Crescent Paremata, Porirua
Setting up after 6pm 26th
Open to public Saturday 1-5 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Enquiries:  Martin McKendrick
PH: (04) 236 8062
Email: mckendrick@xtra.co.nz

September

Friday, September 2nd
Morrinsville Horticultural Society Spring Show

Campbell Hall, Knox Presbyterian Church Hall, Canada St., Morrinsville
Entries at the hall on the day.
Open to Public: 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.
Enquiries: Jan Kerkin
PH: (07) 889 3607
Email: jan@kerkin.co.nz

Friday, September 2nd
Otaki Horticultural Society Spring Show
Presbyterian Church Hall, Mill Road, Otaki
New reduced schedule, smaller bench show
Open to Public:  Friday 2-5 p.m.
Enquiries:  John McLennan
PH:  (06) 364 7229
Email:  jfmdaffs@xtra.co.nz

Saturday, September 3rd
Howick Horticultural Society Spring Show, Daffodils & Camellias
Fencible Lounge, Howick Library, Howick
Open to public 10:30a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Free admission.
Enquiries: Patti Carr
PH: (09) 537-3310
Email: carrep@xtra.co.nz

Saturday, September 3rd
Hawera Horticultural Society Spring Show

Hawera School Hall, Caberwell Road, Hawera
Open to public Saturday, 12:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Enquiries:  Lyn Stanford
PH: (06) 278 9182

 

90th Annual North Island National Daffodil Society Show
Saturday and Sunday, September 10th-11th
Hosted by the Northern Daffodil Group
Hamilton Gardens Pavilion, Cobham Drive, Hamilton
Local Contact: Robin Hill
PH: (021) 760545
Email: robinjhill45@yahoo.co.nz

NDS National Show Manager: Alasdair Nicoll
PH: (07) 823 6044

Email: aknicoll@xtra.co.nz

 

Thursday, September 15th
108th Spring Flower Show, Rongotea
Details to be available soon

Saturday & Sunday, September 17th-18th
Hutt Valley Horticultural Society Spring Show
Dowse Art Museum in the James Co Centre
, Laings Road, Lower Hutt
Setting up Friday afternoon.
Open to public Saturday 12 noon to 4:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enquiries: Dianne Purdie
PH: (04) 479 5548
Email: diannepurdie@xtra.co.nz

Saturday, September 17th
Wanganui Horticultural Society Spring Show
Venue is still to be arranged
Enquiries:  Wayne Hughes
PH: (06) 347 2847

Email: w.hug@xtra.co.nz

 

October

Saturday, October 1st
Taranaki Daffodil Club Late Show

Midhurst Hall Taranaki
Enquiries:  Joy Brogden
PH: (06) 272 8282
Email: brogdenbulbs@xtra.co.nz

Saturday, October 1st
Northern Daffodil Club Late Show
Chartwell Room, Hamilton Gardens Pavilion, Cobham Drive, Hamilton
Open to public Saturday, 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.
Enquiries:  Robin Hill
Email: robinjhill45@yahoo.co.nz
PH: (021) 760545

 

South Island Daffodil Shows

September

Friday & Saturday, September 9th-10th
Marlborough Horticultural Society Spring Show
St. Christopher's Church Hall
92 Weld Street, Redwoodtown, Blenheim
Enquiries:  Peter Peterson, 1 Argosy Place, Blenheim

Saturday & Sunday, September 17th - 18th
Canterbury Horticultural Society
Spring Show combined with the Alpine Society Show
The Woolston Club, Christchurch
Entries to David and Leitha Adams by 9:00 p.m. Thurs 20th Sept

Enquiries:  David Adams
PH: (03) 342-6236
Email: D-L.Adams@xtra.co.nz

Saturday & Sunday, September 17th-18th
Timaru Horticulture Society Spring Show
Caroline Bay Hall, Timaru
Entries close on Thursday before 1 p.m.
Enquiries:  Maureen Ng
PH: (03) 688 0640
Email:
fredmaureenng@xtra.co.nz

Saturday & Sunday, September 17th-18th
Brightwater Horticultural Society Spring Show

Brightwater Memorial Hall, Lord Rutherford Road, Brightwater
Open to public Saturday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enquiries:  Arch Crerar
PH: (03) 547 7641
Email: arch.crear@gmail.com

90th Annual South Island National Daffodil Society Show
Saturday and Sunday, September 24th-25th
Hosted by Te Anau Spring Flower Committee
Fiordland Community Events Centre, Te Anau
NDS S.I. National Show Manager: Judy Phimister
Email: giphimister@xtra.co.nz
PH: (03) 693 7674

Local Information: Judy Matthews
Email: apcjdm@xtra.co.nz
PH (03) 249 7445 or cell 027- 02335955

Friday & Saturday, September 24th - 25th
44th Te Anau Garden Club Spring Flower Show

Held in conjunction with the National Daffodil Society South Island Show. Fiordland Community Events Centre, Te Anau
Entries for the local show taken from 12 noon – 7pm  Friday 23rd Sept.
Judy Matthews (03) 249 7445
Email: apcjdm@xtra.co.nz

October

Saturday & Sunday, October 1st - 2nd
Dunedin Horticultural Society Spring Show
Forbury Park Raceway, Dunedin
Open to public Saturday 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enquiries:  Elaine Burgess
PH: (03) 473 0148

Saturday October 1st
Trinity Spring Flower Show
Church Hall, College Road, Timaru
Entries close Thursday evening
Enquiries:  Alistair Davey
PH: (03) 688 2561
Email: joandavey@clear.net.nz

 

International Daffodil Events

March 10-12, 2017
2017 American Daffodil Society National Daffodil Convention
Sacramento, California USA

2020 World Daffodil Convention
Canberra, Australia