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


2017 Local Daffodil Shows in New Zealand

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

International Events

 

North Island Daffodil Shows

August

Tuesday, August 8th
Central Daffodil Club Early Table Show

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

Saturday, August 26th - Sun 27th
Taranaki Daffodil Club Bench Show
Palmers Gardens Centre, New Plymouth
Entries close Friday, 2:00 p.m.
Enquiries:  Joy Brogden
PH: (06) 272 8282
Email: brogdenbulbs@xtra.co.nz

Saturday, August 26th
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 26th-27th
51st Titahi Bay Horticultural Society Spring Show
Paremata School Hall, 43 Paremata Crescent Paremata, Porirua
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 1st
Morrinsville Horticultural Society Spring Show

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

Friday, September 1st
Otaki Horticultural Society Spring Show
Presbyterian Church Hall, Mill Road, Otaki
Enquiries:  John McLennan
PH:  (06) 364 7229
Email:  jfmdaffs@xtra.co.nz

Saturday, September 2nd
Howick Horticultural Society Spring Show
Enquiries:  Robin Hill
Email: robinjhill45@yahoo.co.nz
PH: (021) 760545

Saturday, September 2nd
Hawera Horticultural Society Spring Show

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

91st Annual North Island National Daffodil Society Show
Saturday and Sunday, September 9th-10th
Showgrounds Events Centre, Gisborne
Open to public Saturday 1:30 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Local Contact is Gillian Coates
PH: (06) 863 1310
Email: pbhort@hotmail.com
The NDS North Island Show Manager is Alasdair Nicoll
PH: (07) 823 6044
Email: aknicoll@xtra.co.nz

Thursday, September 14th
109th Rongotea Horticultural Society Spring Show, Rongotea
Te Kawau Memorial Recreation Centre, Wye Street, Rongotea
Open to public Thursday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enquiries:  Wilf Hall
Email: wilshe@extra.co.nz
PH: (06) 367 8160

Saturday, September 16th
Northern Daffodil Club Mid-Season Show
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

Saturday & Sunday, September 16th-17th
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 16th
New Plymouth Horticultural Society Spring Show
Fred Tucker Memorial Hall, Parklands Ave., Bell Block, New Plymouth
Enquiries:  Janet Clark
PH: (06) 755 0042

Saturday, September 16th
Wanganui Horticultural Society Spring Show
Same School as Last Year
Enquiries:  Wayne Hughes
PH: (06) 347 2847

Email: w.hug@xtra.co.nz

Saturday, Septembe 30th
Taranaki Daffodil Club Late Show

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

Saturday, September 30th
Northern Daffodil Club Late Show
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

October

Saturday, September 7th
Central Daffodil Group Late Show

Levin Memorial Hall
Enquires: Wilf Hall
Email: wilshe@xtra.co.nz
PH: (06) 367 8160

 

South Island Daffodil Shows

September

Friday & Saturday, September 8th-9th
Marlborough Horticultural Society Spring Show
St. Christopher's Church Hall
92 Weld Street, Redwoodtown, Blenheim
Enquiries:  Philip Gibbison
PH: (03) 578 0016
Email: pjgibbison@yahoo.co.nz

Friday, September 15th
Outrum Spring Flower Show, Otago

Enquiries:  Bert Hill
PH: (03) 476-4353

Saturday & Sunday, September 16th - 17th
Canterbury Horticultural Society
Spring Show combined with the Alpine Society Show
The Woolston Club, Christchurch
Enquiries: David and Leitha Adams

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

Saturday & Sunday, September 16th-17th
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

91st Annual South Island National Daffodil Society Show
Saturday and Sunday, September 23rd-24th
Hosted by Nelson Bays Daffodils Group and the Brightwater Horticultural Society
Hope Hall, Main Road, Hope

Open to public Saturday 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Local Contact is Arch Crerar
PH: (03) 547 7641
Email: alfred.crerar@gmail.com
NDS S.I. National Show Manager: Judy Phimister
Email: giphimister@xtra.co.nz
PH: (03) 693 7674

Saturday & Sunday, September 23rd - 24th
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:  Susan Bagley
PH: (03) 488 4054

Thursday, September 28th
Balclutha Spring Flower Show
Balclutha War Memorial, Balclutha
Enquiries:  Bert Hill
PH: (03) 476 4353

Friday & Saturday, Sept 29th - 30th
Winton Garden Club Spring Show, Winton
Open to public Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enquiries:  Joan Jordan
PH: (03) 236 8211
Email: b.j.jordan@xtra.co.nz

October

Friday and Saturday, October 6th-7th
Hosted by Te Anau Spring Flower Committee
Fiordland Community Events Centre, Te Anau
Local Information: Judy Matthews
Email: apcjdm@xtra.co.nz
PH (03) 249 7445 or cell 027- 02335955

 

International Daffodil Events

April 6 - 9, 2018
2018 American Daffodil Society National Daffodil Convention
Nashville, Tennessee USA

2020 World Daffodil Convention
Canberra, Australia