Bonsai Clubs

North Island

Auckland Bonsai Society

Joint President: Moira Craill (Main) / Kelly O’Meara
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month (except January), 7:30pm
Auckland Horticultural Council,
990 Great North Road,
Western Springs,
Website: Auckland Bonsai Society
Facebook: Auckland Bonsai Society

Bonsai Study Group
Contact: Bob Langholm ph 09 629 3662
Email Enquiry
41 Taumata Road,
Mt Albert,

Hamilton Bonsai Club

Presidents: Melody Simpson & Marshall Gray
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 2pm, 2nd Sunday of each month
St Francis Church. 92 Mansel Ave, Hamilton
Website: Hamilton Bonsai Club
Facebook: Hamilton Bonsai Club

Matamata Bonsai
Contact: Graeme Hancock ph 64-7-888 8140, fax 64-7-888 5938
c/- Kaimai Garden Centre
State Highway 27,

Bay of Plenty Bonsai Society

Email Enquiry
Meetings: Normally the last Sunday of the month.
Phone Sue for details. 64-7-572 4345
Website: Bay of Plenty Bonsai Society

Eastern Bay of Plenty Bonsai Society
President: Sam Brierley ph 64-7-307 8483
Email Enquiry
Flexible but usually the 1st Sunday of each month

Rotorua Bonsai Club
President: Neil Watson ph 64-21 191 3617
Secretary: Selwyn Hatrick ph 64-7 348 5353
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 2nd Sunday of each month, 2:00pm
Phone for venue details

Contact: Heather Deere ph 64-6-868 9519
Email Enquiry

Hawkes Bay Bonsai Society

President: James Wilkie ph 64-21-0241-2736
Secretary: Cam Ashfield ph 64-27-934 2938
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:30pm
Clive Community Church Hall,
Website: Hawkes Bay Bonsai Society
Facebook: Hawkes Bay Bonsai Society

New Plymouth Bonsai Club Inc.

Email Enquiry
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month, 7.00pm and last Sunday of each month, 1:30pm
The Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind,
131 Vivian Street,
New Plymouth
Facebook: New Plymouth Bonsai Club

Manawatu Bonsai

: Greg Tuthill
Email Enquiry
Meetings: every third Tuesday, 7pm Community Leisure Centre,
569 Fergusson Street,
Palmerston North
Facebook: Manawatu Bonsai

Wellington Bonsai Club
Secretary: Brian McKeon
Email Enquiry
P.O. Box 30-621, Lower Hutt 5040
Meetings: 1st Sunday of each month (except January), 1:00pm
Hutt Valley Tramping Club rooms,
Birch Street Reserve,
Lower Hutt
Website: Wellington Bonsai Club

South Island

Nelson Bonsai Club
President/Secretary: Nigel Sutton
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 1st Monday of each month except Public Holidays, 7:30pm
Meetings held April to August, Stoke Hall, Stoke
September to March at Nikau Gardens,
411 Nayland Road,
All correspondence to: 11 Torlesse Street, Wakatu, Stoke, Nelson 7011

Blenheim Bonsai Group
Contact: John Simpson ph 64-29-4783464 or Rod Wegener ph 64-21-755100 or Ainsley Vincent ph 64-3-5728335
Meetings: 2nd Sunday each month, 1.00pm
Selmes Nursery,
141 Battys Road,

Christchurch Bonsai Society

: Wendy Gibb
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:30pm
Cotswold Preschool,
Colesbury Street,
Website: Christchurch Bonsai Society
Facebook: Christchurch Bonsai

Avon Bonsai Society

: Wayne Gath
Secretary: Alison McIntosh
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of each month, 7:30pm
Isleworth School Hall,
Farrington Avenue,
Website: Avon Bonsai Society

South Canterbury Bonsai Society
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of each month (February to November), 7:30pm,
Arts Centre,
Gleniti Road,

Otago Bonsai Society

President: Pete Dulgar, ph 64-21 1052339
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of each month, 7:30pm
Mercy Hall, 42 Macandrew Road South,
Website: Otago Bonsai Society

Gore Bonsai Society
President: Sarah Baldwin, ph 64-27-5088739
Secretary: Lisa Anderson, ph 64-3-207 1856
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 3rd Sunday of each month (February to November except May/June), 1:30pm
Phone / email for venue details