North Island

Auckland Bonsai Society
President: Martin Walters
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
President: Les Simpson
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 2pm, 2nd Sunday of each month (February to September), 7pm, 2nd Thursday of each month (September to December)
WINTEC, Hamilton Gardens, Gate 2 – Cobham Drive,
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
Contact: Sue Vercoe
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: Jocelyn Van Raalte ph 64-7 349 3306
Secretary: Selwyn Hatrick ph 64-7 348 5353
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 2nd Sunday of each month, 2:00pm
Phone / email for venue details

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

Hawkes Bay Bonsai Society
President: Damiam Pipe
Secretary: Ian Sayer ph 64-6-84 4717
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:30pm
Clive Community Church Hall,

New Plymouth Bonsai Club Inc.
President: Paul Urban ph 64-21-542 543
Email Enquiry
Meetings: Last Sunday of each month, 2:00pm
The Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind,
131 Vivian Street,
New Plymouth

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

Wellington Bonsai Club
Secretary: Sue Parker
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


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
President: Wendy Gibb ph 64-3-981 8594
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:30pm
Cotswold Preschool,
Colesbury Street,

Avon Bonsai Society
President: Wayne Gath
Secretary: Lyn Kennedy
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: Sean Heseltine, ph 64-3-472 7018
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of each month, 7:30pm
Mussleburgh Church Hall,
corner Queens Drive & New Street,
St Kilda,
Website: Otago Bonsai Society

Gore Bonsai Society
President: Donna Garrett, ph 64-27-229-6449
Secretary: Lisa Anderson, ph 64-3-207 1856
Email Enquiry
Meetings: 3rd weekend of each month (February to November except May/June), 1:30pm
Phone / email for venue details