Click here to join the Rose Society.
- Free Copy of the N.Z. Rose Annual
A fine publication of some 150 pages - including coloured plates and a wide variety of articles - considered by some to be worth the subscription itself.
- Rose Culture Booklet
A 48 page booklet supplied free to all members once, at the time of joining the society. It gives a clear introduction to all phases of the Rose Culture, and lists, under monthly headings, the work that needs to be done in the Rose Garden.
The Te Awamutu Rose Society (Inc.) sends all members a monthly newsletter listing its activities and including detailed culture notes prepared by experienced local Rosarians for Waikato conditions.
- Monthly Meetings
Held at the Te Awamutu Visitor Information Centre (Gorst Ave) on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:30pm. Happy evenings shared with friends where we have interesting guest speakers, the latest news and aspects of rose culture are discussed. Interesting sales tables are held.
- Pruning Demonstrations
Held annually at the Rose Gardens and Otorohanga & Te Kuiti.
- Field Days and Garden Visits
These occasions are a wonderful way for you as a member to visit our outstanding Rose Gardens, where you can meet new friends and seek advice from the experts.
- Free admittance to Te Awamutu Rose Shows
Your membership card admits you to the shows as often as you wish.
- Rose Ranfurly Days
These are great fun days. We compete against other rose societies in the area. A day of roses, companionship and garden visits.
- National Conventions
Attend the Spring or Autumn conventions held in different parts of New Zealand.
- Overseas Tours
National Rose Society arranges overseas tours for Rosarians.
- Other Rose Shows
Members are always welcomed at other Rose Shows - exhibiting your roses or just looking.
Te Awamutu Rose Gardens
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