Friends of the Auckland Botanic Gardens

More than a group of garden lovers, the Friends form an important association of like-minded people who are committed to preserving the Auckland Botanic Gardens for future generations.

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Membership of the Friends is open to all

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Volunteer with the Friends and the Gardens. Volunteering is fun, plus there is no greater gift than the gift of time. You’re bound to enjoy the friendship and sense of achievement that stems from this voluntary work.

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If your details have not changed including email please follow the ways to pay below If your details have changed including email please complete an application/renewal form which is at the bottom of this page.

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Donations enable us to continue to support the Gardens. If you would like to make a donation you can add it to your membership application or follow one of the ways to pay below.


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Upcoming Events



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The next Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition will be held from 11 November 2017 to 25 February 2018.

20 works will be on dis...

Entries in the Friends of the Auckland Botanic Gardens 2017 Photographic Competition are now on display in the Huakaiwaka Visitor Centre at the Auckland Botanic Gardens until 29 October 2017.     


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Suzy Abbott Phormium tenax 36ptThe Botanical Art Society of New Zealand (BASNZ) is pleased to call for submissions for the juried ‘Ngāi Tipu Taketake’ exhibition which will take place from March 30th - 1st July 201...

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Date: First Sunday of the month 9am to 2pm

No Sunday sales in June, July, August

The next plant sale will be held on Sunday 5 November 2017

You are still welcome to visit Growing Friends on their working day every Thursday 8.30 to 12 midday.

We offer a 25 % disc...

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