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

Call for artists for the ‘Botanical Art Worldwide Exhibition – Ngāi Tipu Taketake – Indigenous Flora'



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 2018. This inaugural worldwide event, which will take place in many countries simultaneously, will bring together artists, institutions, and the public to highlight the role contemporary botanical artists play in bringing attention to the need of safe-guarding our planet's botanical diversity.


Artists interested in submitting work are invited to download and complete the submission form.

Download forms here.