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South Canterbury Group

Club Meetings

Meets 2nd Monday of each month
(except in Winter)

BERRY JUDD BROOCH competition each month – one stem per member each month, of any iris.
Competition Steward: Jean Barkman
Other stems and single blooms most welcome for display and discussion.

HOSTESSES – the name in bold type each month is the member who is in charge of the day. They are also one of the hostesses. Arrange for the collection and return of the hall key and make sure we have a garden to visit after lunch.
The hostesses for the day provide a plate for morning tea; bring the milk and tea towels.
If you are unavailable for your month please arrange a swap and tell Lynda or Marilyn.

Contact Details

Office Bearers 2018 – 2019

Convenor – Marilyn Rathgen ph 03 686 1952
Vice Convenor – Stephanie Boot ph 03 689 6005
Secretary – Lynda Crossen ph 03 686 4813
Treasurer – Heather Sell ph 03 689 8696
Committee – Sharon Wilkins, Jessica Ward, Alison Simpson
Immediate Past Convenor – Heather Sell
Makikihi Display Garden Director – Lynda Crossen and Jessica Ward
Sales Table – Barbara McMillan and Pam McClelland
Press Reporter – Marilyn Rathgen
Librarian – Jessica Ward

Programme 2018/2019

No meeting in June

July 9th Monday Mid-Year Lunch meet at 11.45 am lunch 12 noon
Portside restaurant, Oamaru (out by the penguins)
Numbers attending to Lynda Crossen by 3rd July please.

August 13th Monday Temuka 10.00 am Lynda
RSA, King Street, Temuka. Bring your lunch
Iris Culture for month – a DVD on irises. Sales Table
Potted iris(es)
Berry Judd Brooch Competition
Hostesses: Pam and Elizabeth

September 10th Monday Timaru 10.00 am Marilyn
Baptist Church Hall, 58 Gleniti Rd, Timaru
Iris culture for month – cultivation – lead by Stephanie. Bring your lunch
Berry Judd Brooch Competition Sales table
Hostesses: Barbara and Michael

October 8th Monday Waimate 10.00 am Sharon
St Johns rooms, 37 Shearman Street. Bring your lunch
Iris Culture for month – colour categories for show classes – general discussion
Berry Judd Brooch competition Sales table
Hostesses : Graham and Juduth

Open Days at the Makikihi Gardens October and November

October 19th – 22nd Safari, Invercargill

November 3rd Saturday Iris Show
West End Hall, Maltby Avenue, Timaru
Stweards – Stephanie and Heather
Bring lunch to share. Sales table: Pam, Jean, Stephanie
Open to public 1.00 – 4.00 pm. Door / Raffles: Helen, Elizabeth
Hostesses: Sharon, Alison and Jean

November 9th – 12th NZIS Convention, Gisborne

November 17th – Otago Iris Show

November 21st Wednesday Members gardens walk – Waimate
Bring your lunch. Stephanie and Heather will co-ordinate the day.
More details closer to time.

December 10th Monday Tekapo 10.00 am
Morning tea and meeting to be held at Michael Midgley’s, 4 Scott Street, Tekapo, and viewing of his crevice garden.
Please bring gift plant to value of $10 for exchange
Christmas lunch at 12.30 pm. At a venue in the township to be arranged.
Hostesses: Stephanie, Judith and Gwenda.
Numbers to Lynda by 4th December

2019

No meeting in January – but participating in possible Mini Garden Expo, Roncalli College,
19 & 20 January 2019 – more details as they come to our notice.

February 11th 2019 Monday Oamaru 10.00 am Alison
Eveline Church Hall Bring your lunch
Iris culture for month – Alison will organise a competition for us
Berry Judd Brooch competition Sales table
Hostesses: Val and Sally

March 11th Monday AGM Waimate 10.00 am Heather
St Johns rooms, 37 Shearman Street Bring your lunch
Iris culture for month – Evansias with Jessica
Berry Judd Brooch competition Sales table
Hostesses : Stephanie and Helen

April 8th Monday Pleasant Point 10.00 am Jessica
Venue to be advised Bring your lunch
Iris culture for month – bulbous irises
Berry Judd Brooch competition Sales table
Hostesses: Sharon and Jean

May 13th Saturday Temuka 10.00 am Marilyn
RSA, King Street, Temuka Bring your lunch
Iris Culture for month – unguicularis
Berry Judd Brooch competition Sales table
Hostesses: Barbara and Pam

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