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Welcome to the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture (Inc) (RNZIH) Home Page!

What does the RNZIH do?

The RNZIH is an organisation rich in heritage and supports the most popular recreational activity in New Zealand — horticulture and gardening.

Our mission continues to 'Encourage and improve horticulture in New Zealand by promoting the understanding, appreciation, conservation and use of plants'.

Membership appeals to people from all walks of life.
Professional horticulturists to keen gardeners will benefit from the quality of information and access to knowledge offered by the Institute.

Major work of the RNZIH

RNZIH Notable Trees Trust of New Zealand — a national scheme established in 1977 to identify and register heritage trees, with the new Notable Trees Trust established 2007/2008
RNZIH New Zealand Gardens Trust — established 17 March 2003

RNZIH Education Trust — established 11 March 2004
Supports plant conservation projects and has compiled a National Register of significant collections
Organises professional seminars on horticultural topics regionally
Submissions to Parliament on horticultural issues

Please visit our Horticulture Pages for more information, including: Image Gallery, Plant Profiles, Garden Articles, Journal Articles, Book Reviews, RNZIH Publications, and Other Information.

Joining the RNZIH
Join the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture for:

Bi-annual issues of the New Zealand Garden Journal
Regular newsletters providing Institute News
Access to Opportunities & Awards
Annual conferences and seminars held both nationally and regionally
Access to authoritative nomenclature referees
Discounted entry to seminars, lectures and field trips, and practical demonstrations

Contacting the RNZIH Contact us

We welcome any comments that you may have — please contact us at the address below, visit the RNZIH Directory, or email the Webmaster (Murray Dawson) for comments on this site:

Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture (RNZIH)
P.O. Box 85012
Lincoln University
Canterbury
New Zealand

Email: office@rnzih.org.nz

Horticultural Links

We have compiled many links to internet resources on horticulture.

Our list includes botany and horticultural directories, New Zealand plants, Botanic Gardens and Horticultural Societies and Institutes from Australia, the UK, and the USA.

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