Chris is a keen horticulturist who has always enjoyed plants and comes from a long line of keen gardeners.
Chris was a long-term member of the management committee for Fernglen Gardens, a native plant garden located in Birkenhead, originally developed by Bill and Muriel Fisher. This outstanding, historically significant garden relies on continued support from members of the horticultural community such as Chris.
Chris has been and is a member of many horticultural groups, including the Wellington Rose Society, Heritage Roses Wellington, Friends of the Auckland Botanic Gardens, Eden
Garden Society, Meadowbank Garden Society and the Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture (RNZIH). At various times he has served on the executive of many of these organisations. Chris is a member of the RNZIH National Executive and their current Treasurer.
Industry & Professional Associations
- Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture (FRIH)