Andrew Maloy emigrated to New Zealand in 1974. Upon arrival to
New Zealand, Andrew spent the next nine years working at two nurseries
as propagation supervisor and production manager in the Auckland
Andrew was self-employed
in his bromeliad production nursery at Whenuapai, Auckland, and moved to Waiheke Island in March 2016. He currently volunteers as a ranger on nearby Rotoroa Island.
1982 to 2016, he was been self-employed running his own
nursery production business, during which he has also been a Lecturer
in Amenity Horticulture, Nursery Production and Plant Propagation
at UNITEC Institute of Technology, Auckland (from 1991 to 1997).
From 1998 until
2002 Andrew was also technical writer for the Consumers' Institute
Home & Garden magazine. He continues his writing and editing
skills as the Plant Doctor for Weekend Gardener magazine
and as associate editor of the New Zealand Garden Journal (Journal
of the RNZIH). Andrew was the previous Chairman of the RNZIH executive
committee for two terms during which the NZ Gardens Trust and NZ
Education Trust was established.
- Ordinary National Diploma in Commercial and General Horticulture
- City and Guilds of London Institute Certificate in Organisation
and Management, Horticulture (Stage 3)
& Professional Associations
- Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture (AHRIH)
Group & Society Memberships
- International Plant Propagators Society (member since 1974)