Rhodenza Geraldine and Timaru 2024

Rhodenza 2024


‘Rhododendron 'Odyssey’ 2024

The organizing committee cordially invite you to join them for three days of beautiful gardens, stimulating speakers, amazing scenery, impressive art, delicious food and great hospitality.

You are invited to come and enjoy what the Geraldine and Timaru areas have to offer.

Main venue: Woodbury Hall

Transport from Christchurch airport: If there is sufficient demand transport will be provided from Christchurch Airport to Geraldine and return. If we operate a bus service the departure time from Christchurch airport will be 1.30 pm Tuesday 29 November 2024.  This is will be at an additional cost as shown on the registration form.

Direct flights Wellington to Timaru:  There are daily direct flights from Wellington to Timaru. If you choose the flight on Tuesday 29th October, departing Wellington at 9.30 am arriving Timaru at 10.50am, the committee will arrange transport from Timaru airport to Geraldine.


  • 29 October - Opening this evening
  • 30 October - AGM followed by garden visits in Geraldine area. Free evening
  • 31 October – Garden visits in Geraldine area. Conference dinner and guest speaker this evening
  • 1 November – Garden visits Timaru followed by lunch and closing ceremony.


It is anticipated there will be sufficient accommodation in Geraldine for those attending:

Geraldine Motels
Asure Scenic Route
Four Peaks Motel
Black on Grey

For accommodation details please refer to the Rhodenza 2024 Information Pack.

Enquiries to:

Joy O’Keefe  Email: [email protected]  Phone: 021 09053669

Ann Johnstone Email: [email protected]  Phone: 027 3163313

Sandra Nichelsen    Registration Enquiries    Email: [email protected]  Phone: 021 155 0002

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