2024 Club Programme 

Month
Date
Event
Details
April
8th    
Club Night
CLUB NIGHT & AGM 7.00 p.m.  
FEATURE – Demonstration of back to basics. 
TREE OF THE MONTH - Literati. Open Class trees must be in bonsai pots but Novices do not have to have their trees in pots.
Critique/Raffle 

May
8th
Combined Club Meeting
FEATURE – Combined Club night with the Christchurch Bonsai Club meeting at their Club Rooms 37 Colesbury Street Bishopdale on the second Wednesday of the Month.


June
10th Club Night
CLUB NIGHT 7.00 p.m.  
FEATURE – Cement formations demonstration. 
TREE OF THE MONTH - Silhouettes. Open Class trees must be in bonsai pots but Novices do not have to have their trees in pots.
Critique/Raffle 
 
June
15-16th
National Bonsai Convention in Auckland 
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July 8th Club Night CLUB NIGHT 7.00 p.m.  
FEATURE – Grafting & root over rock by Wayne. 
TREE OF THE MONTH - Bring Your Best Trees. Open Class trees must be in bonsai pots but Novices do not have to have their trees in pots.
Critique/Raffle 
 
August 12th Club Night CLUB NIGHT 7.00 p.m.  
FEATURE – Kokedama & Show preparation workshop.
TREE OF THE MONTH - Informal Upright. Open Class trees must be in bonsai pots but Novices do not have to have their trees in pots.
Critique/Raffle 
 
September 9th Combined Club Meeting FEATURE – Combined Club night with the Christchurch Bonsai Society visiting Avon at the Tea Kiosk  -  Tanuki by Tony 
TREE OF THE MONTH - Silhouettes. Open Class trees must be in bonsai pots but Novices do not have to have their trees in pots.

Tree of the Year competition 
There will be 2 sections at each meeting: 
1. OPEN - Any Bonsai Trees by any member but the bonsai must be in a bonsai pot. Trees will be judged by other members vote.  
2. Novice - Members who have been a member for 5 years or less. Members can bring any style of Bonsai. Trees do not have to be in a bonsai pot for the display. Also, Trees will be judged by other members vote.  
3. Up to 2 entries per class, per person, for each meeting.  
 

Market & Trading Nights 
This is a chance for you to find a new home for your surplus bonsai items or to find new material for future fantastic creations. So bring along any Bonsai / Gardening-related items for sale, or to swap directly with other club members.