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The Gisborne Photo News



Orchid Society Spring Show

The Spring Show is regarded by the orchid Society as the highlight of the year. This is the culmination of years of preparation and cultivating for the blooms to be at their best. This year at least 22 genera were on display making the show visually exciting.


Carol Brophy with Phal. amabilis which was judged to be Grand Champion Orchid (Best in Show)


The very knowledgeable judges who have at least 5 years experience and are registered with the National Society spent hours selecting the category prizewinners are(L to R): Harold Bayram, Margaret Lundon, Wes Ross-Taylor, Graeme Lundon, Alan Lewington, Agnes Bayram, Murray Murton and Gordon Grimson.


The Poverty Bay East Coast Orchid Society's Committee are from left: Audrey Curd, Gordon Grimson, Dawn Worsnop, Alan Lewington, Agnes Bayram, Harold Bayram, Paddy Taylor, Tony Weatherly and Rose Bell.