Friends of the Botanic Garden
The Friends of the Wellington Botanic Garden is a group that supports the mahi of the Wellington Botanic Garden. It became an incorporated society in 1989 and the members include gardeners, plants enthusiasts and former staff. The Friends endeavours to promote and support the development of the Botanic Gardens. This includes initiating projects, raising funds and fostering interest in its scientific, education, cultural and recreation functions.
The Friends main areas of focus include:
- Advocacy and support: ensuring the Botanic Garden is well-funded and well-managed.
- Guiding and Hosting: providing guides for tours
- Events: organising and hosting lectures, film and other similar events.
Publications Produced by the Friends of the Botanic Garden