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New Zealand Rose of the Year


New Zealand Rose of the Year

Please find the following details re The New Zealand Rose of the Year held in Hamilton on Saturday 16th November. This is a prestigious international event and is held annually in the beautiful Rogers Rose Garden at the Hamilton Gardens.

Judges are invited from all walks of life, to judges the roses as they are on the day, and when this job has been completed the guests have lunch. The winning roses were announced and the overall winner received the magnificent Pacific Rose Bowl which was presented this year by the Governor General Dame Sylvia Cartwright.

This year we had 3 distinguished guests from Japan and in the future the Hamilton Gardens will become part of the best rose gardens and rose festivals from around the Pacific which will be known as the Pacific Rose Bowl Festival.

The Fragrance award was presented by the representative of the Governor of Gufu in Japan.

Sam McGredy has been the leading light in promoting this rose festival future.

New Zealand Rose of the Year 2002

New Zealand Rose of the Year
Best Friend ( Meisionver ) Raised by Meilland, France

Best Hybrid Tea Rose
Best Friend ( Meisionver ) Raised by: Meilland, France

Best Floribunda
Queen Wilhelmina ( Jacimgol ) Raised by: Zary, USA

Best Climber
Kaimai Sunset ( Somtabco ) Raised by: Somerfield New Zealand

Fragrance Award
Chartreuse de Parme ( Delviola ) Raised by: Delbard, France

Sam McGredy Award
For The Best Overseas Raised Rose Butterflies ( Internug ) Raised by: Ilsink, Holland.


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