We hold regular meetings, field trips, workshops and social events. If you're interested in botany, native plants and/or the natural environment and would like to meet enthusiastic, like-minded people, then this could be the society for you!

For a full list of upcoming events, see our diary.

2024 Drawing Competition

This year we will hold the 2024 Botanical Society of Otago’s Audrey Eagle Botanical Drawing Competition and Art Auction.

Participants of all skill levels are warmly encouraged to submit. Artists will have the opportunity to present their works for auction after the awards have been presented, with all profits going back to the artist.

More details and entry forms are here. Entries due 1st September.

See the 2024 Photo Competition results here

Plant Portrait Winner: Flax Flower by Lydia Turley.


Our postal address is:
Botanical Society of Otago
c/o Department of Botany
University of Otago
P.O. Box 56 Dunedin
New Zealand

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