Become a Friend

New members welcome! The Friends have a range of membership options for individuals, groups and organisations. Membership gives you access to exclusive benefits along with social and volunteer opportunities that support the Auckland Botanic Gardens, including:

  • Free quarterly magazine with member news, Auckland Botanic Gardens updates, articles and more
  • Garden tours in Spring and Autumn
  • Friends painting group and exhibitions
  • Growing Friends, Wiri Rambler and Horticultural Library volunteer groups
  • Sculpture in the Gardens and Visiting Artist Programme
  • Member functions such as our annual Soup Day and more
  • Monthly news-sheet.

Membership fees range between $10 - $25 per year.

(Please note the Friends financial year runs from July 1st to June 30th. People joining within two months prior to a new financial year will have their fee carried over to the new year.)

Contact the Friends

Please submit the form below to join the Friends. If you have further queries, please email us at or phone 021 122 7418.

Join the Friends