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Napier Garden Competition

The Napier Garden competition is on again! Start planting, pruning, and grooming all of yourGarden Competition 2021 logo with mitre 10 beautiful blooms to be ready for when entries open!

Run annually by the Spirit of Napier Lions in association with Napier City Council, the Napier Garden Competition is a great way for proud garden owners and carers to showcase their gardens. Garden lovers can enter their own garden in the competition or 'dob in a garden' of one they admire.

For the 2021 competition, entries open on 4 October and close 29 October. Judging is on 2 & 3 November and prize-giving is on 20 November 2021.

There are 7 categories, plus the Overall Champion Garden Award.

  • First time entry
  • Business, motels, retirement villages
  • Vegetable gardens
  • Residential 1 - Marewa to Bay View
  • Residential 2 - Onekawa to Taradale
  • School & pre-school gardens
  • House Plants (online entry via Facebook and Instagram @napiercitycouncil)

Entries for the 2021 Garden Competition open 4 October and close 29 October. For more information please phone Spirit of Napier Lions Club on +64 6 844 0439.

Enter Garden Competition

Entry criteria

  • Gardens can be entered in one category, plus vegetable garden
  • The overall champion garden is chosen from the category finalists
  • Entries are open to all Napier ratepayers and residents
  • The judges decision is final.
Follow this link if the form fails to load. online form.

Champion Garden: 

Adrienne Curtis, Kent Terrace, Taradale

Business/Motel/ Retirement Village:

  1.  Princess Alexandra, Battery Road, Napier
  2. Devonshire Masonic Village, Devonshire Place, Taradale

Schools and Pre-Schools:

  1. Henry Hill School, Dick Place, Napier
  2. Arthur Miller School, Guppy Road, Taradale
  3. Montessori 3-6 Trelingual Pre School, Chambers Street, Napier ent,

First Time Entry:

  1. Adrienne Curtis, Kent Terrace, Taradale
  2. Jan Chalmers Gladstone Road, Napier 3. Cate Alizzi, Lighthouse Road, Bluff Hill

Edible Garden:

  1. Colin & Diane Goble, Coleman Terrace , Napier
  2. Carl Nicholson, Goldsmith Road, Napier
  3. Murray & Jenny McIndoe/Hope, Alamein Crescent, Napier


  1. Mark Williams, Westminster Avenue, Tamatea
  2. Colin & Diane Goble, Coleman Terrace, Napier
  3. Lindy Roxburgh, Downing Avenue, Pirimai

Houseplants (online)

  1. Santana Hill, Titoki Crescent, Napier

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