Nelmac Garden Marlborough stems from a love and passion for gardening and good living as a way of life, one shared by our committee and office team, who take great delight in planning, promoting and hosting this wonderful annual event.

The four-day festival involves a huge contingent of people who generously give their time to bring together the best event of its kind in New Zealand. The volunteers involved include the tour guides, the registration staff, workshop assistants, fete site staff, refreshment and food providers, to mention just a few. This is of course in addition to the many Marlborough garden owners who work tirelessly throughout the year and open their amazing environments for others to share and be inspired by. The local transport and accommodation providers who contribute so much to this festival should also be acknowledged. This community of people collaborate year after year to ensure a truly unforgettable weekend.

The Committee of Nelmac Garden Marlborough, along with our team of volunteers, will do everything possible to ensure festival attendees come away inspired and motivated by all they see and do in our beautiful province.

Committee - The People behind the event

Back row: Tony Hawke, Julia Brown (Marketing & Sponsorship), Jenny Andrews, Sara Neill, Luke Elworthy, Jodie Griffiths (Event Manager), Lucy Trolove, Richard Macfarlane. Front row: Sally Wadworth, Tusha Midgley, Tim Crawford (President), Keren Mitchell, Carolyn Ferraby.

Taking Care of your Enviroment




As New Zealand’s Premier Garden Event, Nelmac Garden Marlborough is a credit to the region and to the Garden Marlborough Team who bring everything together.
Nelmac is proud to support the event as naming rights sponsor and to witness the benefits and pleasures it delivers to the region and visitors alike.