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Plant purchases direct from this website are thriving. It is convenient, saves travelling to ONPN, and can be done 24/7. Here is the response of a recent client:

"Thank you very much. My cordylines arrived today :) I am very impressed with your prompt service and the quality of my new babies.

I will definitely order plants from you in the future.

Thanks again, Courtney"
February 2017

Oratia Update – February 2017

Well, we’ve run out of school holidays and long weekends, and it seems the country is finally settling back into a regular working pattern. In the case of Oratia, our “official” working hours this year are as follows:
Opening Days 2017
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday.
9am - 4.30pm.

We close for Statutory Holidays but will open on the following two days.
Visits outside these days may be made by appointment (email, or phone 09 818 6467 or 09 813 0229).
While there are three working days when you can be sure to find someone at the nursery to help you, there are other days when the gate might also be open.

If you would like to visit on days other than those listed, call the nursery to see if we are there, or ask if a time that suits you can be arranged. We are happy to help if we can.
In addition:

  • some forward orders may still be possible, depending on species and time required;
  • while stock numbers are steadily reducing, there is still plenty to choose from.

Summer planting is a good time to maximise growth, so long as you are able to water regularly. So drop by or give us a call – we look forward to providing you with more great natives in 2017.
Geoff and Bev Davidson,
Oratia Native Plant Nursery.