Ikebana Wellington

Friendship through flowers

Sogetsu Upcoming Events


On Sunday 3 December at 2-4pm in Khandallah Town Hall, Adriana will lead a workshop from Book 5, lesson 11. “Arrangements for Celebrations”. Members will make an arrangement to express the wholehearted feeling of celebration. Show that you, the arranger, joins in the celebration mood by means of ikebana. Read more on Sogetsu Upcoming Events page.

Learning Ikebana

Currently (2017)  five of our members are active Sogetsu teachers in the Wellington area. Each lesson costs: approx $15-$20 per class and is of approximately 1-1 ½ hours long. Materials such as flowers and greenery are expected to be provided by the student unless special arrangements have been made with the tutor. Textbooks, containers and fixings cost extra.

For more details on times, fees and venues please
Contact us at   wgtn.ikebana@gmail.com

These members are fully certificated and hold classes regularly.

Elizabeth McMillan in Seatoun Ph 04 380 9545. Lesson fees are $20 each and are held on Mondays and Tuesdays. Elizabeth also holds a monthly class in Waikanae on the third Thursday afternoon of each month.

Satomi Takahashi in Seatoun Ph 04 388 8204. Satomi holds lessons on Fridays and Saturdays. Each lesson costs $15. Japanese and English spoken.

Helen Arranging
Helen Wareham in Oriental Parade Ph 04 970 9573 or Mob 021 201 8601. Helen holds lessons on Wednesday mornings. Each lesson costs $20.

Sandi's arrangement
Sandra Hurnard in Khandallah and Martinborough Ph 04 970 6809. Lessons cost $20 each and are held on Tuesday afternoons and evenings.

Kathy Kerry in Northland Ph 04 973 9065. Lessons cost $20 each and are held by arrangement to suit teacher and student.

I.I. Recent Activities

Our AGM I.I. meeting was held on Thursday June 1 at Wadestown Presbyterian Church Hall at 10:30am. The future of our Chapter was discussed at length. 13 members attended the meeting and after a vote we were unable to elect a working committee to continue our Chapter. As a result we have now set up a small committee to set about closing the Chapter. This process is expected to take at least a year and maybe longer. Those involved in the process will keep members informed of progress and how the Chapter funds will be distributed. Read more in About Us.