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Pat & Paddy Stephens

Pat & Paddy Stephens

Paddy and the late Pat Stephens are internationally renowned rosarians, involved in international events, breeding roses and exhibiting worldwide.

They championed Te Awamutu’s Rose Garden and Mrs Stephens still holds the chair of the Te Awamutu Rose Trust.

The couple proudly promoted Te Awamutu as the Rose Town of the world, and had the honour of breeding Te Awamutu Centennial for the town’s 100th anniversary in 1984.

Pat and Paddy were inducted into the Te Awamutu Walk of Fame in 2007.