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Rose breeder Listing last updated on 31 Jul 2021.
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Nola M. Simpson
17 Montgomery Terrace
Palmerston North, NZ
Nola Simpson had been married to a rose breeder, John W. Simpson who died in 1978.
1973 New Zealand Rose Annual
p49. The Trial Grounds, 1972. Nola Simpson (nee Gordon)
It was printed in the July 17 2011 issue of "Your Weekend" supplement to "The Press" newspaper, that Nola Simpson died the previous month in Palmerton North at the age of 81.
2012 Australian Rose Annual
p57. Nola Simpson. 1930-2011. Nola's awards were numerous. She was the recipient of the T. A. Stewart Memorial award in 1994, Queen's Service Medal, and the New Zealand Rose Society awards Life Membership, Frank Penn Memorial Award and the coveted New Zealand Rose Award plus a Lifetime Achievement Award from the RNRS amongst others.