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Mar 2024

Fresh off the ice

SWAIS2C edition

When: Tuesday, 26 March 2024

Where: Government Buildings Lecture Theatre 1

Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus
55 Lambton Quay

In association with Te Herenga Waka, Victoria University of Wellington, and GNS Science.

Mar 2024

Fresh off the Ice

Antarctic Summer Reports 2023-2024

When: Tuesday, 12 March 2024

Where: Main Conference Room

NIWA, Greta Point
301 Evans Bay Parade

In association with the National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) and Te Herenga Waka, Victoria University of Wellington.

Mar 2024

An Enduring Legacy

David Harrowfield final lecture ‘An Enduring Legacy’

Special service for the unveiling of stained-glass window for one of Shackleton’s Ross Sea party.

Date: Saturday, 9 March, 2024
Time: 7 pm
Location: All Saints’ Anglican Church
786 Cumberland Street
Dunedin North 9016

Nov 2023
Special Event Wellington

90th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

The New Zealand Antarctic Society, Wellington Branch invites you to:

90th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

When: 6pm, Thursday 16th November 2023

Where: Wellesley Boutique Hotel
2-8 Maginnity Street
Wellington CBD

Close to the Dominion Farmers Institute, site of the Society’s first meeting

BOOK NOW. There are a few tickets still available.

Oct 2023

Sir Holmes Miller Memorial Lecture 2023

Presenter: Colin Monteath

Erebus: The Ice Dragon

When: 6 pm, Tuesday, 17 October 2023

Where: Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus, LT01

Jun 2023
Talk Wellington

Victoria’s 15th Antarctic Expedition (1970-71) Returns

The New Zealand Antarctic Society – Wellington Branch invites you to

Victoria’s 15th Antarctic expedition (1970-71) Returns

When: 12:00 – 14:45pm Thursday 8th June, 2023

Where: Alan MacDiarmid AM101, Kelburn Campus

Jun 2023
Talk Wellington

Antarctica – A 1970s Perspective

The New Zealand Antarctic Society Wellington Branch invites you to

Antarctica – A 1970s Perspective

Presented by Dr John McPherson
Introduced by Professor Barry Kohn, Deputy Leader VUWAE 15

When: 6pm, Thursday 8th June 2023

Where: Government Buildings LT01,Pipitea Campus
Victoria University of Wellington-Te Herenga Waka

Jul 2022

Mid-Winter Dinner Christchurch

Aug 2021
Free Event Wellington

Antarctic Discovery Day

The Antarctic Discovery Day is a FREE family-friendly initiative of the Wellington branch of the New Zealand Antarctic Society. This year, we have partnered with Bishop Viard School in Porirua to host a day of Antarctic-themed activities and displays, open to the public with no cost for entry.

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