New Zealand Antarctic Society

Auckland Branch 2024 Mid-Winter Dinner

Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Mid-Winter Dinner at Remuera Golf Club

The Auckland Branch of the New Zealand Antarctic Society is pleased to invite you to celebrate the winter solstice with a Mid-Winter Dinner at Remuera Golf Club.

Our after-dinner speaker, NZAS President Rex Hendry, has worked regularly in Antarctica, having travelled there 25 times over the last 45 years… ranging in duration from 8 days to 412 days – a little over 1,500 days in total!

Date: 18 Jun 2024 - 18 Jun 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Remuera Golf Club, Tui Room
120 Abbotts Way
Auckland 1702

His roles have included electrician, field training instructor, dog handler, mountaineer, field assistant, search and rescue leader, and Scott Base Operations Manager, with experience in both the Ross Dependency and around the Antarctic Peninsula.

He has worked on tourist ships to the NZ Sub-Antarctic Islands, Commonwealth Bay and the Ross Sea for nine summer seasons.

Previously Rex has been the Chair of the Taranaki-Whanganui Conservation Board and the Chair of Land Search and Rescue NZ.

He is currently retired but grows fruit and lavender in Taranaki.

RSVP: by Mon, 3rd June 2024

Venue: Remuera Golf Course, Tui Room 120 Abbotts Way, Remuera, Auckland

Time: 6.00 pm for drinks & socialising. 6:45 pm Dinner/Formalities

Parking: There is ample parking at the clubhouse

Cost: For a traditional buffet meal (including dessert) and facility hire is $57.50 per head.
There is a cash bar.
Please advise Roger when booking of any special dietary requirements

RSVP 2 steps:

  1. Email Roger McGarry [email protected] by 3rd June with the names attending,
    or Text 0274 373 404
  2. And please pay into NZAS Inc. Auckland Branch
    01 0183 0124400 00
    $57.50 per person, Reference Your Surname, by 3rd June.
Remuera Golf Club Abbotts Way
Auckland, New Zealand

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