- Supper from 7:10 pm - 7:30 pm
- General business 7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
- Speaker 7:45 pm - 8:30 pm
- Trip organisation and socialising 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm.
Tuesday is our regular club night.
Club night meetings are held an our centrally located clubrooms in Moncrieff Street, off Elizabeth Street, off Kent Terrace.
We welcome new faces at our meetings, and there are always club members available to provide newcomers with information and answer any questions.
To add and update clubnights go to http://ttc.org.nz/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/FixtureCard/2014ClubNights
Melissa Marquez, a conservationist and postgraduate student at Victoria University, is researching the ecological role of ghost sharks (chimaeras) as part of a study of the resilience of shark populations to the increasing impacts of commercial fishing.
Bill Allcock spent the Canadian winter of 2013 - 2014 in British Columbiaís coastal town of Squamish, experiencing some of the popular tourist attractions and many outdoor activities on offer. He was joined there for a few weeks by Dave Reynolds.
Dr Kevin Norton discusses how revolutions in cartography, geology, chemistry, and physics have led to major advances in our understanding of the evolution of New Zealandís landscapes.
In early 2016, Ian Armitage voyaged to the Ross Sea, visiting the heritage huts of Scott and Shackleton, Cape Bird on Ross Island, and the new Korean Antarctic Station in Terra Nova Bay.
The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) coordinates major maritime and aviation search and rescue missions, and land-based rescues initiated by the use of distress beacons. Paul Craven takes a look at how distress beacons work, how to get the best out of your PLB, and the merits of other distress-alerting devices.
In 2013 a team of researchers made the stunning discovery that the New Zealand storm petrel, a tiny seabird once thought to be extinct, was nesting on Little Barrier Island. Graeme Taylor from DoC describes the efforts being made by a dedicated team to determine its conservation status on the island.
Can you, or someone you know, keep us entertained or informed?
Our Tuesday night programme organisers, Liz Martin -> mailto:ttc-clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query%20from%20TTC%20website on (04) 938 6311 or Julia Fraser -> mailto:ttc-clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query%20from%20TTC%20website on (04) 586 8466 or David McCrone -> mailto:ttc-clubnight [snail] ttc [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Query%20from%20TTC%20website on (04) 384 3031 , are keen to hear from anyone who would like to be considered as a Tuesday night speaker/presenter.