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Tunaiti Caldera GEOSCIENCE SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND

The Society encourages the advancement of the geosciences in New Zealand and has more than 900 members, an elected national committee, eight branches and a number of subcommittees and special interest groups. Membership is open to all who are interested in the geosciences. The Society holds a conference in a different part of New Zealand each year, presents annual awards, and publishes a newsletter every four months.

NZGS presents the 14th Glossop Medal Lecture by Professor Jim Griffiths in February 2015, "Feet on the Ground: Engineering Geology, Past, Present and Future". Details here.

A new Miscellaneous Publication is out "Hochstetter's First Nelson Diary" (MP137) here. There is also a special deal for both volumes dealing with the Nelson diaries here.

Make a donation to support the Society and our awards here.


 



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THERE ARE MANY REASONS TO JOIN:
  • Tap a useful network of contacts & support
  • Receive a thrice-yearly newsletter
  • Our annual conference
  • Our annual awards celebrate achievements
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  PURCHASE OUR PUBLICATIONS
  • Biographies of New Zealand geologist
  • "A Continent on the Move" a GSNZ publication
  • Guidebooks to landscapes of New Zealand
  • Inventories of geological features
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ANNUAL CONFERENCE
The Annual Conference is the highlight of the Society's year. Conferences are usually held at the end of November into early December. Organisation is rotated around the main branch centres.

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