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The Society encourages the advancement of the geosciences in New Zealand and has more than 700 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 (Waikato University 2019, preliminary details here), presents annual awards, and publishes a newsletter every four months.

A volume commemorating the working life of Michael Selby (1936-2018) can be downloaded here.

Peter Ballance's 399 page "New Zealand geology: an illustrated guide" is available as a free pdf here.

Another new 224 page GSNZ publication is "Volcanoes: A historical account and tribute to George Eiby and John Latter", available as a free pdf 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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