GEOSCIENCE SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND
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 2019 Hochstetter Lecture series is currently underway. This year's lecturer, Bill Fry from GNS, talks about earthquakes, tsunamis and more. Go here for more details.
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. For a better poster go here .
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.