GSNZ Taranaki branch field trip

11:30 AM
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12:00 PM

Meet at Greenwood Road, picnic/beach area, Oakura
GSNZ Branch event

Field trip to celebrate Hector's Day

Short walk to view the boulder in the cliff under the Pa.

Bring your lunch and sun block.

For more information contact Colleen Field: fieldcolleen@hotmail.com

Sir James Hector

Arriving in NZ in 1862, Sir James Hector conducted a 3-year geological survey from Otago; in Wellington, he became Director of the Colonial Museum; he identified NZ's natural resources; he was responsible for the NZ Institute; was Chancellor of the University of NZ1885-1903 and founded the colony's first scientific journal. He died in 1907.