Macraes Trip 19th October 2016

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GSA Otago

Members are invited to participate in activities planned for members in the Otago Branch. You may also wish to propose additional activities and other possible venues.


Branch Newsletter  click this link for our latest newsletter October 2017

Activities planned for 2017 and 2018

Bus trip to be on February 13th 2018 to the aircraft museum at Mandeville near Gore

AGM and Christmas Luncheons to be announced.

Christmas dinner for 2017 to be held on 6th December at the Otago Golf Club Balmacewen Rd  Dunedin.

Oamaru members luncheon on 7th Decemberat the Coast Cafe Kakanui will have to held at another venue due to a car crashing into and partly destroying the cafe. I have contacted the PORTSIDE Restaurant at the Blue penguin colony South Hill Oamaru as an alternative venue.


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The branch committee (elected at the annual meeting) meets: on the 3rd Monday of the month in the Maori Hill Community Hall at 2.00 p.m. Meetings followed by a light afternoon tea normally last for approximately 1 hour.

Are there other locations where members might like to meet?

What subjects would you like discussed?


About 50 people enjoyed our AGM dinner at the Otago Golf Club during May where we had a lovely meal and a speech from Brian Whisker outlining progress to date on the various activities of our National Body and items of concern to us. 

The Branch Committe comprising of:

Chairman- Bill Price

Deputy- Anne Cressey,

Secretary/treasurer- Robert Morey

Minutes secretary- David Horne

Committe members- Michael Cowell, Robin Gledhill, Ron McLeod, Errol Thompson, Lyn Harris, Brian Hall, Max Kennelly  have been re-elected.We also welcome Mrs Isobel Phillips to our committee.

We have set up a social sub-committee to plan our annual bus trip which could be later this year or early next year and our annual Christmas function will be early December.

What destinations would members like to visit on these trips? Please let me or any of the committee members know.

Are there any members willing to be co-opted onto a sub committee to help plan our social events?

To find out more about activities planned for members, or to suggest other activities or venues, contact:

Branch Secretary
Robert Morey
0800 888472

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