Past Events

Mt Watkin / Hikaroroa

Saturday 15th of March 2003, 09:30 AM (20 years ago)

Contact: Robyn Bridges | 021 235 8997

A full day field trip with Robyn Bridges. A cross-country walk to a landform of interest both botanically and geologically. The prominent bump on the horizon, on the left as you head north past the Karitane turnoff, is a volcanic hill 'standing alone in a schist landscape'. Botanical specimens of interest include Coprosma virescens, Fuchsia perscandens and Gingidia montana. Bring all-weather gear, stout footware, food, drink and money for transport. Meet in the Department of Botany carpark, 464 Great King Street, to car-pool. Passengers pay driver 8c/km. Read Wild Dunedin by Neville Peat and Brian Patrick for more interesting details about Mt Watkin.

BSO Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 12th of March 2003, 05:30 PM (20 years ago)

Contact: Robyn Bridges | 021 235 8997

Drink, nibbles and chat followed by a short meeting to elect a chairman and committee for 2003. Then, guest speaker Kelvin Lloyd will give one of his fabulous slide shows on The Botanical Tramper. More tantalising glimpses of untracked wilderness. Meet in the Zoology Annexe Seminar Room, Great King Street, back behind the car park between the Dental School and the Department of Zoology. Bring a gold coin donation towards costs.


Friday 7th of March 2003, 12:00 PM (20 years ago)

Contact: David Orlovich |

A BBQ to welcome new botany/ecology students and new BSO members. Meet at the front lawn, Botany House Annexe, Great King Street (across the road from the Caltex). Sausage sandwiches and juice $1 each. All BSO members welcome! Contact David Orlovich for details.