Category Archives: Wellington Branch

October Meeting

On 14 October , 18 members, guest speaker Dr Ed. Ballard and 3 other guests attended our October meeting. Dr Ballard is well known to us have spoken at a meeting last year. The other three guests were Captain Shane … Continue reading

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September Meeting

Yesterday 17 members attended our monthly meeting. Following a social half hour and lunch, our member Captain Raminder Anand gave a both informative and entertaining talk on his experience with Maersk Line. Prior to his studying at Victoria University last … Continue reading

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Wellington Meeting – Feb 2020

The first meeting of the year was held to-day at the Bolton Hotel. Eighteen persons including Guest Speaker Richard Ford and potential full member Martin Harper were in attendance. Before sitting down to an excellent curry lunch Warden Eric introduced … Continue reading

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Wellington October Meeting

The October meeting was held on 09 October. There were 19 attendees, Before lunch commenced a very professional address was given by DerekNind, CEO of Centreport. His talk was revolved around the recoveryefforts to return the port to a fully … Continue reading

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Wellington September Meeting

There were nineteen at today’s meeting including Captain Dave McEwan RNZN who took away an application for membership form. After lunch, a presentation on oil tankers and their development since the 1950’s was given by Mike Pryce. Growth both in … Continue reading

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August Meeting

A total of 36 persons sat down to lunch on Wednesday 14th. As was arranged, the meeting was held in conjunction with River Press who were launching a new book. The gathering was a very congenial affair made all the … Continue reading

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Wellington July Meeting

The July meeting, attended by 16 members and three guests, was held at the Bolton Hotel today. Two of the guests (Elmar Gailitis and Ian Scott) are members of the Navy League and Captain Dave McEwan RNZN, guest of Eric, … Continue reading

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Wellington June Meeting

The June meeting held at the Bolton Hotel was attended by 14 members and 1 guest. After working lunch 4, which included a very spicy coconut and lemongrass soup, we were briefed and entertained by the talk given by our member, Katherine … Continue reading

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Interesting Talk by member Wellington Pilot Lew Henderson

Fourteen members attended the May meeting. Not a bad turnout given the number away on vacation or being unwell. Our speaker and member, Lew Henderson, gave an unscripted and fascinating talk for a full hour on the complexities faced by … Continue reading

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March Meeting – Wellington

The lunch meeting held at the Bolton on Wednesday 13 March was the first for the year.  14 members,  plus guest speaker Dr. Ed Ballard and visitor Bruce Campbell, a Southampton pilot and son of member Angus Campbell, all enjoyed … Continue reading

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