Last Updated: 21-10-2016 15:47

October 11th Committee meeting of MCC – Report submitted by Gillian Clover, President MCC

  1. Seddon Shield August 25-27th, 2017

Carolyn Hope and Sara Varenne have agreed to undertake the Salon.  A sign-up list for other jobs to be circulated on Club night.  Jon Coe (Nelson) is providing software for Registration and Salon.  Meetings with volunteers to be arranged

  1. Treasurer

Subscription notices are being sent out for overdue Annual subscriptions which need to be paid by end of October 2016.

  1. Events

Club Nights:  Craig Bluett and Wendy Murphy on October 13th.  October 20th, Heather Harley, Secretary of Honours Board PSNZ.  November 10th “The Chatham Island Taiko” – Christmas refreshments and raffle.  November 24th Christmas Party, venue TBA.  February 9, 2017 – Fun evening – members’ holiday photos, etc.

Field Trips:  Sandra & Jeff Sewell’s Gardens at Okaramio October 16, led by Ross & Chris Beech.  November, December, January no field trips.

  1. Set Subjects and Judges 2016/17

List of subjects and judges is almost complete and will be posted on the club website.  Thanks to Eunice Belk and others for co-ordinating this.  Image trophies to be displayed at the Annual Dinner together with all the top images of the year.

  1. Grant Application for funding to cover some routine club expenses has been submitted to Redwoodtown Trust.


  1. Future workshops

Ricky Wilson states that Jeff Ross suggests members be asked for suggestions.  List to be handed round at a future Club night.

  1. Print and digital Landscape Rules

These are under review for future Landscape and Natural History competitions

  1. Award Presentations 2017

There is no Annual Dinner in 2017 because of the Seddon Shield meeting.  Trophies will be presented at an Awards Night on August 10th.  Guest speaker, Sally Mason.