From the president’s desk, 24 May 2016

RASNZ's new President John Drummond's first blog describes the excellent RASNZ Conference and Astrophotography Workshop hosted by the Hawks Bay Astronomical Society in Napier this year.

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Watch this space for the announcement of the Beatrice Hill Tinsley Lecturer for 2017.


From the president’s desk, 9 May 2016

In the final blog post for his term as President of the RASNZ, John Hearnshaw reports on the Executive Committee meeting of the IAU recently held in Mexico City.