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NSG TRIP LIST
Please add your trips below
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DateTrip/eventSuitable for novices?Requires SRT?Leader/ hostContact details
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Organised caving trips (dates fixed)
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Please let the trip leader know as soon as early as possible, there may be limits on numbers
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Thursday 19th NovemberNSG monthly meeting at Neil Green's, 126 Champion Road; Ray Salisbury presenting on Tablelands
All welcome
Neil GreenText 027-2460735
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2 - 6 December
Pre-christmas Heli caving expedition. Exploration to Replica karst area, Mt Owen. Non-caving options include prospecting and exploring the area for cavesExperience in these environment required Yes
Oz Patterson
027-2326255
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12th December
NSG christmas BBQ at Deb & Oz's
--Oz and Deb027-2326255 & 0272271923
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Thursday 21st January 2021 from 5pmHonest Lawyer cave. Come down for a drink and a meal. Catch up on what has been happening over summerEveryone-
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23rd to 24th January 2021Cave Conservation w/e Kairuru caves. Formation cleaning and install string lines.Yes. Good numbers required for both daysNoNSG ProjectContact: Oz Patterson 027-2326255 or john.patterson@xtra.co.nz
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30th Jan 2021 - 16 days
Annual South Owen Caving expedition.
No Yes Mike Allen
027-8363801 mallen@mba.gen.nz
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Thursday 18th February NSG monthly meeting. Postponed due to so many people away on trips
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Sunday 7th March 2021Takaka Hill Caves and Karst interpretation tour. Everything you wanted to know about the Caves and Karst here, but didn't know who to ask... Also an international year of Caves and Karst eventEveryoneNo
Guide: Ian Millar
Contact either Ian MIllar 03-5486676 or Oz 027-2326255
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Thursday 18th March 2021NSG monthly meeting - 7.30pm @ 4 Sutton Street Richmond
Greg and Alison Pickford
Contact Greg or Alison Pickford 03 544 7085
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Easter 2rd - 5th April Paturau caving w/e, Camping at Sandhills creek. lots of easy caving, suitable for families. Please contact Andrew Smith for more informationCavers and families of caversNo
Andrew Smith
Contact Andrew Smith 0211784160
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2rd to 10th April Ellis Basin trip, conservation work and diving. Helicopter support organisedExperienced cavers Yes
Kieran Mckay
Contact Kieran Mckay 0211334966 mckaycaver@gmail.com
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Thursday 15th AprilNSG monthly meeting 7.30pm @ 88 Washbourn Drive, Richmond. Presentation by Peter MacNabb on "The Vietnam Cave Project"
Chris Whiting
Contact: Chris Whiting 027-6445544
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Sunday 18th AprilCave Conservation w/e, this time Hawkes caves. Formation cleaning and install string lines.Yes. Good numbers required for both daysNoNSG ProjectContact: Oz Patterson 027-2326255 or john.patterson@xtra.co.nz
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June 5 - 7th Queensbirthday w/eCharleston Caving meet. This is the 30th year of cavers getting together on the Westcoast. There will be some special events, especially as it is the international year of Caves and Karst.Suitable for all levels of experienceNo but SRT caves are available
Alice Shanks
027-3661246
alice@caverock.net.nz
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Thursday 17th JuneNSG monthly meeting at 7.30pm @ 27 Douglas Road, Nelson. Van Watson will present about his and Paul Caffyn's new book on early SRT caving in New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.Everyone welcomeIan Millar35486676
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26th June Midwinter dinner Takaka hut kick off 5pm (Dusk). Vintage caving trip to Commentary cave Sturday morning, meet at hut at 9am. 70's caving gear, carbide, cothon overalls etc. Everyone welcomeCaving LadderContact Andrew Smith 0211784160
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27th JuneHawkes cave, continue with cave conservation projectYes No
Oz Patterson
027-2326255
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Thursday 15th July 2021NSG monthly meeting 7.30pm @ Panorama Drive
Everyone welcome
Hoss Kouhestani
027 4086191 Hoss@kiwipersian.co.nz
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5th to 8th AugustPaturau caving w/e based at Backpackers, tent sites availableYesNo
Oz Patterson
027-2326255
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4/5th September Hodge Creek caving w/e, Flora valleyClub members No
Oz Patterson
027-2326255
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Regular caving trips (dates flexible)
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If you're interested let the trip leader know and dates can be arranged
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Meetings/socials
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The club meeting is usually held the third Thursday of every month @730pm
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Training / SAR
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Keep your skills up
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INFONSG Trip coordinator: Chris Whiting 027-6445544 chrism3nz@yahoo.co.nz
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All welcome:Come along on a caving trip or say hello at the monthly club meeting! All members are welcome, as are prospective members.
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Club caving gear hire: Mike Allen 027-8363801 mallen@mba.gen.nz
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> More info on the Facebook group:The ‘Caving in Nelson’ Facebook group may have more info on trips: www.facebook.com/groups/cavinginnelson/
Alternatively email or call Richard: nelsonspeleogroup@gmail.com, 022 045 0920
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> Request a trip:If you want to go on a trip not listed here, or you organise one at short notice, post on the Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/cavinginnelson/