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NZ Rocket Day

See rockets launched!  Rocket-talk to like minded people!  See rockets-in-creation!

3rd February at Taupiri from midday.

http://www.nzrocketry.org.nz/index.php?page=rocket-day

Directions http://www.nzrocketry.org.nz/index.php?page=taupiri-launch-site

From Auckland, take the motorway south and continue on past Meremere and the Rangiriri Tavern until you reach the turnoff at Tahuna Rd and go left. Continue a fairly long way down Tahuna Rd, making a right turn at Rutherford Rd and continue along Rutherford Rd, turning left into Kneebone Rd. About 1km down Kneebone and you are there at Mission Control! Travel time is about 1hr from Auckland, and 40 minutes from Hamilton.

Not from Auckland? Take the Gordonton turnoff from SH1 at Taupiri. Hang a left turn at Orini Rd and go down to Rutherford. Left on Rutherford and right on Kneebone and your are there at the launch site a little ways down the road!

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Upcoming events for Stella Nova

Stella Nova is an Auckland-based SF/F/H club catering to fans of all fandom persuasions. The main meetings are held monthly on the third Wednesday of the month. Other regular events also happen during the month.

•     BOOK – 31st Jan, 7.30pm – Discussion group for readers – Mangere Bridge.  Yes, it was supposed to be the 24th the hosts won’t be back from the Taupo Joust by then so it was postponed a week.

•     SPACE – Saturday 5th Feb, 3.00pm – Social gathering of members to eat & drink and talk.  SPACE is a ‘Space on the Beach’ (let’s hope the weather is good) at Omana Beach near Maraitai.  If it’s a clear night, a Star Party may occur.

•     Club Meeting – 16th Feb, 8.00pm – Venue: Auckland Horticultural Centre, 990 Great North Rd, Western Springs.  The March club meeting is on the 16th of March meeting and the AGM.

•     BOG – cancelled for February as it falls on the same weekend as Battlecry.

•     SPACE – 4th March, 7.30pm – Papakura.  Maree’s planning a special evening.

Note that some events are held at the homes of Stella Nova members. For privacy reasons, these are not shown in full here. If you wish to attend these events or simply find out more about Stella Nova, please email enquiries@stella-nova.sf.org.nz.

Phoenix SF Society – November Calendar

Phoenix is a Wellington based SF/F/H club catering to fans of all fandom persuasions. The main meetings are held monthly on the second wednesday of the month. Other regular events also happen during the month.

  • Main Meeting – 10th Nov, 7.30pm – Topic: “Writers presentation and Guest Speaker”. The Phoenix writers group will be reading works on the theme of “flat earth”. As an added bonus, club patron Phillip Mann will be along to tell everyone what he has been up to and read from his latest project “The Headman”. Venue: Turnbull House, Bowen St, Wellington
  • Biblio – 15th Nov, 5.30pm – Discussion group for readers – D4, Featherston Street
  • Writers – 20th Nov, 1.30pm – Local support group for aspiring genre writers – Eastbourne
  • Board Gaming – 20th Nov, 6.30pm – Tawa
  • PIG – 27th Nov, 7.30pm – Social gathering of members to eat & drink and talk – Maungaraki

Note that some events are held at the homes of Phoenix members. For privacy reasons, these are not shown in full here. If you wish to attend these events or simply find out more about Phoenix, please email enquiries@phoenix.sf.org.nz.

Stella Nova October/November Calender

Stella Nova is an Auckland-based SF/F/H club catering to fans of all fandom persuasions. The main meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month. Other regular events also happen during the month.

  • Club Meeting – 20th Oct, 8.00pm – Topic “RPG’s″- Venue: Auckland Horticultural Centre, 990 Great North Rd, Western Springs
  • Book – 25th Oct, not being held in the usual spot because it’s a public holiday (and Auckland traffic is mad at the end of a long weekend)
  • SPACE – 5th Nov, 7.30pm – Social gathering of members to eat & drink and talk – this month celebrating Guy Fawkes – New Windsor
  • Club Meeting – 17th Nov, 8.00pm – Venue: Auckland Horticultural Centre, 990 Great North Rd, Western Springs
  • BOG – 20th Nov, location tbc – East or South Auckland
  • BOOK – 22 nd Nov, 7.30pm – Discussion group for readers – Papatoetoe

Note that some events are held at the homes of Stella Nova members. For privacy reasons, these are not shown in full here. If you wish to attend these events or simply find out more about Stella Nova, please email enquiries@stella-nova.sf.org.nz.

Phoenix SF Society – October Calendar

Phoenix is a Wellington based SF/F/H club catering to fans of all fandom persuasions. The main meetings are held monthly on the second wednesday of the month. Other regular events also happen during the month.

  • Main Meeting – 13th Oct, 7.30pm – Topic “First Contact 101” – do you have what it takes to meet species from other worlds.- Venue: Turnbull House (Large Gallery upstairs), Bowen St, Wellington
  • Writers – 16th Oct, 1.30pm – Local support group for aspiring genre writers – Miramar
  • Biblio – 18th Oct, 5.30pm – Discussion group for readers – D4, Featherston Street
  • Video – 22nd Oct, 7.30pm – Tawa
  • Board Gaming – 23rd Oct, 7.30pm – Kelson
  • PIG – 30th Oct, 7.30pm – Social gathering of members to eat & drink and talk – this month with a Halloween theme – Newlands

Note that some events are held at the homes of Phoenix members. For privacy reasons, these are not shown in full here. If you wish to attend these events or simply find out more about Phoenix, please email enquiries@phoenix.sf.org.nz.