This week at Macquarie Island

  • Angel Newport (dressed in a fairy skirt and wearing spiky, green and yellow wig) with her sleek racing machine Cody

    28 June 2013 Single page view

    Part 1 of midwinters celebrations at Macquarie Island include haggis throwing and the annual dog race.

  • Mark in a his dry suit sitting with the water behind him and a rainbow in the background

    21 June 2013 Single page view

    Midwinters is on the way and Macca is preparing something big. The ballon release shed gets new doors. Finally some nice photos to finish.

  • Craig, standing in front of the dart board. He is holding his three darts and has 'POWER' written on his arm.

    14 June 2013 Single page view

    Darts champions of the Antarctic and a report from Josh and Aaron who are back out in the field, from Macca.

  • View of the "boiling" rough seas around Davis Point

    7 June 2013 Single page view

    Patty's journey. We hear from Leona and Ange about life in the deep south. We celebrate an evening in the outback and wish Billy a Happy Birthday.

  • A close up of a young elephant seal, lying on the snow, with what appears to be a smile on its face

    31 May 2013 Single page view

    At Macquarie Island, a walking track is given an update and BOM meteorologist Barry Becker provides details on the first winter blast.

  • Patty holding tomatoes close to her face and pointing at the tomatoes while she holds a pollinating brush

    24 May 2013 Single page view

    We celebrate Craig's birthday, visit to the inner sanctum of hydroponics, get a MIPEP perspective and we boat southward towards Mt Jeffryes.

  • All the crew behind the bar that is decorated in the Norwich city football logo and green and yellow letters that say happy birthday

    17 May 2013 Single page view

    Chris and Patty take on heritage recovery excavation this week at Macca. There were also a couple of special birthdays and we watch a gripping FA Cup final.

  • Green tinged aurora in the western sky, with the island hills silhouetted and the greenish reflection ioff the low clouds and the waters of Hasselborough Bay

    10 May 2013 Single page view

    This week at Macca, stunning photos, a trip to North Head and ranger aerobics!

  • Leona Patty and John dressed up standing at the table looking at the Eifel Tower

    3 May 2013 Single page view

    The Australia vs NZ challenge is on. Ranger and tradies also join forces in the field.

  • The team at dawn service on the isthmus

    26 April 2013 Single page view

    This week Chris journeys south, Aaron takes us on the water for boating induction, the doc has a birthday and ANZAC Day is commemorated.

  • Looking south from the Brothers track - along grass covered hills and the ocean on the left

    19 April 2013 Single page view

    Saturday Night Special. Chris the TASPWS Ranger on Marine debris. Barry, Aaron and Tony (chef) go Field Training

  • Rangering on Macca means you get to see some amazing scenery - Chris standing in some short grass with the ocean, coastal plain and step slopes in the background

    12 April 2013 Single page view

    Chris, the TASPWS Ranger, gives us a heads up on the Macca bird count. We also conduct vital search and rescue plus firefighting training. The MIPEP team report on their weekly walking.

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