This week at Macquarie Island

  • Macca bar and bistro

    5 May 2006

    NOW OPEN!!! The Macca Bar & Bistro BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL Macca bar and bistro Friday saw the continuation of "Workplace Familiarisation" with McGivor opening up the chippy's shop to show off the new the BBQ cover he made. The cover has …

  • The cutting of the wombat cake.

    28 April 2006

    If having the likes of mice, rats and rabbits isn't enough, Macca now has 2 new pests that could possibly be more devastating and harmful to the island. The first was seen in and around the mess; the second was …

  • Frozen Aerial

    18 August 2006

    This week at Macquaire Island we are celebrating the Four Elements. These, of course, are Earth, Water, Air and Fire. According to the Empedocles, a Greek philosopher, scientist and healer who lived in Sicily in the fifth century BC, all …

  • Band Leader

    12 May 2006

    A new craze is sweeping through the ranks of the Macca crew. It already has a leader. It has many in its grip. Be careful or it will have you next. Be afraid, be very afraid. Resistance is futile. Dare …

  • Captain's Field Cooking Skills

    3 November 2006

    This week at Macca it is all about "places": places to see, places to go and places to know. We had a fancy dress dinner on Saturday night to honour places from around the world. The expeditioners turned up in …

  • Boating at Macquarie Island

    15 December 2006

    This week at Macca is boating week. Due to some recent marvellous weather and flat-ish seas, the second successful boat trip to Hurd Point in as many weeks went ahead. The boats were loaded up with supplies for a couple …

  • Hampers

    21 April 2006

    This weeks Macca News is proudly brought to you by the people who like… Hampers That's right Hampers Canned Corned Beef, and this week that person is Luke. Luke Luke is the Ranger-in-Charge on Macquarie Island, and in that position …

  • First tourist ship at Macquarie Island

    23 November 2006

    The winter is over. Long live the winter. The 2006 Macca crew bid farewell to winter in their usual way with a huge party, heaps of fantastic food. With the celebrations over, the first of the summer boat people arrived. …

  • Australia Post logo

    20 October 2006

    This week I am going postal; not in the way pop culture understands the term, but paying homage to the wonderful work Australia Post does.

  • Four Royal Penguins

    6 October 2006

    After the highs of the Mid-Macca celebration it was back to the real world and all the effort that is required to keep the island running. The animal kingdom will be used to prove the point that some of it …

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