Taranaki Caving Club

Records for the Taranaki Caving Club including minute books 1964-1990, newsletters, membership records, financial records, cave maps, photographs and a video 'Lets go Caving'. Also includes copies of 'The Spelio'; Bulletin of the Taranaki Caving Club 1966 - 1968.

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  Box 1

Scanned Archive DVD Edition 2009.10.09

Trip Log Book (Hut Log) 5 May 1965 to 2 February1986

Hut and Trip Log Book 8 March 1986 to 17 October 2004

Subscriptions notebook 1965 to 1970

Address notebook.

Folder. Bulletin Newsletter.

Vol. 1 Number 1 (2 copies) October 1966

Vol. 1 Number 2 (2 copies) October 1967

Vol. 1 Number 3 (2 copies) October 1968

Folder. Membership Nomination Forms 1967 up to 1980


Newsletters. July 1978 and October 1978

SAR callout list. July 1987

Memo. Information on trips with the club.

Information sheet on the state of the Ten Acre Tomo Cave.


Photographic Competition rules. Undated.

  Box 2

Minute Book May 1964 to May 1967

Minute Book May 1967 to October 1970

Minute Book December 1970 to December 1979

Minute Book February 1980 to October 1990

  Box 3

Correspondence Folder 1964 to 1967

Correspondence Folder 1967 to 1972

Correspondence Folder 1975 to 1982

Correspondence Folder 1986 to 1990

Outward Correspondence book 29 March 1966 to 12 June 1968

Outward Correspondence book 17 February 1969 to 16 October 1983

  Box 4

Ledger 1964 to 1967

Ledger 1967 to 1974

Ledger 1974 to 1978

Ledger 1978 to 1995

Ledger 1995 to 1996

Accounts 1964 to 1968

Correspondence and Financial 1973 to 1974

  Box 5

Let’s Go Caving slides

Let’s Go Caving script.

Let’s Go Caving audio tape (mp3)

Philip Allen’s slides

  Part 6

Paper copies of cave maps made by TCC. The master tracings are with the New Zealand Speleological Society.

Sheet 1. Paparahia Cave, Awakino.

Drawn by W Guild and R. Barham.

Surveyed by C. Medway, I. Doggett, T. Riley, R. Barham, P. Masson.

16 April 1967

Scale. 1 inch to 100 feet.

Total length 790 yards. Includes graphic of formations in cave and notations on features within the cave system.

Sheet 2. Skyline Cave, Taumatamaire.

Drawn by W. Guild.

Surveyed 1965-1966 by members of the Taranaki Caving Club of the New Zealand Speleological Society.

Scale: 1 inch to 100 feet

Includes locality map and compass rose. Notations on features within the cave system.

Sheet 3. Porthole Cave, Mahoenui.

Drawn by A.S. Smith.

Surveyed by a T.C.C. exploratory party to the property of G. Marchant, Mangaorongo Road, Mahoenui in October 1964.

Surveyed by R. Barham and J. Beard T.C.C. November 1966

Scale: 1 inch to 8 feet

Includes graphics and notations on features within the cave system.

Sheet 4. Aussie Cave, Taumatamaire.

Drawn by Barham and Guild.

Surveyed February-April [1967] by T.C.C. members R. Barham, J. Beard, I. Doggert, A. Smith and T. Riley.

Lower section from main entrance to Aussie Point discovered by A. Smith and R. Barham January 1967. Rest of cave discovered and explored by unknown Australian in 1963.

Scale: 1 inch to 100 feet

Total length 1177 yards. Includes notations on features within the cave system.

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