The 'Tristan da Cunha Newsletter' is a full colour magazine for members and islanders published twice per year. It has news and feature articles, lavishly illustrated with photographs that do not appear on the website.

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The Newsletter is distributed free to members and to island families.
Spare copies are initially reserved for new members or extra copies for members. - see the Association Shop for details.
Please note: Longer articles and many images are reserved for the newsletter and not available on the website.

February 2018 Newsletter



48 pages of Tristan news and features published in January 2018.

  • Cover: A drone photo of the settlement by Bernard Pronost
  • Administrator Sean Burns surveys a busy six months for Tristan
  • July Blue Belt Events in London
  • Chris Carnegy reports on Tristan Government News Abroad
  • Family News
  • Education News
  • 200th Anniversary of the founding of the Tristan Community marked in London
  • Impressions of working and using the new Camogli Healthcare Centre
  • Shipping and Fishing News
  • Sarah Cash compares voyages to Tristan aboard the RMS St Helena and SA Agulhas II
  • Post Office Pages, including latest stamp and coin issues
  • Antje Steinfurth reports on Project Pinnamin
  • Vetting on Tristan by Joe Hollins
  • New England Whalers at Tristan: Part 1 by Peter Millington
  • Tristan da Cunha Association Matters
  • Bird's-eye views of The Patches and a CTBTO infrasound site

August 2017 Newsletter

Contents of the 'Tristan da Cunha Newsletter', August 2017,
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Contact the Tristan da Cunha Newsletter Editor Richard Grundy
by Email on :
Newsletter Contributions
Items ( Copy in Word format or JPEG photographs please) for future editions will be very welcome.
Please outline your plan and submit (preferably by email) to Richard Grundy first
as several good articles are held over and others rejected through a lack of space.
Contributions and Copyright
Contributions to the newsletter in the form of items of news, ideas for articles and photographs are welcome.
It will be assumed, unless specifically requested otherwise, that items offered for use in the newsletter can also be used for the website and by the Tristan Government and / or the Tristan Association for marketing and publicity purposes.
Tristan da Cunha Photograph Portfolio
A selected portfolio of good quality digital photographs are available to publishers to raise money for the Tristan da Cunha Island community. Contact Richard Grundy on for details.
Islanders Abroad
It is hoped that the Newsletter will be an important vehicle to keep Tristan Islanders throughout the world in touch with each other. Photographs and brief personal details are invited for the regular Islanders' Abroad feature. Obviously the Association hopes Islanders will want to join the Association and take part in the expanding programme organised by the committee.