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.

August 2019 Newsletter



44 pages of Tristan news and features, plus 2 page supplement, published in August 2019.

  • Cover: Rex Phillips' painting of HMS Leopard approaching Tristan in October 1961
  • 2019 Island Council Election and profile of the new Chief Islander, James Glass
  • Administrator Sean Burns' Six Monthly Review
  • HE Governor Philip Rushbrook takes up office
  • RRS Discovery Expedition to the Tristan Islands
  • Partnership or power-struggle? Chris Carnegy gives a personal view
  • Tristan Family News
  • Education News
  • Shipping News
  • Tristan Community News
  • Tourism and Post Office News including Latest Tristan Stamp Issues
  • A Vet's Tale by Aniket Sardana
  • Tristan Association Annual Gathering
  • Stewart Miller presents a report and photos of HMS Leopard at Tristan in October 1961
  • Tristan Association Matters
  • Maps to Mull Over
  • Supplement: July 2019 Storm Damage : Emergency Fund launched

February 2019 Newsletter

Contents of the 'Tristan da Cunha Newsletter', February 2019,
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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.