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 2024 Newsletter

44 pages of Tristan news and features

Published in February 2024.


  • Cover: The Base with the snowy Peak behind. Photo: Kate Davies
  • Administrator Philip Kendall reports on his first 100 days in office
  • Small Island, Big Reach, by Chris Carnegy
  • Church News, from Bishop Geoff Davies & Fr Dominic Helmboldt
  • Family and Community News
  • A Fresh Look at the Words and Art of Augustus Earle Recorded 200 Years Ago, by Richard Grundy
  • Latest Stamp Issues from the Tristan Post Office
  • Tristan's 'Patriotic Anthem' Rises Again, by Neil Robson
  • Shipping News
  • First Ever Screening Colonoscopy Programme.
    Report from Dr Alex Wonner & Professor Paul Goldberg
  • Review of Joe Hollins' book 'Vet at the End of the Earth',
    by Ian Mathieson
  • Fishing Report, from James Glass
  • Introducing 2024 Annual Gathering Speaker Dr Andrew James
  • Tristan Association News
  • Naming and Launch of the New Longboat Sean B
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August 2023 Newsletter

Contents of the 'Tristan da Cunha Newsletter', August 2023.
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Newsletter Editor: Richard Grundy - Email:

Newsletter Contributions

Items for future editions are very welcome. Contributions must have some connection with Tristan da Cunha islands


  • Please outline your proposal and send it by email to Richard Grundy in the first instance.
  • Please send the text of your contribution by email as an attached Word document.


  • Image files should be attached separately to emails and not solely embedded in Word documents.
  • High resolution images are needed to achieve good print quality as PNG or JPEG files.
  • Very high-quality images in portrait orientation are needed for the front cover – e.g. over 8MB.
  • If your files are too large for your email system, they can be sent using free online services such as WeTransfer.

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 Association in other publications.