Class meetings

You must attend the orientation meetings outside the actual fieldtrip. You are responsible for the information in those orientation meetings. These take place in Morven Brown Room 148 at 6pm on the following dates:

Wednesday 4 August— Preliminary information and questions; travel insurance & indemnity forms

Wednesday 1 September — Update on costing. Setting of fieldwork exercises.

Wednesday 6 October — Fieldwork exercises to be discussed

Wednesday 10 November — Handing over of tickets & final arrangements

Class Requirements & Fieldwork itinerary
Activity in 1999
Wed 4 August Introductory meeting for fieldwork class. Morven Brown 148
Fri 6 August Deposit payment of $500 to UNSW Account T2483Y
Wed 1


Meeting to update final costs and preparations. Distribution of practice fieldwork exercises. Morven Brown 148.
Fri 3 Sept Final payment (TBA) to UNSW Account T2483Y
Wed 6 October Fieldwork class exercises to discuss
Wed 10 Nov Final pre-fieldwork class. Distribution of travel documents & final arrangements
Sat 20 Nov 06.00 Assemble Sydney Airport

08.40 Departure on QF91/AC149 for Nouméa

11.30 Arrive Tontouta Airport, New Caledonia

Lunch by own arrangement; Explore airport, Michel Ange Supermarket, etc.

17.50 Arrival of QF99 from Brisbane (QUT Group)

19.00 Depart by coach for Hienghène

Sun 21 Nov Hienghène; Transfer to Tendo village
Mon 22 Nov Tendo village to explore
Tue 23 Nov Excursion on foot to Bas Coulna Village and overnight stay
Wed 24 Nov Return to Tendo
Thu 25 Nov Visit Hienghène, base nautique & cultural centre and tomb of Jean Marie Tjibaou at Tiendanite
Fri 26 Nov Class Review. Tendo village projects
Sat 27 Nov Tendo village projects
Sun 28 Nov Church service; Transfer to Hienghène in afternoon
Mon 29 Nov Travel to Jean Marie Tjibaou Centre, Nouméa
Tue 30 Nov Tour of Centre and facilities
Wed 1 Dec Colloquium with New Caledonia students. Class Review
Thu 2 Dec Morning: Centre — Afternoon: Visit to Nouméa City Museum, Territorial Museum. Return to Centre
Fri 3 Dec Further study at Centre and completion of research
Sat 4 Dec Class Review.Transfer to Tontouta Airport in afternoon

19.00 Depart QF92/AC148 for Sydney

22.00 Arrive Sydney

Friday 17 Dec Field Diary & Notebook and Project Essay due

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