BECOME A MEMBER New members and potential instructors are most welcome. To enquire phone 03-216 3555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. GEAR HIRE Our branch has alpine & other gear for hire, phone Ron on 03-2176 727.Come and meet us, we would love to meet you. The Southland branch of the Mountain Safety Council holds regular meetings. Please enquire as to date, time and venue.