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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria University, Wellington. Vol. 22, No. 6. Wednesday, June 24, 1959

Veni, Vidi, Vici

Veni, Vidi, Vici

And this is what you were landed with by offering no opposition.


Candidate: John Hercus.*

Nominator: Cherry Pointon

Seconders: Dave Halley and J. J. Watts.

Graduate in Vice.

Last year's vice-president, John is a sixth year student and a B.Sc graduate in maths and physics, has chaired numerous committees and was a member of multitudinous others. Claims to have a wide and detailed knowledge of association administration.


In the coming year he intends to eradicate the old problem besetting student administration by ensuring planned allocation of duties; compulsory reports from all controllers; vastly improved liaison with All clubs and societies; etc., etc. and so forth. (says Here!)

Women's vice president

Candidate: Elizabeth Beck*

Nominator: Barry Hume

Seconders: Cherry Pointon and Sharon Thompson


Candidate: J. E. "Ted" Swanney

Nominator: David Davy

Seconders: Whata Winiata and Barry Hume.


Candidate: David Davey*

Nominator: Conor McBride

Seconders: Bernice Jenks and John Hercus

Women's Committee

Candidate: Sharon Thompson*

Nominator: Mike Corballis

Seconders: Bernice Jenks and Cherry Pointon

Candidate: Marie Kitching

Nominator: Cherry Pointon

Seconders: Don Brooker and Lesley Campbell

Candidate: Jane Fogg

Nominator: Cherry Pointon

Seconders: Guy Jansen and Satya Nandan

Candidate: Deidre Meadows

Nominator: John Laurenson

Seconders: John Fernyhough and Dick Herron.


It was felt unnecessary to publish supplied "blurbs" on the unopposed candidates. Better by far to judge them by what they do.

Salient offers its congratulations in anticipation to the successful candidates and condolences to those who miss out.

* Sitting member of exec.