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Steve Davis

Hi, I am Steve Davis, I live in Christchurch, New Zealand. I work with computers, and my other interests include Amateur Radio and Search and Rescue. I also have a blog. See but I am now more active on Social Media such as NZART

Amateur Radio

For a hobby I am a keen Amateur Radio operator, and as such have been actively involved at a local and national level. I have been a National Councillor of NZART. I am also a Past President of the Christchurch Amateur Radio Club. As another radio related interest I am very involved in Amateur Radio Emergency Communications, being the Deputy Section leader for the Christchurch Section AREC, for fun and the serious business of Search and Rescue and Civil Defence.

Search and Rescue

My involvement with Amateur Radio Emergency Communications has lead to an involvement with the Canterbury Regional Land SAR organisation,and the Canterbury Land Search and Rescue Trust. I have been the Regiaonl Training Coordinator on the CLSAR Management Committee, a member of the NZLSAR Council and have also been the chairman of the New Zealand Land Search and Rescue Inc/LandSAR NZ Communications Sub-Committee under the previous structures.

Civil Defence/USAR Response

I have been involved with the Canterbury Response Management Team (RMT), currently in recess, and am currently a member of NZRT-11. Through Amateur Radio Emergency Communications I have also been involved with Civil Defence communications at Regional and Area levels since 1992, and was active for the 1992 snow, and during the Y2K vigil.


For more than 18 years I worked as a Network Systems Manager for Trimble Navigation New Zealand, a fully owned subsidiary of Trimble Navigation Limited.

I am now self employed as Davis Networking offering ICT Training, Consulting and Contracting in a number of specialist areas, including Network/Computer Consulting, Web management and hosting and Consulting/Training. I currently provide free hosting and web management for a number of volunteer organisations.

I am a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, and an Accredited Compaq Technician.

As a computer professional I am a full Member of the Institute of IT Professionals (MIITPNZ).

I am also a founding member of a bunch of System Administrators that have come together over the Internet and formed




I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, with a semi major in Electronic Physics, from the University of Canterbury, and also got part way through a Commerce degree.

I am also a member of the University of Canterbury Alumni Association.

I am now working toward a Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management at Massey University


I am married to Libby, with a daughter, Carina, and a son Michael.

Web spinner

As well as this page I host and/or am the WebMaster for the a number of organisations web sites, see a list here The HTML Writers Guild The author is a member of

    Thanks for dropping by, please feel free to send me a message


    You can also contact me by:

    Ph: (027) 436-1796 or International +64-27-436-1796
    Fx: (03) 343-0461 or International +64-3-343-0461
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