GEORGE VERNON HUDSON (20 April 1867 – 5 April 1946) was a British
-born New Zealand award-winning entomologist and astronomer . He won
Hector Memorial Medal
* 1 Biography * 2 Personal life * 3 Works * 4 References * 5 External links
Hudson was a member of the 1907 Sub-Antarctic Islands Scientific Expedition . The main aim of the expedition was to extend the magnetic survey of New Zealand by investigating the Auckland and Campbell islands but botanical, biological and zoological surveys were also conducted. The voyage also resulted in rescue of the castaways of the shipwreck the Dundonald in the Auckland Islands.
Hudson is credited with proposing modern-day daylight saving time .
His shift-work job gave him leisure time to collect insects, and led
him to value after-hours daylight. In 1895, he presented a paper to