Speaker List

The list of speakers that planned for Term 1 2021 has not yet been finalised. It will be published here when it is known

Term 3 2020 speaker details are:
You can downloaded this list from this link .

Please make sure you arrive early (at least by 9:30). Everyone is required to sign in and this will take longer than normal


Monday 28 September
9.45am JOHN MCKINNON, CNZM, QSO, Ambassador to China & Mongolia 2001-4, 2015-2018
China/NZ Relations

10.50am SUE ELLIOTT, Chair Wellington Sculpture Trust
Sculptures around Wellington’


Monday 5 October
9.45am Dr. FIONA MATHIESON, Clinical Psychologist
Coping with Stress in Uncertain Times

10.50am Dr. TEMPLE-CAMP, Pathologist
On his book – ‘The Quick and the Dead’


Monday 12 October
9.45am Prof. NIGEL ROBERTS
Climbing the highest peaks in the 50 USA States

10.50am Rt. Hon. JAMES B. BOLGER, ONZ
On the writing of the book – ‘Fridays with Jim: Conversations about our Country”


Monday 19 October
9.45am Dr. MARY McEWEN,
Te Oka Pakeha Kaumatua – the life of Jock McEwen, Historian, Lingnuists and Master Carver
Copies of this book will be on sale for $20

10.50am Dr. PETER MOODIE, former Pharmac Medical Director
Pharmac – Fact and Fiction : Everything you wanted to know but too shy to ask


Monday 26 October NO MEETING – LABOUR DAY


Monday 2 November
9.45am IRENE SWADLING, Author
Her latest book – ‘Crying Trees’ A Bushman story set in King Country in the Depression’

10.50am CHRISTIANE MORTELIER, former Lecturer in French
Wrecked on a Reef’- About a man shipwrecked for 19 months on an Auckland Island in 1869. True story.


Monday 9 November
9.45am HELEN RIDLEY, Musician and registered Music Therapist
Music Therapy: what it is, and how and why it is effective, within a variety of contexts.

10.50am KIRSTEN MASON, General Manager Orchestra Wellington
A view inside the Symphony Orchestra and the business of running an orchestra.


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