MONTHLY MEETINGS 

These are held on the 1st WEDNESDAY of each month - February to December.

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

 (Scroll down to bottom of page for venue details).

 

 

Click Here for the 2021 AGM PRESIDENT'S REPORT FOR 2020

 

 

Upcoming Speakers:

 

October- Nic Low - 'Walking the old Ngai Tahu trails across the Southern Alps'

November- Peter McCarthy, 'In the wake of Mortimer and Tim McCarthy - Irish seafaring brothers' 

December- Amanda Atlas- 'Training and Working as an International Opera Singer'

February 2022 - Prof Paul Millar- 'How to Write a Literary Biography'

 

 

Recent Speakers:

 

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Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month when members enjoy a social morning tea  and hear a talk from a guest speaker. 

 

 

October 2020- Ben Moerman and Wenchen Dong, PhD students, Topic- 'Innovations in timber leading to taller buildings'

November 2020- Doctor Phillip Hulme, lecturer on bio-protection, Topic- 'The invasion of New Zealand by non-native plants'

December 2020- Anne Marie Mora, Communication and Engagement Manager, Topic- Progress on the Building of Christ Church Cathedral 

February 2021- Mr Ben Harris, Topic- 'The Gut Microbioeme'

March 2021 - Vicki Eastwood, Topic - 'The Australian Flying Doctor' 

April 2021- Lyn McKinnon, Author, Topic - 'Only Two for Everest', An Account of a momentous Himalayan ascent.

May 2021 - Michael Maze - Respiratory and infectious disease physician at the University of Otago,

June 2021 - Amanda Mulligan (Senior Policy Advisor for the Ministry of Culture and Heritage), Topic- 'Is there a New Zealand Architecture?'  

July 2021 - Stephen Caunter, Topic- 'Scams, Fraud, Love and Other Ways to Lose Money' 

August 2021- Simon Pollard, Topic- 'Science and Pseudo-science and How to Tell the Difference'

September 2021- Cancelled due to Covid restrictions

 

            VENUE:

St Martin's Presbyterian Church
43 St Martins Road
St Martins

Programme:
09.30 am - Socialising
10:00 am - Guest Speaker
11:00 am - General Notices

 Please come early as we socialise before the meeting.