Urban Ecological Restoration

Professor Bruce Clarkson, University of Waikato. This 2018 public lecture, given in Tauranga, discusses ecological restoration in urban areas and in particular Hamilton and Waiwhakarereke (by the zoo). The lecture is recorded in two parts: Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkgUrPw1OUYlist=PLp619EeWvHk7fUEJeRF8HU_5ZOtYG-wZM&index=4&t=0s Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CtFYvJD_yA&list=PLp619EeWvHk7fUEJeRF8HU_5ZOtYG-wZM&index=4 Information on Waiwhakareke can be found on: https://www.hamilton.govt.nz/our-city/parks/parksandgardens/waiwhakareke/Pages/default.aspx

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The annual Chelsea Flower Show has gone online in these Covid-19 times, in what is called the Virtual Show. Click on the link below and browse the short video clips on their webpage, starting with Monty Don. More videos are available if you scroll down and if you click on the bottom left-hand side of […]

Music Selection

Oliver Davis (born Jan1972) is a young English writer, composer, pianist and singer. We heard one of his compositions for the first time on the concert programme and would like to share some of his work with you. He has composed “Flight” a concerto for violin and strings in 5 movements, “Voyager” a concerto for […]

Milford Galleries (Queenstown) virtual exhibition, ‘Inside and Out’

This exhibition works by Dick Frizzell, Neil Frazer and Lisa Reihana (her work was chosen for the relatively recent Venice Biennale exhibition and was widely acclaimed) and Yuki Kihara who will be representing NZ in the next Venice Biennale. http://www.milfordgalleries.co.nz/queenstown/exhibitions/10648-Inside-and-Out Review by James Dignan in The Otago Daily Times, ‘Art Seen’, 23 April ‘‘Inside and […]

Massey University No Lockdown for the Mind Series

Massey University and their College of Humanities and Social Sciences is sharing half-hour talks on a variety of topics. Registration for a lecture involves giving your name and email address. The short lectures are planned weekly until the end of July. The next one is on 29 May: Our Environment, Our Other Body Friday 29 […]