Wellington events

Date/Time Event
Thu 1 February - Tue 27 February
All Day
Lessons from the Arctic: How Amundsen won the race to the South Pole. An exhibition at The Atrium, Faculty of Architecture and Design, 139 Vivian Street, Te Aro Campus More exhibition
Wed 7 February - Wed 28 February
All Day
2018 Public health summer school - additional speakers! at University of Otago, Wellington More information
Wed 21 February - Fri 23 February
All Day
Second Pacific climate change conference 2018 at Te Papa More information
Thu 22 February
10:00
*UPDATED* Drone measurements of water quality and coastal habitats. A seminar by Daniela Voss; in addition to: Information depth and resolution: spectral remote sensing from low altitudes. A seminar by Oliver Zielinski at Main Conference Room, NIWA Greta Point NOTE: new start time and additional speaker
Thu 22 February
16:00 - 17:00
Public lecture as part of Sea Week and The Pure Tour 2018 - Aotearoa, the Pacific, and Plastics at “The Pit”, Te Ara Hihiko, Massey University More information
Thu 22 February
17:30 - 19:30
Rethinking public services. A seminar by Sarah Benjamin at Connolly Hall, Guildford Terrace More information
Thu 22 February
19:00 - 20:30
Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science, Pennsylvania State University, in conversation with Kim Hill at Te Papa More information
Thu 22 February
21:00 - 21:30
*NEW* Our Changing World. Beyond face value: re-shaping our thinking about diversity More information
Fri 23 February
11:00 - 12:30
Tax scholarship in Europe: The spy from Down Under. A seminar by Ben Walker at RHMZ02, Mezzanine Level, Rutherford House, VUW More information
Fri 23 February
19:00
Kupe. The New Zealand Festival opening night at Wellington waterfront More information
Sat 24 February
18:00 - 20:00
*NEW* Smog of the Sea. A film screening & korero at Sustainability Trust, 2 Forresters Lane More information
Mon 26 February
12:30 - 13:30
Company tax in the Trump era: options for fiscally sustainable reform. A seminar by Miranda Stewart at RHMZ02, Mezzanine Level, Rutherford House, VUW More information
Mon 26 February
17:15 - 18:15
Improving mental health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders: sharing the evidence of effective interventions. A seminar by Pat Dudgeon at University of Otago, Wellington More information
Mon 26 February
19:00
Celestial navigation. A presentation by Piripi Smith at Space Place, Carter Observatory, 40 Salamanca Rd, Kelburn More information
Tue 27 February
16:30 - 17:30
Voyaging across the Pacific. A panel with Hoturoa Barclay Kerr, Sean Mallon, Lauaki Lavatai Afifimailagi, and hosted by Charles Royal at Te Marae, Level 4, Te Papa More information
Tue 27 February
18:00 - 19:00
The nature of building on the Antarctic continent: An architect's view. A presentation by Pip Cheshire at Lecture Theatre 1, Faculty of Architecture and Design 139 Vivian Street, Te Aro Campus More information
Tue 27 February
19:00
Can it fly? A talk by Gabriela Perez at Space Place, Carter Observatory, 40 Salamanca Rd, Kelburn More information
Wed 28 February
13:00
Oceans in peril. A panel discussion with the navigators of A Waka Odyssey at Museum of Wellington City and Sea More information
Wed 28 February
18:00 - 19:00
*NEW* Measuring and warnings for earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand. A seminar by Yoshi Ito and Kimi Mochizuki at Lecture Theatre One, Rutherford House, VUW
Thu 1 March
12:00 - 12:30
*NEW* Aspects of Donor Funding Policy to Tonga with a focus on national development priorities. A seminar by Faka'iloatonga Taumoefolau at CO304, Cotton Building, VUW
Thu 1 March
17:30 - 19:30
Future of multilateral free trade in a world of increasing unilateralism. A seminar by José Gerardo Traslosheros Hernández at Chapman Tripp, 10 Customhouse Quay More information
Sat 3 March
9:45
Boulder Hill regenerating bush. A BotSoc field trip at Car-park near end of Kaitangata Cres, Kelson More information
Mon 5 March
17:30 - 18:30
Data science initiatives as a 3D matrix: markets, technology, services. A meetup at AM105, Alan MacDiarmid Building, VUW More information
Mon 5 March
18:30
*NEW* A personal overview of Christian Science. A Humanist Society meeting with Alexander Maxwell at The Thistle Inn, 3 Mulgrave Street
Tue 6 March - Wed 7 March
All Day
What on Earth. A colloquium at Te Papa More information
Tue 6 March
15:45
What’s that thing on my beach? A talk by Paula Warren at Eastbourne Community Library, 29 Rimu St, Eastbourne, Lower Hutt More information
Tue 6 March
19:30
Recent Wairarapa Olearia gardneri population discovery and its ongoing management. A seminar by Trevor Thompson at Otari-Wilton’s Bush Information Centre
Thu 8 March
13:30 - 17:00
Double visions? Maori and anthropology in Aotearoa New Zealand. A seminar by Jade Gifford at AM105, Alan MacDiarmid Building, VUW More information
Thu 8 March
13:30
Places for penguins. A talk at Upper Hutt City Library, 844 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt More information
Thu 8 March
15:10 - 17:00
Other mothers: diverse carers of children in Aotearoa New Zealand. A seminar by Hayley Aikman at AM105, Alan MacDiarmid Building, VUW More information
Thu 8 March
15:45
What’s that thing on my beach? A talk by Paula Warren at Petone Library, 7 Britannia St, Petone More information
Thu 8 March
17:30 - 19:30
*NEW* Future of multilateral free trade in a world of increasing unilateralism. A seminar by José Gerardo Traslosheros Hernández at Chapman Tripp, 10 Customhouse Quay More information
Thu 8 March
18:00 - 19:00
Living with toxic algae. A seminar by Mark Heath at War Memorial Library, Corner Queens Drive and Woburn Rd, Lower Hutt More information
Fri 9 March
11:00 - 12:30
Controlling the environmental costs of obesity. A seminar by Roberta F. Mann at RHMZ02, Mezzanine Level, Rutherford House, VUW More information
Sat 10 March
10:00 - 15:00
Victoria University Coastal Ecology Lab (VUCEL) annual day at 396 The Esplanade, Island Bay More information
Tue 13 March
9:30 - 14:30
How gene editing may impact on healthcare and pest management. A workshop at Aronui Lecture Theatre, Royal Society of New Zealand, 11 Turnbull St, Thorndon More information
Tue 13 March
19:30
Dragonflies from scratch: their life-cycle, behaviour, ideal habitats, plus some basic identification, and their importance for us. A seminar by Ruary Mackenzie Dodds at Otari-Wilton’s Bush Information Centre
Wed 14 March
12:10
*NEW* How does a city make a writer? 'A Strange Beautiful Excitement, Katherine Mansfield’s Wellington, 1888-1903’ A talk by Redmer Yska at Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets More information
Thu 15 March
12:30 - 14:00
The effect of transport outcomes on location choice in Australian cities. A seminar by Stuart Donovan at Aronui Lecture Theatre, Royal Society of New Zealand, 11 Turnbull St, Thorndon More information
Mon 19 March
19:30
Discovering ferns. A BotSoc meeting with Leon Perrie at M101, Murphy Building, VUW More information
Tue 20 March
12:00 - 13:00
Evolutionary deep learning using genetic programming for image classification. A seminar by Ying Bi at Cotton Club, Cotton 350, VUW More information
Tue 20 March
19:30
Local and global challenges affecting our coastal seaweeds. A seminar by Wendy Nelson at Otari-Wilton’s Bush Information Centre
Wed 21 March - Fri 23 March
All Day
*NEW* Resilient coasts, resilient communities. A conference at Petone Working Men’s Club, 47 Udy St, Petone More information
Thu 22 March
17:30
*NEW* The Mosquito. A RAeS meeting with David Saunders at National Scout Centre, Level 1, 1 Kaiwharawhara Road
Thu 22 March
18:00
*NEW* Keeping our waterways clean. A talk by Mike Joy at War Memorial Library, Corner Queens Drive and Woburn Rd, Lower Hutt More information
Mon 26 March - Wed 28 March
All Day
Australasian environmental isotope conference at Te Papa More information
Tue 3 April
11:45 - 13:00
TechCheck: application and API development 101. A meetup with Brenda Wallace and Ross J Payne at Service Innovation Lab, Level 3, Todd Building, 95 Customhouse Quay, Wellington More information
Wed 4 April - Fri 6 April
All Day
UV radiation: effects on human health and the environment. A workshop at James Cook Hotel, 147 The Terrace More information
Wed 18 April
18:00 - 20:00
Science and the stars: A short history of astrophysics. A VUW short course for 5 weeks with Alexander Maxwell and Jim McAloon at Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea campus More information

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