Upcoming events

Cape to City flyer
Transforming Biodiversity Conference 2017

14th Nov 2017 - 16th Nov 2017 - Upcoming events

Cape to City is hosting a three day national conference in November based on the learnings from the Cape to City and its sister project Poutiri Ao ō Tāne over the last four years. It will be an an opportunity to find out detail about large scale ecological restoration and landscape scale predator pest management and includes field trips to both project.

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Tipping Points

9th Aug 2017 - 10th Aug 2017 - Upcoming events

New Zealand faces a number of deeply troubling ecosystem tipping points. Tipping Points 2017 will reveal the extent of the threats to New Zealand and why they are happening. It will focus on what tipping points mean for resource managers, including regional, district and city councils, as well as resource-dependent industries such as tourism, farming and fishing. Importantly, it will explore solutions.

Animation workshop
Save Our Kauri - Animation Workshop

17th Jul 2017 - 19th Jul 2017 - Upcoming events

Three-day winter holiday workshop is for young people, aged 8 -14, wanting to learn about animation. Environmental advocate, Christine Rose will talk about kauri dieback and the kinds of messages we need to share to help conserve our beautiful giants.

Urban ecological restoration.
Urban ecological restoration

11th May 2017 - 23rd May 2017 - Upcoming events

Professor Bruce Clarkson will make the case for both community and local council endeavours to bring indigenous nature back into cities and towns where 87% of New Zealand’s population live.

Wasp side view. Image - Victoria Universities
Wasp management symposium

21st Apr 2017 - 21st Apr 2017 - Upcoming events

Researchers will provide an update on wasp research and progress on developing wasp control technologies. The symposium is open to media, stakeholders and interested parties free of charge.

Ground weta. Image - Peter Sweetapple
66th Entomological Society of New Zealand Conference

19th Apr 2017 - 20th Apr 2017 - Upcoming events

You are warmly invited to attend the 66th annual conference of the New Zealand Entomological Society, to be held at Victoria University, Wellington. 19–21 April 2017.

Groundwater isopod. Image - Stephen Moore
Friends of Golden Bay Annual Meeting

27th Apr 2017 - - Upcoming events

We are very pleased to have Dr Graham Fenwick of NIWA Christchurch as Guest Speaker at this meeting. Graham is an authority on Stygofauna, the creatures that are thought to keep the water in Te Waikoropupu so clean.

Crazy & Ambitious Conference

8th May 2017 - 10th May 2017 - Upcoming events

The National Science Challenge for NZ’s Biological Heritage is calling its first meeting at Te Papa, Wellington.

Science Media SAVVY Express workshop.
Science Media SAVVY Express workshop

9th May 2017 - 9th May 2017 - Upcoming events

Crazy & Ambitious will be hosting Science Media Savvy Express workshop on Tuesday 9th of May.