The changing face of advertising and effect it’s having on business, particularly media.
Date:2 August 2018, 6:00pm - 2 August 2018, 8:00pm
University of Otago Winter Symposium Series A discussion on the changing face of advertising and the effect this has on business and media. Register.
Solving complex problems well
Date:24 July 2018, 12:00pm - 24 July 2018, 2:00pm
Surrounded by messy, complex, apparently insoluble problems, we in the public sector may find ourselves longing for earlier times when the issues were ‘just’ fiendishly complicated and we could command and control the solutions. But contemporary government at national and local level frequently involves new kinds of issues for which an entirely new range of approaches and frameworks are required. We need to do things differently, not just better.
Our changing world. Massey University, Albany
Date:30 August 2018, 6:30pm - 29 November 2018, 8:00pm
Thursday 30 August 2018. Whose community? What can the Ancients teach us about merging and mixing? | Dr Anastasia Bakogianni, Dr David Rafferty ***** A series of 10 free public lectures - Albany campus, Auckland Will cyber-terrorism or North Korea be the biggest threats to our security? How will a culturally diverse society hold together, and what impact will the digital age have on future learning? Can mindfulness, poetry or religion be our secret weapons to cope with it all? These are among themes in a thought-provoking series of free public talks by leading lecturers, researchers and writers from Massey University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, aimed at helping us get to grips with captivating and unsettling developments at home and abroad. ***** Flying under the radar: New Zealand’s fearless airmen of WWI Thursday 26 April 2018 | Dr Adam Claasen[http://www.
Million trees Matariki planting days
Date:15 June 2018, 9:30am - 28 July 2018, 4:30pm
Planting Day – Matariki Planting. Matariki is on the way. As part of the wider celebrations taking place across the region, Auckland Council is holding tree plantings over June and July.
Healthy streets for Auckland
Date:2 August 2018, 5:00pm - 2 August 2018, 7:00pm
Join us at Auckland Conversations on 2 August to learn about the relationship between public health and urban planning from one of the world’s leading experts. Aucklanders are facing significant health challenges. The rate of obesity is increasing, the number of children walking and cycling to school is decreasing and we are suffering from poor mental health.
Conference: Third International Conference on Well-Being and Public Policy
Date:5 September 2018, 9:00am - 7 September 2018, 6:00pm
The conference aims to (1) critically evaluate the rapidly expanding field of well-being research across a range of disciplines; (2) share the work of leading international organisations; and (3) distill ideas and practices which will aid governments in developing a well-being approach to public policy. Three plenary speakers announced so far include Edward Diener[https://psych. utah.
Aotearoa in 2030
Date:18 July 2018, 12:30pm - 22 August 2018, 1:30pm
2018 Winter Lecture Series - The University of Auckland Predictions about the changes that Aotearoa/New Zealand is likely to encounter in the next dozen years is the topic of the 2018 Winter Lecture Series, taking place at the University of Auckland through July and August. Aotearoa in 2030 is the theme of the six-lecture series, presented by local and international experts, which delves into the pressing social and environmental challenges the country faces. The Faculty of Science Sustainability Network has put together a weekly series which traverses topics from conservation to urban change.