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Working day, Movie, Seed swap, Forum, July/August

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Saturday 30 July 2011

Friends of Waiwhakareke Monthly Working Day

Meet on Baverstock Road entrance beside the Park sign.
Bring gumboots, spades, gloves and morning tea.
Anyone and everyone welcome - come along and see what is happening!

Moira Cursey for Friends of Waiwhakareke
Any enquiries: Moira Cursey 07-846-5066

Wednesday 3rd August

MWH presents the second of three screenings in their Reel Earth Winter Film Festival
5.30pm in the Waikato Environment Centre

(The Environment Centre will be screening the Reel Earth Film Festival Tour films at a later date, so if you miss this one there will be another opportunity to see it. MWH are supporters of the Reel Earth Festival and screen a few of the movies for invited people but there may be some spare seats available) Pls contact Raewyn below to book.

Deep Green, Director Matt Briggs - provides an encouraging look at the solutions available to address climate change. It focuses on solutions, on options available either now or in the immediate future.

Places are limited - bookings essential, so to reserve your place please phone Raewyn Winter on 07 839 0241 or email Raewyn.Winter@nz.mwhglobal.com

Thursday 4 August

Hamilton Urban Gardeners - Seed and Seedling Swap
4pm - 5.45pm

Fairfield Community House, 60a Sare Crescent

All are welcome.

Please bring gold coin for the room.
Map: http://www.fairfieldcommunity.org.nz/contact-us

Hamilton Urban Gardeners (HUG)is a facebook page that mainly exists as a tool to organise seed/plant swaps in Hamilton. It is open to everyone!

Wednesday 10 August
Noon - 1pm

Invitation to Mayoral Forum
Lecture Theatre, Waikato Museum, 1 Grantham Street, Hamilton.

You are invited to a Mayoral Conversation with Professor Bob Evans

“Fair shares, self interest and environmental planning – will Hamilton cope with the changes of the 21st Century?”

Bob Evans is Professor of Environmental Planning at the University of Waikato. He has worked as a town planner in local government, the private sector and for community organisations and was previously Professor and Director of the Sustainable Cities Research Institute, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He holds degrees in politics, town planning and sociology and has a PhD in environmental planning. He has published widely on local sustainable development, land use and environmental planning, with an emphasis upon issues of governance and environmental justice. His most recent book is Governing Sustainable Cities and he is editor of the international journal ‘Local Environment’.
He has undertaken numerous major research projects into sustainable development for the European Commission and for other funding bodies, and has worked on research projects in Japan, China and New Zealand in addition to Europe. Recent research has included work on local governance for sustainability; civic engagement in renewable energy projects; and the development of soft infrastructure for urban sustainability.

This is an open invitation for you, your colleagues and interested parties to attend. RSVP is not required however please note that seats are limited


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