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TEDxYouth@AvonRiver 2018

Come join our half day event at the Art Gallery, packed with many talented and inspiring speakers and performers from around New Zealand.

WHEN: 14th October 2018 from 10am onwards

WHERE: Christchurch Art Gallery

Get ready to be inspired and challenged by local and national people changing the world with their unique ideas. And, in the breaks get chatting to the incredible attendees around you!

Tickets go on sale 10th September at 7pm through Eventbrite, so get them quick!

For more information keep an eye on our facebook page and website (links down below):

Link to the event:

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Coordinators sought for Christchurch Pink Ribbon Appeal

The Breast Cancer Foundation are urgently seeking coordinators to assist in this year’s Pink Ribbon Street Appeal.

Coordinators will be responsible for facilitating the collections both before and during the street appeal, i.e. organise rosters, receive stock and troubleshoot issues as they arise.

This year’s Pink Ribbon Street Appeal will be held on 12 and 13 October.

If you’re interested in signing up, please email or phone 0508 105 105.

For information on the Breast Cancer Foundation’s Pink Ribbon Appeal, click here>

Distinguished panel on climate change and migration in the Pacific

Many small island states in the Pacific are faced with the frightening prospect of being inundated and “sinking.” Where will they go? What can neighbours like New Zealand do?

What are the long term solutions? These are critical political and humanitarian questions of our time in our part of the world.


Distinguished panelists

Dr Megan Woods (New Zealand government minister)

Mr Lopeti Senituli (Tongan government representative)

Dr Iati Iati (Political scientist, University of Otago)

Mr Darren Brunk (Humanitarian specialist, Oxfam)

Facilitator: Prof Steven Ratuva (University of Canterbury)

Followed by public participation through questions and answers.


Time: 6pm October 18

Venue: Arts Lecturer theatre 3 (A3), University of Canterbury


Refreshments will be served afterwards