Events for August 2017

Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park

Date: Saturday 27 May 2017 - Saturday 25 November 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park

On the Last Saturday of every month the Friends of Waiwhakareke meet at the Brymer Road entrance opposite the Zoo. This year we particularly need many hands to ...

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Lunchtime Recital Series

Date: Wednesday 2 August 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

What better way to spend a winter's day then to be warmed by the passionate musical expression of our own Tennant-Austin Duo. These two wonderful musicians, James...

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Masterclasses - Conservatorium of Music

Date: Wednesday 2 August 2017
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

American cellist, Aaron Minsky, is among the most influential string musicians of his generation. His 'celtar' style (which combines cello and guitar technique) h...

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The closest we ever came to nuclear war

Date: Thursday 3 August 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: S.G.01

Overconfidence in the controllability of nuclear weapons creates danger. The passing of the last elite witness of the most dangerous nuclear crisis, that is, the ...

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Cracking the code: How to get published online and get paid for it

Date: Thursday 3 August 2017
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Lido Cinema, Centre Place, 501 Victoria St, Hamilton

Come and hear the benefits of writing online and how to build your online reputation as a writer. Find out what to write, how to pitch and where to get published...

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Percussion Concert

Date: Friday 4 August 2017
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

Join us for a look into the progress of the Conservatorium of Music's percussion performance class, featuring solo and ensemble performance pieces by European and...

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School of Science Seminar; "New insights into development of the modern Australia-Pacific plate boundary through New Zealand"

Date: Friday 4 August 2017
Time: 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: S.1.02

This presentation is part of the School of Science Friday Seminar series.

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Local authors

Date: Saturday 5 August 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Lido Cinema, Centre Place, 501 Victoria St, Hamilton

Local authors will talk about how they wrote and published their books for 3-4 minutes each and then there will be time at the end when you can approach authors y...

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The Deed, Not the Motive: Fiduciary Law Without Loyalty

Date: Monday 7 August 2017
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: N.1.03 (Pre Lecture Drinks) MSB.1.37 (Lecture)

Public Lecture by the New Zealand Law Foundation's 2017 Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Professor Stephen Smith. This paper criticises the conventional view t...

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Doctoral Supervision Workshop

Date: Wednesday 9 August 2017 - Wednesday 09 August 2017
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: TBA once rsvp'd

In this workshop we discuss the role and responsibilities of the Chief Supervisor and Supervisor including the academic and administrative requirements during cri...

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From principle to practice: doing our bit for refugees in a time of politicized migration

Date: Wednesday 9 August 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: A.G.30

A public presentation by Murdoch Stephens

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Lunchtime Recital Series

Date: Wednesday 9 August 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

A beautiful recital of song from leading New Zealand mezzo-soprano Anna Pierard, and acclaimed pianist Lisa Chou. The programme will include works such as Ravel's...

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Masterclass - Conservatorium of Music

Date: Wednesday 9 August 2017
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

Be a witness to musical tradition being handed on as the Waikato Conservatorium of Music offers you the opportunity to attend a masterclass with acclaimed singer,...

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Doctoral Convenors Workshop

Date: Thursday 10 August 2017 - Thursday 10 August 2017
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: TBA once rsvp'd

The role of an Oral Exam Convenor is significant in the final step of the examination of a Doctoral candidate. The Convenor needs to be an experienced academic w...

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FREE Japanese film showing in August 2017

Date: Thursday 10 August 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: L3

Free Admission No booking required! English Subtitles! ALL WELCOME. 'The Boy and the Beast' Director: Mamoru Hosoda Voice: Koji Yakushi, Aoi Miyazaki, Shot...

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Business Events Waikato Showcase

Date: Thursday 10 August 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Heaphy Rooms, Claudelands Conference & Exhibition Centre, Hamilton

If you organise conferences, meetings, team events, accommodation or anything business event related, don't miss this opportunity to meet with the Waikato's top v...

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Women writers

Date: Thursday 10 August 2017
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: The Meteor, 1 Victoria St, Hamilton

Come along and hear our women writers Catherine Chidgey, Nicky Pellegrino and Danielle Hawkins in conversation with chair Catherine Robertson. ​ Catherine Chi...

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Economics Seminar : Corporate Innovation and Investment

Date: Friday 11 August 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: MSB1.01, Level 1, Waikato Management School

Economics Seminar Series : This paper quantifies the impact of corporate innovation on corporate investment for a large panel of U.S. firms. We show that corpora...

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School of Science Seminar: "The mangroves of the Mekong Delta: Mud, madness and morphodynamics"

Date: Friday 11 August 2017
Time: 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: S.1.02

This presentation is part of the School of Science Friday Seminar series.

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Travel writers

Date: Saturday 12 August 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Lido Cinema, Centre Place, 501 Victoria St, Hamilton

Travel writers Graham Reid, Chris van Ryn, Elisabeth Easther and Jill Malcolm will talk with chair Gail Pittaway about their writing and where they are published....

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3MT Doctoral Final

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2017 - Wednesday 16 August 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Concert Chamber

Join us for a night of academic insight and entertainment. The 3MT final is an event not to be missed! This free event will be open to the community, held on ...

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Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

Top Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire. Location: Dr John Gallaghe...

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A Behavioural Rebound Effect: Results from a laboratory experiment

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2017
Time: 1:05 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: MSB1.03, Level 1, Waikato Management School

The rebound effect is the increase in consumption due an increase in energy efficiency and can be modelled as a result of simple income and substitution effects \...

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Writers on Campus

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: English Foyer, 3rd floor, I Block

poets playwrights novelists short story writers and other acrobats of the alphabet read from their own works All welcome.

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Tauranga lecture series: ‘Europe in crisis: the impact of populism, migration and terrorism.’

Date: Thursday 17 August 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Trinity Wharf, 51 Dive Crescent, Tauranga
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The University of Waikato is hosting a new, free public lecture series in Tauranga. For the second lecture in the series on Thursday 17 August, Dr Simona Soar...

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School of Science Seminar: "Dating the First Settlement of Remote Oceania"

Date: Friday 18 August 2017
Time: 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: L.G.02

This presentation is part of the School of Science Friday Seminar series. Please note the change of venue (for this week only), to L.G.02.

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Japan's Foreign Policy Options in a Trump Era

Date: Friday 18 August 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: J.2.18

During the second Abe term, Japan has experienced a major shift in its foreign policy outlook. This was a result of changing perceptions of regional dynamics and ...

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TEDxRuakura 2017: Beyond

Date: Sunday 20 August 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, The University of Waikato

TEDxRuakura is Hamilton's local TEDx experience. Through our events we aim to bring together a group of like-minded individuals within the Waikato community. ...

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Secondary Schools Scholarship Regional Day

Date: Friday 25 August 2017
Time: TBA
Location: PWC & Foyer

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Secondary Schools Scholarship Regional Day

Date: Friday 25 August 2017
Time: TBA
Location: PWC & Foyer

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Alumni & Friends in Wellington

Date: Friday 25 August 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Macs Brewbar, upstairs Lion Room, Taranaki Street, Wellington Central

The University of Waikato hosts Alumni and Friends events in cities around the world where large populations of alumni live. These events are opportunities for th...

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Poets

Date: Friday 25 August 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Creative Waikato, 131 Alexandra St, Hamilton

Poets Bob Orr, Vaughan Rapatahana and Stephanie Christie will read their poems and talk about their writing at a National Poetry Day event.  ​ Bob Orr is the...

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16th Latin American Film Festival (FREE ENTRY)

Date: Friday 25 August 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: A.G.30 - A-block via Gate 8 Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

Margarita, That Sweet Chaos /Margarita, Ese Dulce Caos Country: Peru Language: Spanish with english subtitles Genre: Comedy Length: 99 min. Release: 2016 ...

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Topics, Techniques, Targets: Writing for Kids and Young Adults

Date: Saturday 26 August 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Wintec's City Campus, Collingwood St, Hamilton

David Hill will lead a workshop for people interested in writing for kids and young adults. You are welcome to bring anything you have written. No experience is n...

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Frauenliebe und Leben - A Woman's Love and Life

Date: Sunday 27 August 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

As a special afternoon treat, preceding the inaugural German Lieder Festival and Workshop, soprano Stephanie Acraman and pianist Penelope Cashman will entrance au...

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Lunchtime Recital Series - Lieder Recital

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

Featuring a selection of key pieces from the Conservatorium of Music's German Lieder Workshops (August 28-30th), students will present items they have worked on, ...

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When Work Hardly Pays: A Conversation with Guy Standing

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: LG.01, University of Waikato, Hamilton

Paid work has long been considered the ‘solution' for reducing poverty and inequality. Yet, this assumption overlooks the reality that today over half of the wo...

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Countdown to the Election: The Environment in the 2017 Election

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: S.1.04

The state of the environment, spanning issues of water quality, climate change, and biodiversity, amongst others, is one of the critical issues in the 2017 nation...

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Careers Fair

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: S Block, Student Centre Level 2 Foyer, Faculty of Education Cafe

Connect with potential employers at our Careers Fair Have you got a job lined up after you graduate? Come along to our Hamilton Careers Fair on Wednesday 30 Au...

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