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National Sanctuaries of New Zealand workshop: Hamilton 2018

The Sanctuaries of NZ workshop 2018 will be held at Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton on 14-16 August 2018.

Draft Outline:

Tuesday 14 Aug: Science day - talks from speakers at Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton – Range of topics including native frogs, climate change, biodiversity outcomes of sanctuaries and islands, and wildlife corridors. Registration opens at 8.30 with talks starting at 9.30am until 5pm. Dinner at Hamilton Gardens Cafe starts at 6pm.

Wednesday 15 Aug: SONZI AGM at 8.30am. Soap box session. Field trip to Waiwhakarere and Rotopiko on bus at noon. Return to Hamilton Gardens at 5.30pm.

Thursday 16 Aug: SONZI-led workshop: Representatives from central and local government, Predator Free 2050 Ltd, and nationally recognised conservation and community practitioners will discuss the role of community led sanctuaries in setting and delivering the conservation agenda. The Session will be a roughly even mix of presentations and facilitated discussion with invited guests exploring the benefits and constraints of collaboration between projects and other projects and agencies at local, regional and national level.
Bring your burning questions!

The cost of the 3-day workshop (including morning/afternoon tea and lunch each day) is $70. If you want to attend part of the workshop (eg one day), the cost is still $70. HOWEVER FOR CATERING PURPOSES PLEASE INDICATE WHICH DAY(S) YOU WILL BE ATTENDING.

The dinner on Wed 14 Aug is $35 and the transport for the fieldtrip is $20.

Download the registration form here
Send the REGISTRATION FORM AND ACCOMPANYING FEE to YOLANDA ANDERSON, LANDCARE RESEARCH, LINCOLN, at the address on the form.
However, send QUERIES to Corinne Watts, Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research