BWB Talks: #NoFly National Tour (Blenheim)

18:00 pm
19:00 pm
Wesley Centre
3 Henry Street
What happens when a leading New Zealand scientist (and frequent traveller) rules out flying for a year? Over two weeks in November, BWB Author Shaun Hendy will travel around New Zealand by train, ferry and bus to deliver five public talks, in connection with his recently published BWB Text, #NoFly: Walking The Talk on Climate Change – an honest account of one person’s attempt ‘to adapt’ in the face of growing climate anxiety. Join Shaun Hendy and Budyong Hill (chair) at the Wesley for the fourth public talk and discussion of Shaun’s five-stop, national #NoFly tour. Monday 25 November 6:00 pm–7:00 pm Wesley Centre 3 Henry Street Blenheim All welcome, no RSVP necessary. About the Speakers Professor Shaun Hendy FRSNZ is Director of Te Pūnaha Matatini, a New Zealand Centre of Research Excellence hosted by the University of Auckland. Shaun teaches at the University of Auckland, and has been the receipt of numerous awards for his work. He is author of recently published BWB Text, #NoFly: Walking the Talk on Climate Change. Budyong Hill is the chairman of Climate Karanga Marlborough. He has always had a passion for nature and remains fascinated by the diverse life our planet sustains. For most of his adult life, Budyong has been involved in conservation and working on the land, with an increased focus over the past few years on raising awareness about climate change.