Hope Arm, Lake Manapouri from Mt Titiroa. Photo courtesy of Cynthia Winkworth
Catchments Otago Symposium
‘Water, Biodiversity, People’
Monday 9th April, 2018
St Margaret’s College, University of Otago, Dunedin
Symposium booklet available here.
Speaker's presentation slides (if used) are available here.
Riverscapes book available here.
The University of Otago Research Theme Catchments Otago, a multi-disciplinary theme exploring approaches for sharing natural resources that consider environmental, social and economic outcomes, hosted a day long symposium focussing on Water & Biodiversity, Water & Society, Water & Health and Water & Movement. Speaker perspectives relating to the four themes were presented throughout the day, with fruitful discussions resulting.
The Organising Committee wishes to express their sincere thanks to all who attended and contributed to the discussions.
Hon David Parker, Attorney-General, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Trade and Export Growth, Minister for the Environment, Associate Minister of Finance
Michael Baker, Department of Public Health, University of Otago
Mark Bryan, Managing Director VetSouth
Pat Garden, Otago Conservation Board Chairperson
Olga Pantos, Institute of Environmental Science and Research
Gretchen Robertson, Otago Regional Council, Deputy Chair, Councillor
Jean-Luc Payan, Manager Natural Hazards, Otago Regional Council
Jack Heineman, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury
Christian Zammit, Programme Leader Hydrological Processes and Water Resources NIWA
Ali Meade, Biodiversity Programme Leader, Environment Southland
Gail T Tipa, Tipa and Associates
Brian Turner, Author, Poet
Sam Mahon, Artist, Author, Activist