ECO Events

ECO AGM and Conference 22-23 August 2014

Venue: Toi Poneke at 61-69 Abel Smith St, Wellington

Conference Programme

The programme theme is: ‘Achieving Genuine Progress for the Environment’

Further details will be posted shortly on the wbesite, including an agenda for the AGM and meeting sessions and workshops.

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The ECO Annual General Meeting for 2014 will take place Saturday afternoon, 23 August 2014 at Toi Poneke at 61-69 Abel Smith St, Wellington.

Please note that items for discussion from member groups must be sent in writing to the ECO office at least six weeks before the AGM (by 11 July 2014).

If you require any further information please contact

Other Events

2014 Charles Fleming Lecture Tour: The demise of New Zealand’s freshwaters: politics and science

The Charles Fleming Lecturer for 2014 is Dr Mike Joy of Massey University, Palmerston North. Dr Joy was awarded the Charles Fleming Award for Environmental Achievement in 2013.  Dr Mike Joy will present the 2014 Charles Fleming Lecture to branches of the Royal Society of New Zealand during June and July 2014.

Palmerston North:  Tuesday 15 July, 7.30pm, Te Manawa, 326 Main Street, Palmerston North. Enquiries: Royal Society of New Zealand Manawatu Branch

Hawke’s Bay:  Thursday 17 July, 7.30pm, National Aquarium of New Zealand, Marine Parade, Napier. Entry by gold coin donation. Enquiries: Hawke’s Bay Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand

Jobs After Coal South Island Tour July 2014

In the last week of July, Jeanette Fitzsimons will be touring Coal Action Network Aotearoa's new report "Jobs After Coal - a Just Transition for New Zealand communities" around the South Island.  Hear a great speaker on an important report for the future of New Zealand.

Blenheim, 25 July: Friday Marlborough Arts Society Gallery, High St, 7pm.Job After Coal Report

Nelson, 27 July:  Sunday  NMIT Student Lounge, 6pm.

Events in Motueka and Golden Bay still to be confirmed.

Dunedin, 29 July:  1pm, Otago University Centre for Sustainability.

5.30pm, Otago Chamber of Commerce, “Reinvigorating the Economy: CleanTech Jobs and Low Carbon Opportunity”.

Invercargill, 30 July: Federated Farmers Meeting Room, 70 Forth St - 8.00pm: Presentation


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