Winter Speaker Series 2019

Winter Speaker Series

OUR LIVING LANDSCAPE Developments in viticulture from Akaroa beginnings to Waipara today Four highly qualified and experienced speakers presented this series of stimulating talks culminating in the M J Barnett Memorial Lecture on Thursday 15 August 2019. [one_half] Venue The Winter Speaker Series 2019 venue was The KIOSK, Christchurch Botanic Gardens. There is plenty of … Read More

Winter Speaker Series 2018

Courses, Winter Speaker Series

Four highly qualified and experienced speakers will present this series of stimulating talks culminating in the M J Barnett Memorial Lecture on Thursday 16 August 2018.
Venue is the Harcourts Grenadier Auction Rooms, 98 Moorhouse Ave. Talks start promptly at 7pm.

Winter Speaker Series 2017

Winter Speaker Series

Four highly qualified and experienced speakers will present this series of stimulating talks culminating in the M J Barnett Memorial Lecture on Thursday 16 August 2018.
Venue is the Harcourts Grenadier Auction Rooms, 98 Moorhouse Ave. Talks start promptly at 7pm.

M J Barnett Memorial Lecture 2016

News, Winter Speaker Series

Lynley Hayes, leader of Landcare Research’s Biodiversity and Conservation team gave an information-packed address as befits this prestigious lecture in memory of MJ Barnett, one of New Zealand’s most distinguished horticulturalists and CHS Board member for 35 years. Lynley first revealed some staggering statistical facts: Since 1769 at least 25,000 exotic species have been introduced … Read More

Winter Speaker Series – In Review

Archive, Winter Speaker Series

The 2015 Winter Speaker Series had an excellent start with a fascinating talk by Aaron Russ, General Manager of Wild Earth Travel. Describing himself as a zoologist cum geologist turned botanist and eco tourist Aaron explained that travelling south from New Zealand is equivalent to gaining height in terms of flora survival. He took us … Read More

Winter Speaker Series Final

Archive, Winter Speaker Series

By Hunter Calder The Canterbury Horticulture Society Winter Speaker Series was so successful they are looking to repeat it next year. Board remember Ray King said the inaugural series had been great and there had been several interesting topics over four months. Ecologists Professor Dave Kelly and Dr Colin Meurk, landscape architect Di Lucas and … Read More