For those retired or about to retire, U3A provides an ideal environment in which to pursue new or existing interests.
Visit our monthly meeting to see if you would like to join this friendly group.
Meeting October 4th 9:45AM
Guest Speakers: Petra Pearce, Climate Scientist
Topic: Climate Change and what does it mean for New Zealand
Yes – the climate is changing. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, made up of hundreds of scientists around the globe, states that warming of the climate system is unequivocal and it is extremely likely that humans have been the dominant cause of recent warming.
Petra Pearce has a Master of Science in Physical Geography and five years’ experience as a Climate Scientist at NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research). She undertakes a wide range of climate research.
Study Group Promotions
This Month: Foundations of Western Civilisation,
We are highlighting some of our Special Interest Groups over the next few months. Speakers will be from those groups and will talk about the groups and what they do. This is your chance to get an inside view of the selected Interest Groups and help you decide if this is a group you would join.
Are Robots the future. Below is a robot created in Japan. To see some of the advances in Robotics clickherethen click the video