Ten things you didn’t know about climate change …

Tenbyten_2016CC_logoClimate change is already redefining coastlines and the weather, both here in New Zealand and around the world. But will it affect me and what can I do about it?

Tim Naish and James Renwick will give their take on this biggest of issues – from the very local to the global.

View presentation slides (PDF, 3.9 MB)


Hamilton | 12 noon Tuesday 5 July
Reception Lounge, Hamilton City Council, Garden Place

Rotorua | 6pm Tuesday 5 July
Mokoia Room, Millennium Hotel, 1270 Hinemaru St

Napier | 6pm Wednesday 6 July
Century Theatre, MTG, 9 Herschell Street

Palmerston North | 7.30pm Thursday 7 July
Palmerston North Public Library, 4 The Square

Christchurch | 6.30pm Wednesday 3 August
C1 LT, Central Lecture Theatre Block, University of Canterbury, Arts Road

Dunedin | 5.30pm Thursday 4 August
Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street

Wanaka | 6pm Friday 5 August
Presbyterian Church Hall, 91 Tenby Street

Whangarei | 10am – 1pm Tuesday 6 September
ILC Theatre, NorthTec, 51 Raumanga Valley Road

Auckland | 6pm Tuesday 6 September
The Auditorium, Level 2 Auckland Museum, The Domain, Parnell

Wellington | 6pm Wednesday 7 September
Aronui Lecture Theatre, Royal Society of New Zealand, 11 Turnbull Street, Thorndon

Nelson | 7.30pm Thursday 8 September
Elim Christian Centre, 625 Main Road, Stoke

About the Speakers


Professor Tim Naish
Tim is Director of the Antarctic Research Centre at Victoria University of Wellington, where he and his team use rock and ice cores as a time machine to look at how the Antarctica ice sheets affected global sea-level in past warmer periods and what this means for our future.

Professor James RenwickProfessor James Renwick
James is a Professor of Physical Geography at Victoria University of Wellington where he indulges his fascination for all aspects of the climate system, from the tropics to the poles, and from thousands of years in the past to hundreds of years into the future.


We are very grateful for the support of Victoria University of Wellington for the 2016 Ten by Ten series