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Brazilian Film: Oscar Niemeyer – Life is a Breath of Air

By EVENTS OTHER, Film

A documentary about the life and works of the most important Brazilian architect, Oscar Niemeyer, who turned 100 years old in December 2007.

Since the space at the Embassy is limited to 45 seats, should you wish to join us, please make sure you reserve your seat by calling (04) 473 3516 or e-mail cultural@brazil.org.nz.

Brazilian architect Daniele Abreu a Lima will give a brief presentation on the topic.

PLEASE NOTE: ACCESS TO THE EMBASSY WILL BE RESTRICTED TO THOSE WHOSE NAME APPEARS ON THE RESERVATIONS LIST. FOR SECURITY REASONS, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PRESENT PHOTO ID BEFORE ENTERING THE EMBASSY.

Envirotainment : Cleaning up the Hutt River

By EVENTS OTHER

When: 3pm Saturday 11 October 2008
Where: Meeting outside @ TheDowse, 45 Laings Road, Lower Hutt

ENVIROTAINMENT offers you a fun event where there will be goodie bags to the first 50 people (including a free coffee card from MILK CRATE the wonderful cafe 2mins from uni + heaps more), gorgeous sea creature (costumed) helpers to participate in a entertaining event to pick up rubbish lining the Hutt River (gloves and bags will be provided).

Meet outside the NewDowse 45 Laings Road, Lower Hutt at 3pm this Saturday 11th October where we will take a 5min walk to the Hutt River to begin our adventure.

The event will conclude with a collective sculpture creation of re/up-cycling proportions which will be documented by Victoria University along with other media.

For more information see http://envirotainment.net or contact greer@funkive.com

SO COME ALONG GET INVOLVED…YOU ARE NEEDED….HELP CREATE POSITIVE CHANGE!

Forum : Follow the Leader

By EVENTS OTHER, Lecture

When: 2-4pm Saturday 4 October 2008
Where : Adam Art Gallery

Brad Jackson, Professor of Leadership at The University of Auckland Business School, chairs a discussion about the dynamics of leadership in the increasingly media-driven, success-oriented environment that we have come to know as the democratic nation state.

Sustainable Habitat Challenge (SHaC’09)/The Plant Room Launch Party

By EVENTS OTHER, Lecture

When: 5.30pm Thursday 24th July 2008
Where: VUW Architecture + Design School – Dunlop Terrace / Vivian St Wellington

Wellington is responding to the national SUSTAINABLE HABITAT CHALLENGE (SHaC’09) www.shac.org.nz

Keynote Lecture – Brenda Vale
Presentation from the SHaC Wellington Team: www.SHaC09wellington.org
Music – Very Nice Treehouse accompanied by Drinks + Nibbles

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