2012 Speakers

Thanks to all our fantastic speakers for 2012!

NZ IceFest was proud to boast an amazing line up of expert speakers.

We could not put on NZ IceFest without our speaker's passion for Antarctica and the Southern Ocean and we appreciate their support of NZ IceFest.

Dr Chadden Hunter, BBC Director of Frozen Planet Series

Te Radar, Comedian

Kathryn Ryan, Radio New Zealand 

Professor Tim Naish, Victoria University of Wellington 

Dr Adrian Macey, Victoria University of Wellington

Simon Tucker, DairyNZ

Roger Sutton, CERA

Dr Bronwyn Hayward, University of Canterbury

Dr David Wratt, NIWA
Peter Young, Filmmaker

Barry Weeber, EcoWatch

Prof Denzil Miller, Antarctic Tasmania 

Carolyn Schwalger, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Greg Johansson, Sanfords Fishery

Dr Rob Murdoch, NIWA

Chris Laidlaw, Radio New Zealand

Rob Fenwick, Living Earth Ltd

Murray Bain, Science and Innovation Group, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Julia Lane, American Institutes for Research

Associate Professor Wendy Lawson, University of Canterbury
Dr Grant Ryan, YikeBike Ltd

Dr Rhian Salmon, Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Cliff Law, NIWA

Dr Victoria Metcalf, Lincoln University

Dr Miles Lamare, University of Otago

Dr Rebecca Priestley, Victoria University of Wellington

Professor Peter Parrett, Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Craig Marshall, University of Otago

Dr Richard Levy, GNS

Dr Gary Steel, Lincoln University

Dr Craig Stevens, NIWA

Dr Wolfgang Rack, University of Canterbury

Connor Patton

Dr Emma Stewart, Lincoln University

Dr Daniela Liggett, University of Canterbury

Max Quinn, Filmmaker

Alison Balance, Radio New Zealand

Profesor Craig Cary, University of Waikato

Professor Bryan Storey, University of Canterbury

Associate Professor Karen Scott, University of Canterbury

Dr Neil Gilbert, Antarctica New Zealand

Lou Sanson, Antarctica New Zealand

Anthony Powell, Filmmaker

Dr Katja Riedel, NIWA

Michelle Rogan-Finnemore, COMNAP

Peter McCarthy, Antarctica New Zealand

Kylie Wakelin, Adventurer

Aaron Halstead, Mountain Guide

John Parsloe, Ice Master

Veronika Meduna, Radio New Zealand

Nathan Russ, Heritage Expeditions

Dr Kareen Schnabel, NIWA

Jenny Harper, Christchurch Art Gallery

Dr Margaret Bradshaw, University of Canterbury

Chelsea Vickers, University of Waikatoi

Jan Heine, Antarctic Technician in the 1960s

Shaun Norman, Mountain Guide

Tony Bromley, NIWA

Trevor Chin, Antarctic Veteran

Baden Noris, Historian

Marcus Lush

Nigel Watson, Antarctic Heritage Trust

John Evans, Sir Peter Blake Antarctic Youth Ambassador

Aaron Russ, Heritage Expeditions

Dr Colin Meurk, Landcare Research

Professor Gary Wilson, University of Otago

Dr Jenny Rock, University of Otago

Dr Patrick Shepherd, University of Canterbury

Ruth Watson, Artist

Professor Bill Manhire, Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Dan Zwartz, Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Craig Marshall, University of Otago

Professor David Bibby, Victoria University of Wellington

Ken Smales, Meridian Energy

David Huebner, US Ambassador to New Zealand

Dr Clive Howard-Williams, NIWA

Professor Jenny Webster-Brown, University of Canterbury

Dr Ian Hawes, University of Canterbury

Professor John Bradshaw, University of Canterbury

Professor Anne Noble, Massey University

Robin Burton

David Ellis, Earth, Sea, Sky

Paul Barrett 

Henry Sunderland, CPIT

Mark Penn

Kirsten Haydon – Jeweler

Jane Ussher – Photographer

Bernadette Hall – Writer

David Trubridge – Designer

Dave Dobbyn – Composer

Chris Cree Brown – Composer

Megan Jenkinson – Photographer

Laurence Aberhart - Photographer