The Lost Islands: Challenges for NZ's Sub-Antarctic Islands
7.30pm – 9pm, $10 ($5 student)
Located at Aotearoa’s southernmost shores are New Zealand’s largely unknown Sub-Antarctic Islands, home to various UNESCO World Heritage Sites. With a wild rugged beauty, The Antipodes, Campbell Islands, Auckland Islands, The Snares, and Bounty Islands are rich in history and ecologically vital. However, there are major challenges brewing for these islands. Hear science, conservation and tourism experts debate these obstacles and future plans for our precious Sub-Antarctic Islands.
Professor Gary Wilson – Otago University/NZARI
Brent Beaven – Department of Conservation
Rodney Russ – Heritage Expeditions
Lou Sanson - Department of Conservation
MC: Alison Ballance - Radio New Zealand