Exciting public events associated with the 2019 ASBS–NZPCN Joint Conference

In association with the 2019 ASBS–NZPCN Joint Conference Taxonomy for Plant Conservation – Ruia mai i Rangiātea and Te Papa’s Tuia – Encounters 250 activities we have three exciting public events to bring to your attention.

Visit this link for all event and booking details: https://www.tepapa.govt.nz/visit/events/public-events-taxonomy-for-plant-conservation-ruia-mai-i-rangiatea-conference

Please note that you do not need to be a registered delegate of the 2019 ASBS–NZPCN Joint Conference to attend these events.


Panel Talk: The Politics of Collecting – from Banks and Solander to Today

Hear botanists and researchers discuss the shifting politics of collecting and classifying plants, from both Māori and Pākehā perspectives.

When | Āhea: Thursday 28 Nov 2019, 6.30pm–7.45pm
Where | Ki hea: Soundings Theatre, Level 2
Cost | Te utu: $15


Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Endangered plant species

Help make information about Australasia’s endangered plants available on Wikipedia! Learn how to create and improve articles with friendly guidance from experienced Wikipedia editors.

When | Āhea: Sunday 24 Nov 2019, 9.00am–5.00pm
Where | Ki hea: Hīnātore | Learning Lab, Level 4
Cost | Te utu: Free


Solander, Sparrman, and the Anthropocene

Saving “the Environment” on a Planet made Unstable by Humans by Sverker Sörlin
Monday 25 November, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Soundings Theatre, Level 2 Te Papa, 55 Cable Street. Wellington
Cost: $15-$25

Book now! We look forward to seeing you there.

Rewi Elliot and Heidi Meudt
Co-organisers of the 2019 ASBS–NZPCN Joint Conference
Website: https://systematics.ourplants.org/