Our secular heritage & its future

Here’s something for Wellingtonians, and visitors to Wellington, this month: A conference on New Zealand and Australia’s Secular Heritage and its Future.

Speakers include:

Lloyd Geering, Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies at Victoria University of Wellington;

Max Wallace of the National Secular Association of Australia;

Bill Cooke of the New Zealand Association of Rationalists and Humanists;

Iain Middleton of the Humanist Society of New Zealand, and

Lewis Holden president of the Republican Movement of Aotearoa NZ (Inc.).

A  moderated panel session will follow their presentations.

Details are:

9.00 am until 5.30 pm – Saturday 30 August, Lecture Theatre 2, Rutherford House, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University of Wellington, (Near the Railway Station).

This is a collaborative effort between the Humanist Society of New Zealand, the New Zealand Association of Rationalists and Humanists, and the National Secular Association of Australia.

Dinner: The conference will be followed by an informal dinner at 7.30 pm, preceded by pre-dinner drinks at the Fisherman’s Table Oriental Parade, Wellington.

Registration: $20.00 waged or $10.00 unwaged. Registration includes attendance and morning and afternoon tea. Lunch may be purchased at nearby Wellington cafes.

Register your intent to attend by writing to Humanist Society of New Zealand, P.O. Box 3372 Wellington, including the number attending and names and addresses and a cheque made out to: Humanist Society of New Zealand (Inc.)

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