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Postponements and cancellations

Ngā whakatārewatanga me ngā whakakāhoretanga

At Alert Level 2 gatherings are restricted to no more than 100 people and social distancing is required. Due to these restrictions events may be cancelled or postponed.

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Cancelled events

August 2020

  • 13 August: Ngā Whetu Showcase, University of Otago, Wellington
  • 15 August: Graduation Ceremony, Dunedin
  • 17 August: Pharmacy Open Evening, Dunedin
  • 19 August: Pharmacy Open Evening, Dunedin
  • 19 August: COVID-19 and World Politics Seminar Series, Dunedin (August 19 event only)
  • 21 August: Tertiary Open Day in Radiation Therapy, University of Otago, Wellington
  • 23 August: Marine Encounters - NZ Marine Studies Centre Guided Tours 10:30am and 12:30pm
  • 29 August: Graduation Ceremony, Dunedin

September 2020

  • 8 September: Postgraduate On-Campus Information Evening, Dunedin
  • 10–12 September: Christchurch Careers Expo
  • 14 September: Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020 launch
  • 20–21 September: Hamilton Careers Expo

Postponed events

August 2020

  • 12 August: Master of Arts information evening, Humanities, Dunedin
  • 15 August: Graduation Brunch, Development and Alumni Relations, Dunedin
  • 19 August: Professor William Levack's IPL: Meaningful Research, meaningful lives, University of Otago, Wellington
  • 20 August: Centre for Sustainability seminar – Challenging the "Perfect Commodity": Bottled water, commodification and contestation
  • 23–24 August: Hamilton Careers Expo, now scheduled for 20–21 September
  • 25 August: Professor John Pickering, and Professor Tim Woodfield IPLs, University of Otago, Christchurch (new date yet to be confirmed)
  • 25 August: Students, Citizens and Surveillance: Technology, Theology and the Future of Education and Democracy, Ramsey House, Wellington
  • 31 August: Professor Jacob Edmond's IPL: “Hā ki roto”: Suffocating Literature, Exploding Words

September 2020

  • 4–5 September: Wellington Careers Expo now scheduled for 25–26 September
  • 8 September: Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Julia Horsfield
  • 8 September: Just how on Earth do we know what Mars is made of? Presented by Associate Professor James Scott
  • 16 September: Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020 Whakapapa Research Panel
  • 17 September: Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Niels Kjærgaard
  • 22 September: Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Brent Lovelock
  • 24 September: 2020 FW Guest Memorial Lecture – Decolonising the law in Aotearoa: Can we start with the law schools?