Past Christchurch Event: VOL 24

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VOL 24

July 15, 2015
@ UCSA Events Centre


We are excited to be part of the UCSA Winterlude line up, and look forward to hosting you all in the UCSA Events Centre. The bar will be flowing and nibbles will be available. 

 **Students can get discounted tickets directly from the UCSA here.**

**General public tickets are available now for $8 + bf.**

Speaker line up

All our speakers come from the University of Canterbury community, and will be speaking about the variety of different things they are involved in or interested in:

Felicity Jane Powell// Student// on drinking a place

Victoria Haggland// Masters student //on unpredicted lessons from martial arts training

Dr Chris Gallavin// Dean of Law School// on my secret life of poetry

Sam Jones// Masters student// on the conventional cotton trap

Rev Spanky Moore// UC Chaplain// on room five




Alex Cheeseborough// student// on why volunteering is selfish

Hannah Rhodes// Teacher Assistant // on unleashing superpowers

Jono Corfe// Alumni// I sell taps

Dr Ekant Veer// Associate Professor of Marketing// on seeing the extraordinary in the ordinary

Dr Stephen Hardman// Internship  Programme Coordinator// on . . .


 We promised a surprise, and here it is: FREE Cake!

Cakes by Anna, a long time PechaKucha fan, will be joining us on the night and we have lined up plenty of her deliciously beautiful mini cakes, in a variety of her top flavours for your enjoyment.



We look forward to seeing you there!

Want a PK fix now? Presentations from our past events (including our most recent one) are online now!

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Drinking A Place

@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

When you are drinking a wine you are experiencing a place, says Felicity Jane Powell who was a wine consultant in London. Love your place and people will live your wine! Drinking globally is killing out planet. Why do we have to drink wines from all the way the other side of the world?!

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My Secret Life of Poetry

@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Chris Gallavin has a great passion for poetry and taxidermy and he presents two of his poems. 

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Unpredicted Lessons from Martial Arts Training

@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Victoria Haggland has been doing martial arts since she is 10 years old. She shares what she've learned and made her the person she is.

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Room Five

@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Rev Spanky Moore explains what room 5 is. What it takes to be a winner?

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Why Volunteering is Selfish

@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Alex Cheeseborough realised the power of volunteering.  It is selfish because you get more out than you put in. The secret of living is giving!

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I Sell Taps

@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Lawyer Jono Corfe talks about pubs and beer. Beer is truly a golbal phenomenon. What is the connection between beer and a law degree?

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The Cost of Cotton

@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Student Samantha Jones launched an eco fashion brand in her spare time. The environmental cost,  social cost, child labor, increased awarness and concerns in clothing production are the subject of her passionate talk. Let's support environmentally friendly and ethical products!

This was "Presentation of the Day" on August 3rd, 2015. 

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Seeing the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Ekant Veer is using his photos to share his passion seeing the extraordinary and aims to grow up as a photographer. He is looking for that moment in time that changes life!

Felicity Jane Powell
in Christchurch
Samantha Jones
in Christchurch
Rev Spanky Moore
Chaplain & Anglican Priest, Anglican Diocese of Christchurch in Christchurch
Alex Cheeseborough
in Christchurch
Jono Corfe
in Christchurch
Ekant Veer
in Christchurch