New Head of St Margaret's College
Elizabeth Koni has been appointed as the new Head of St Margaret’s College, commencing her role on 6 January 2023 upon the departure of the current Master, Dr Charles Tustin.
A most interesting and well-informed treatment of some of the pressing issues in Conservation, including how Māori values can inform and extend Western practices, together with a few ideas on how to make successful job applications, developing self-confidence, and making the most of vacation periods.
Dr Rachael Hart, currently Chief Executive of the Otago Southland Cancer Society, has a wide work experience, including in the Australian Diplomatic Corps, with spells in Afghanistan and Fiji, which served to illustrate her comments on several topics, including what students should keep in mind, leadership, and being a woman in leadership.
From his impressively wide experience Dr Walker described a number of strategies and guiding principles for dealing with the vicissitudes and opportunities encountered by students, whatever discipline they elect to follow.
As in Part 1, Prof Dearden talked about many significant issues in Part 2, which includes commentary on Genetic Modification, Treaty obligations, Genomics in Medicine, Ethical Issues and more, in a lucid, readily understood way.
In a lively, informative, and frequently amusing talk, largely guided by excellent questions from Members, Prof Dearden discussed a wide range of topics ranging from Cambrian times to future developments involving Genomics.