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Canterbury Workers Educational Association

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Canterbury Workers Educational Association- The Canterbury Museum's Collection Up Close with Dr. Morgane Merien( 0:28:44)       
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From moa eggs to Antarctic artefacts, science communicator and enthusiastic entomologist Dr Morgane Merien brings the history of the Canterbury Museum and its world class collections to life.
Published: 29/05/2024 4:56:06 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Backyard Bee Keeping with Gordon Nairn - Part 1( 0:26:59)       
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Delve into the wonderful world of beekeeping an find out why bees are so vital to our world. Gordon Nairn is the hive master at the Christchurch Hobiest Bee Keeping Club. In this three part series from his talk at the CWEA Gordon shares his passion for bee keeping and breeding queen bees.
Published: 16/03/2024 11:00:00 a.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association - Backyard Bee Keeping with Gordon Nairn - Part 3( 0:25:58)       
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Delve into the wonderful world of beekeeping an find out why bees are so vital to our world. Gordon Nairn is the hive master at the Christchurch Hobiest Bee Keeping Club. In this three part series from his talk at the CWEA Gordon shares his passion for bee keeping and breeding queen bees.
Published: 16/03/2024 11:00:00 a.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association - Backyard Bee Keeping with Gordon Nairn - Part 2( 0:29:50)       
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Delve into the wonderful world of beekeeping an find out why bees are so vital to our world. Gordon Nairn is the hive master at the Christchurch Hobiest Bee Keeping Club. In this three part series from his talk at the CWEA Gordon shares his passion for bee keeping and breeding queen bees.
Published: 16/03/2024 11:00:00 a.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- The Tale of Our Whale from the Canterbury Museum( 0:35:54)       
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Assistant Curator of Natural History at the Canterbury Museum, Jonathon Ridden, tells the tale of the Canterbury Museum's blue whale. From being washed to shore at Ōkārito in 1908 to the current renovations here the story of this incredible natural history treasure that has endured for generations.
Published: 12/03/2024 12:27:00 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Vinita on being a new migrant and finding community at the CWEA( 0:19:40)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA). In this episode Vinita shares how she found a place to belong and give back to the community through her knitting class. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 6:11:15 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Peter who's association with the trade union movement first brought him to the CWEA( 0:8:23)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA). In this episode Peter talks about how he values the informal learning environment that allows people to be themselves. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 6:08:35 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Paul on keeping liberal thinking alive( 0:17:41)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA). In this episode Paul Brody reflects on becoming a tutor at the CWEA after his retirement from the University of Canterbury. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 6:02:44 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Nina on the open and accepting culture of the CWEA( 0:14:24)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA). In this episode Nina talks about being an art tutor and the inclusive learning environment at the CWEA. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 5:42:53 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Director Lottie Vinson on the CWEA in times of crisis( 0:11:44)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA).In this episode, Lottie Vinson, Director of the CWEA, reflects on the role the organisation has played during the Covid pandemic and in the wake of the 2019 Christchurch mosque attacks. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 5:38:10 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Kazuko on how she became a tutor at the CWEA( 0:10:26)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA).In this episode Kazuko (Kuzzy) shares the central role that the CWEA plays in her life. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 5:36:09 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Katherine about her family's long history with the CWEA( 0:16:59)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA).In this episode Katherine shares reflections of the place of the CWEA in her and her families life. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 5:34:10 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Ivan who has been with the CWEA since 1951( 0:12:53)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA).In this episode Ivan reflects on some of his memorable experiences with the CWEA including speaking in prisons and paying for classes with building repairs. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 5:31:23 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Dr. Simon Pollard on science communication( 0:25:17)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA). In this episode Dr. Simon Pollard reflects on how he came to share his passion for science and animal behaviour at the CWEA. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 5:05:02 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Dean on how he came to be a music tutor( 0:12:42)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA). Dean shares his journey to becoming a music tutor and his love for singing in Te Reo. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Oral History from Colleen and Andrea on the beauty of singing with a group( 0:13:6)       
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This programme is part of an oral history from tutors, students and life long learners from Roopu Kaimahi Matauranga o Waitaha, Canterbury Workers Association (CWEA). In this episode Colleen and Andrea reflect on the important place of their singing class in their life. This oral history was created as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival in 2023 with generous funding from the Christchurch City Council's Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund.
Published: 18/12/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- An Oral History of the Canterbury Workers Education Association( 1:46:51)       
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In this oral history project you will hear reflections from the students, tutors and people who find community at the Canterbury Workers Education Association. This project was made with funding from the Christchurch City Council's "Christchurch Heritage Festival Fund".
Published: 18/12/2023 2:50:10 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Lincoln Efford Memorial Lecture - Jeremy Faumuinā( 1:8:41)       
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Navigating through a sea of ego’s – nurturing relationships through vā spaces - Jeremy Faumuinā. Always a highlight of the year we are excited to welcome Jeremy Faumuinā as our speaker for this year’s Lincoln Efford Memorial Lecture. The theme of our talanoa/conversation will be about sharing our spaces together through an indigenous lens. This will highlight Jeremy’s work within the police and how justice and peace is weaved into his practice and how that is outworked in community here in Aotearoa and abroad. Jeremy has had significant leadership roles in a career spanning over two decades in Māori and Pasifika organisations, local communities and the Education sector.
Published: 5/12/2023 12:00:00 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association - Is Fascism On The Rise Again In the 21st Centruy? - Charles Drace( 0:31:49)       
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Charles Drace talks about the development of fascism in Italy and how it compares to modern society. Charles Drace is an author, public speaker and a student of history with a particular interest in how cycles of history seem to rhyme.
Published: 14/11/2023 5:30:00 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Podcasting 101 - Creativity Jumpstart - Conquering your fear of the blank page( 0:5:22)       
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Join artist, teacher and creativity fangirl for a two guided drawing exercises that will jumpstart your creative practice and help you conquer any fear of that a blank page can trigger.
Published: 4/10/2023 12:30:00 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Podcasting 101 - An introduction to herbal teas from The Herb Society( 0:25:44)       
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Michael brings you along to the Waitaha Canterbury Herb Society for a presentation about herbal teas from Emma O'Connell. You can find more information about the Herb Society here at the Canterbury Herb Society (2023) Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/969965500702662
Published: 4/10/2023 12:30:00 p.m.
Canterbury Workers Educational Association- Podcasting 101 - Daddy Daughter Date Night( 0:11:2)       
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Join Olive and Hamish the dynamic daddy, daughter duo bring you along on their fun date night activities.
Published: 3/10/2023 3:00:00 p.m.