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Engaging our visitors

Hamilton Gardens – September 14th and 15th 2017

Join us for another great two days of networking and professional development. Expect:

  • Engaging invited speakers
  • Choice of fun and inspiring field trips
  • Chance to share your pet project in short 7 minute presentations ( Pecha Kucha Style)
  • Choice of three practical interactive workshops
  • Lots of networking and fun

Selection of speakers / workshops / field trips

Listen to Michelle Edge (Auckland Regional Council Parks) share some of her innovative projects where interpreters act as facilitators of community voices

Hear Jonathan Spring’s (Auckland Institute of Studies) perspective on the value of face-to-face interpretation based on his research into ecotourism guiding

Learn how to design your own cost effective digital interactive quiz using BrightAuthor with Amy-Johnston Bray (Christchurch Botanic Gardens)

Go back to basics with designer Sonia Frimmel (What’s The Story) demonstrating the end-to-end process of outdoor interpretive signs design and production

Make your choice of field trips to Waikato Land War sites, the living collections at Hamilton Gardens and Zoo or wetland interpretation sites in the district.

We are still waiting for confirmation of an exciting invited speaker focused on either digital technology or social media.

Save the date and book your flights now.

Registration will be available in early July.


Interpreting the heritage of New Zealand