HAWKE'S BAY - The changing relationship between China and New Zealand: People Matter
Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 2:00pm
Havelock North Club, Campbell Street

SPEAKER: Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley, Massey University

A member of the Royal Society of New Zealand and one of New Zealand's leading academics, his specialist area is social change and demography and how this impacts policy decisions at the political level. He has led numerous externally funded research programmes, written or edited twenty-seven books and is a regular commentator in the news media. Educated both in New Zealand and England, his work on racism, immigration and ethnicity is widely discussed in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings (2019) and the COVID-19 pandemic.