Loading Events

Past Events › Club Otago

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

April 2016

Club Otago lunch with Dame Susan Devoy

April 6, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:45 pm
Forsyth Barr Stadium, 30 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin Central,
Dunedin, Otago 9058 New Zealand
+ Google Map

Our first Club Otago guest of 2016 will be New Zealand’s Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy DNZM CBE. Dame Susan will be with us on Wednesday, 6th April. The four times winner of the World Open squash title (1985, 1987, 1990 & 1992) and eight times winner of the British Open, she surprisingly retired in 1992 while holding the Australian, British, French, Hong Kong, Irish, New Zealand, Scottish, Swedish and World titles. She was named New Zealand Sports Person…

Find out more »

July 2016

Peter FitzSimons – a Club Otago lunch not to miss!

July 13, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
Dunedin Town Hall, 191 Moray Place
Dunedin, Otago 9016 New Zealand
+ Google Map

Our mid-year Club Otago guest will be the brilliant Australian author and columnist Peter FitzSimons. Peter’s topic will be – We Australians love you Kiwis. We just want you to love us. Can’t you? A man of many parts, Peter is currently campaigning against processed sugar in diets, is on the trail of those who treat brain injuries in sport in too blithe a manner and he’s also keen on Australia becoming a republic. He speaks four languages fluently, is…

Find out more »

September 2016

Who’s winning – the cheats or the testers?

September 30, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:45 pm
Glenroy Auditorium, Harrop Street
Dunedin,
+ Google Map

Drug use and abuse in sport is an ever-growing issue and often it seems a race between the chemists and the drug testers. Unfortunately, the testers often seem a pace or two behind but not for the lack of trying. Leading the pack in the race to chase down the cheats is New Zealand’s own David Howman, the Director General of WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency. David took up duties with WADA in 2003 and has been based in Montreal,…

Find out more »

August 2017

August Club Otago Lunch

August 3, 2017

With the 2017 New Zealand general election now just weeks away, we are delighted to announce the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Bill English, will be our guest speaker at the next Club Otago lunch on Thursday, August 3rd.

Find out more »

November 2018

Club Otago Lunch November – Lesley Elliot

November 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Glenroy Auditorium, Harrop Street
Dunedin,
+ Google Map

On the day she was due to leave for Wellington and a job with the Treasury, 22-year-old Sophie Elliott was brutally murdered, stabbed 216 times by an ex-boyfriend. The year’s final Club Otago lunch will feature Lesley Elliott, Sophie’s mother and founder of the Sophie Elliott Foundation, as our guest speaker. Sophie was murdered in January 2008 and while her death remains a tragedy and has taken a terrible toll on her family, the Sophie Elliott Foundation is a story…

Find out more »
+ Export Events