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Following are recordings of presentations made to members during our 2020 Covid 19 lockdown ZOOM conference calls.
View these archives by clicking on the titles below.
You can join these conference calls by going to https://zoom.us/ and downloading the software onto your computer, phone or tablet. Then just click the link provided to you by email from the Shed. We join on Monday (usually a talk) and Friday (at the meeting room at the shed) at 10.30 am. Please join us.
Some of us can't spend an hour watching the video but we can listen while walking, cycling or working. Where appropriate, we have included an MP3 recording which you can download and listen to on your phone, MP3 player, tablet or laptop.
Tristan de Chalain, a member of our shed, on "Volunteer work at a plastic surgery clinic in the Philippines"
Gordon Taylor, member of Mens Shed Waimea, on "Off Road to On Road: The development of the 4 wheel drive"
Corporal Brad Melvin from the NZ Air Force, talking about Whenuapai and the P3 Orion aircraft
Carolyn & Imogen from Blind Low Vision NZ on “Generation I”
Pete & Sharon Crean on their mission to Kenya
Terry Moore talking about "A 10 minute summary of the Environmental Forum held on Sunday 1 November 2020"
Terry Moore on "The Orakei Community Wellbeing Survey"
Rod Oram on "Regeneration trumps recovery: How we can best respond to theCovid-19 pandemic"
Gerard Robertson on "A year in Toulouse for Air NZ"
Mr. Simon Mills talks on Orthopaedic Consulting Surgery
Mr. Simon Mills talks on Orthopaedic Consulting Surgery (in MP3 format)
Jude Walter from Brainfit Auckland on "Why brain fitness matters"
Jude Walter from Brainfit Auckland on "Why brain fitness matters" (in MP3 format)
Professor Paul Spoonley on "A 'New' New Zealand Emerges: How Demography is Changing the Country"
Roger van Kuylenburg on "My history with computers"
Dr Fritha Hanning, Head of Oncology, Auckland Hospital on "Prostate Cancer"
Alan Minson, telling us his personal story of involvement in a wind energy feasibility project
Gavin Brickell, telling us about the challenges of servicing wind energy towers
Dr Doug Wilson on "Ageing - the Highlights" plus update on Covid-19
Alastair Brickell on "Climate change - A Geological and Astronomical Perspective"
Also view Alastair's presentation in Powerpoint
Professor Geoff Duffy on "Insights into what is really causing weather changes"
Gerrard Robertson on the topic of "White Wings Under White Clouds"
In association with the above, also see Stefan's competition flight, which gives a very good idea of a day's racing and
Auckland Gliding Club website.
Michael McIlvride on "The importance of regular physical activity with ageing". Michael is a Registered
Clinical Exercise Physiologist from The ExerScience Clinic.
Dr Doug Wilson on the topic of "Where to from here?"
Nicky Williams from the Heart Foundation talking about a healthy heart part 2
Nicky Williams from the Heart Foundation talking about 9 steps to a healthy heart
My life as a pilot by Brian Bassett
Dr Doug Wilson talking on ageing
Trip through Africa in a VW Combi van by Ken Duncalfe
Monitoring Invertebrates - Citizen Science by Don Morrison
Tidal Energy by Terry Moore
Meeting 20 May 2020 including a discussion on shed re-opening
Helping Seniors Use Technology by Grant Sidaway
Habitat for Humanity, Chiang Thailand by Miles Cain
How Doctors Think by Dr Nic Szecket and Dr Art Nahill ---- Visit their website (click here) for in-depth articles on medical practice.
History of Fighter Aircraft by Gordon Taylor (part 1)
History of Fighter Aircraft by Gordon Taylor (part 2)
Meeting 4 May 2020 including David Hopkins talking about the 1976 Air NZ hangar extension
Meeting 1 May 2020 including Joanne Rutherford, St Heliers Library
Alan Minson’s presentation on his Geothermal project on Layte Island, Philippines
Auckland Island by Roger Milne
2016 Rio Olympics by Roger Milne
We’ve Been Thinking
Catalina Aircraft by Mal McLennan
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