Tauranga Continuing Education Group aims to Providing older people with an opportunity to listen to prominent New Zealanders discussing topics of interest.  Many of the speakers come from the University of Waikato and others from business and local organisations. Meetings are held at the Otumoetai Baptist Church, 241 Otumoetai Road, Tauranga, commencing at 10.00am 3rd Tuesday of the month.


Tauranga  60+ Continuing Education Group - Proposed programme of speakers for 2019

At Otumoetai Baptist Church, 241 Otumoetai Road  All lectures commence at 10.00 am. A charge of $4 is made to cover expenses. If you have not previously done so, please fill a registration form with your phone number and e-mail address so that we can keep in touch with you.

February 19th


Professor Janis Swan
Emeritus Professor of Engineering,


Developing Engineering Education   


March 19th 


David Love 
Regional Councillor and
Chair Classic Flyers


My Cold war career


April 16th 


Karen Peel
Senior Associate, BNZ


Scam Savvy


May 21st


Dr Raymond Richards
Department of History, OUW


American Politics – update


June 18th


Ray Dumble
 CEO Tauranga Airport


Tauranga Airport – 
 Development & Prospects


July 16th   


Kelly Smith
Senior Lecturer , UOW


Violence Hiding Tactics


August 20th


Dr Andrew Thompson
Eye Surgeon,
Tauranga Eye Hospital


Macular Degeneration


September 17th


Professor Craig Carey 
School of Science, UOW


The role of Antarctica in
 our Changing World


October 15th


Paul Geoghegan
District Court Judge




November 19th


Professor Peter Kamp
Department of Geology,


Uplifting of central New Zealand