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Nelson Institute talk: Fight for the Forests

Sunday 7th July 2019

Paul Benseman, author of 'Fight for the Forests', an account of two decades of activism to save our iconic forests, and Nelson's key role in the conservation movement. As a result of direct action like treetop occupations, through to political campaigning, the country was gradually moved to accepting that the whole-sale harvesting of native timber was wrong.



July 7


Start 2pm


Nelson & suburbs


Elma Turner Library
27 Halifax Street, Nelson
Please be seated BEFORE the start of the talk, as late arrivals are disruptive for everyone.

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

$2 pp at the door.



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