Oscar winning director to speak in Dunedin

James Cameron attends the World Premiere of "Alita: Battle Angel" held at Odeon Leicester Square on January 31, 2019 . Photo: Getty Images
Otago Museum is also offering the chance to win one of twenty places on Sunday morning for a private tour of James Cameron - Challenging the Deep guided by the world-famous explorer himself. Photo: Getty Images

Superstar director James Cameron will discuss his life as an explorer during a visit to Dunedin this month.

Mr Cameron will visit the city for two public talks on November 16 and 17, to mark the midway point of Otago Museum exhibition James Cameron - Challenging the Deep.

Both will be hosted by Radio New Zealand's Noelle McCarthy.

At 7pm on November 16, she will discuss the life of an explorer with Mr Cameron, a renowned deep-sea explorer, innovator, and environmentalist.

The following day at 11.30am, she will discuss with Mr Cameron and Dunedin's new Mayor Aaron Hawkins changing how we live in our world

Otago Museum is also offering the chance to win one of twenty places on Sunday morning for a private tour of James Cameron - Challenging the Deep guided by the world-famous explorer himself.

Details of how to enter will be on the museum's website and social media from Monday. Attendees of the Saturday evening event will also be invited to put their names forward for two tickets to the tour.

Both events are in the museum's Hutton Theatre and are ticketed, with bookings available via the museum shop or at www.otagomuseum.nz

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