Evening with Deirdre Kent

Planet First is pleased to announce an evening in Oamaru with writer and community activist Deirdre Kent.

In the 1980’s Deirdre was best known as the Director of ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) and her persistent determination towards a Smoke free NZ. She is a founding trustee of Living Economies Educational Trust, co-founder of The New Economics Party and the author of the 2005 book: Healthy Money Healthy Planet – developing new money systems for sustainability. She has also been instrumental in the Transition Town movement and establishing the Otaki Timebank.

Deirdre will be in Oamaru to discuss the ideas put forward in her new book including the concept of the Universal Basic Income, which Elon Musk of Teslar fame has recently been promoting as a future necessity.

When: 6pm, Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Where: Criterion Hotel, 3 Tyne St, Oamaru

“The Big Shift: Rethinking Money, Tax, Welfare and Governance for the Next Economic System” – Discussion with q and a session with author Deirdre Kent.

All welcome, no charge.

For more info contact Fliss Butcher 027 846 1986, butcher@earthlight.co.nz

or visit http://deirdrekent.com/

 

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