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Climate Action Festival Program

Climate Action Festival Program

Date: Saturday, 8 December 2007 - 12:pm
Town: Wellington
Location: Civic Square
Climate Action Festival Dec 8 Wellington

Saturday December the 8th 2007 is International Day of Action on Climate Change. It is a day to raise awareness of climate change, and call on world leaders to take urgent action. It coincides with the United Nations Climate talks to be held in Bali, Indonesia this year from December 3rd to 14th.

Wellington's Civic Square will be alive with activity and entertainment from 12pm – 7pm on December 8th.

The day is already set to be brimming with informative and interactive stalls, live music from the Wellington Community Choir, Ukulele Orchestra, Jessie James, the Offbeats, films including the 11th hour by Leonardo Dicaprio, discussion panel, speakers, children's activities great food, and more. The theme of this event is ‘Celebrating Change through Community’.

This event is being organised by volunteers from Victoria University Wellington’s environmental group – Gecko. We are predominantly comprised of students and ex-students as well as other volunteers who are concerned about the environment, concerned about climate change, concerned about humanity.

We hope you can join us.

Be there. Dec 8. Civic Square.

Climate Action Festival Program

Saturday or Sunday if wet

12:00 - 12:15 Ray Mercer Karakia then speaking with MC Thom

12:15 - 12:45 Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra

### MC Thom speaking with ................................ (5min)

12:50 - 1:25 Elena and Simply Fantastic

### MC Thom speaking with ................................ (5min)

1:30 - 1:55 Carlos Navarrete

### MC Thom speaking with .......................; then Thom throws
attention to Kapoeira off stage (5min)

1:55 - 2:25 Kapoeira (performing from an adjacent grass area outside city
gallery)

### MC Thom gets attention back on stage bringing on stage someone found
from the public audience who has a story (3min)

2:25 - 2:55 Skeleton Crew

### MC Thom speaking with Mayor Kerry Prendergast; then Thom throws
attention to Community Choir off stage (5min)

3:00 - 3:30 Wellington Community Choir (performing from an adjacent grass
area outside city gallery)

### MC Thom gets attention back on stage bringing on stage someone found
from the public audience who has a story (5min)

3:35 - 4:10 Axle of Evis

### MC Thom speaking with ........................................... (5min)

4:15 - 4:45 Giles McNeil

### MC Thom speaking with ............................................ (5min)

4:50 - 5:35 Jesse James

### MC Thom speaking with ............................................ (5min)

5:40 - 6:20 Ryan Prebble

### MC Thom speaking with ............................................ (5min)

6:25 - 7:00 Battlescar Gallactica

### MC Thom speaking with ............................................ (5min)

Confirmed speakers to slot in:

Liv Hollins from Intersect; City councillor Celia Wade-Brown; Council stall
representative about walking school buses (if noone else talikng about
this); Gecko representatives; Charles Barry about getting gardening (needs
prompting); need to find at least 4 more stall holders to come on stage
introduce themselves and different initiatives

ENDS

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