‘Wild Weather’ Author Talk at Johnsonville this Thursday

Author photo of Lisa Murray, linked to Facebook event

Join us at Waitohi Johnsonville Library on Thursday November 3rd, 5:30pm for a talk with meteorologist Lisa Murray of MetService NZ, co-author of the new book New Zealand’s Wild Weather.

Cyclones, heatwaves, snow and drought… as a long, narrow group of islands Aotearoa New Zealand has always found itself at the mercy of wild weather, and that’s before accounting for the mounting impacts of climate change.

Come hear meteorologist Lisa Murray of MetService NZ present an invigorating hour, delving into the fascinating facts behind some of this country’s most dramatic weather.

What: ‘Wild Weather’ talk with Lisa Murray
When: Thursday 3 November, 5:30pm
Where: Waitohi Johnsonville Library

Event on Facebook

About Lisa

Meteorologist Lisa Murray is MetService NZ’s Head of Weather Communication. Lisa specialises in science communication and education, to ensure people’s safety during severe weather events. She recently enjoyed success as a speaker at the Auckland Writers Festival.

New Zealand’s wild weather
“This book explores the drama of New Zealand’s changeable weather, explained by a range of MetService experts. A compelling, informative and highly illustrated series of investigations into the different types of weather events that occur in New Zealand. MetService has compiled the scientific expertise, insight and weather data across New Zealand and the globe, to communicate the intricacies of our extreme weather events.New Zealand’s Wild Weather weaves meteorology with dramatic stories of everyday people impacted by the country’s mercurial climate.” (Adapted from Catalogue)

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