The inaugural Archibald Baxter Memorial Lecture was delivered on Monday 22 September at 5pm in the Archway 1 lecture theatre at the University of Otago. The lecture was given by Prof Henry Reynolds of the University of Tasmania, who has written extensively on the conflict between European settlers and indigenous peoples in Australia. His latest book isForgotten War (2013).
At the lecture, awards were presented to the winners of the inaugural secondary schools’ essay competition. Four prizes were given:
1st Modi Deng – Columba College
2nd Jeremy Hadfield – Bayfield High School
3rd Elizabeth Graham – Columba College
1st Rhys Davie – Tokomairiro High School