Recorded 6pm Thursday
19 May 2011,
in Soundings Theatre, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
lecture issues a challenge to a new generation to lead New Zealand's
transformation through the use of science, technology, and an evidence
base for decision making. The new economy will improve and not imperil
our real wealth: our forests, land, rivers, seas, our fauna and of
course our remarkable peoples.
In 2001 Professor
Callaghan became the 36th New Zealander to be made a Fellow of the
Royal Society of London. He was awarded the Ampere Prize in 2004 and
the Rutherford Medal in 2005. He was appointed a Principal Companion of
the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2006 and in 2007 was
recognised by a KEA/NZTE World Class New Zealander Award and the Sir
Peter Blake Medal.