U3A Ellesmere is a University of the Third Age group in Canterbury, New Zealand. It meets at the Lincoln Events Centre, Meijer Drive, Lincoln on the fourth Wednesday starting at 10am. When there are five Wednesdays in a month we will normally have two related topics on the fourth and fifth Wednesdays.

Try a 3rd Age Holiday.

Our next monthly meeting is 10am Wednesday 27 November 2019.
Amanda Miller, Investigative Journalist, will talk about Celia.

Amanda Miller is a journalist, copywriter, producer and author. Amanda Millar is one of New Zealand’s most experienced and awarded television journalists. Millar has reported on many high profile 60 Minutes and 20/20 stories, including stories on former police Assistant Commissioner Clint Rickards, ‘Parnell Panther’ Mark Stephens, and disgraced Christchurch GP Morgan Fahey. Amanda has written articles and blogs for a variety of news outlets and is a former television news producer, writing and producing the news for one of the largest and highest-rated television stations in the Midwest. Amanda’s writing stretches outside of journalism, having written advertising copy for national companies like Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Pella Corporation and Pennzoil. Amanda holds her Master’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Iowa.

At the conclusion of Amanda’s talk we will move to the Nicholas Hall for a finger food lunch.

If anyone requires a special diet: – e.g. Gluten free or diabetic, please contact Lena and we can make sure that your needs are catered for.

Admission charge. Members: free. Visitors: $5.

We have several interest groups and more will come with demand and willing helpers. These are based on members’ interests and the availability of leaders for those groups. Find out what groups are being set up here.

Programme for 2019.

Want to join U3A Ellesmere? Apply online or download an application form here.