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A series of panel discussions recorded before an audience at the Auckland Museum

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and Crime

Professor Greg Newbold, Sam Chapman, and Professor Warren rookbanks discuss the state of our criminal justice system with Finlay Macdonald.

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and Cultural Institutions

Angelina Russo, John Barnett and Aidan Lang explored the challenges of attracting and engaging new audiences with Finlay Macdonald.

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and Faith with Lloyd Geering

A conversation between Finlay Macdonald and theologian Sir Lloyd Geering, aged 92, who is still encouraging people to re-think the idea of religious belief.

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and Food

Ray McVinnie, Dr Karen Cronin and Rob Whitbourne explore aspects of food production and consumption with Finlay Macdonald.

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and the Environment

Simon Terry, Guy Salmon and Nandor Tanczos discuss sustainability and other environmental issues with Finlay Macdonald.

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and Science

Professor John Hattie, Head of Education at Auckland University, best-selling author Gordon Dryden and trailblazing principal Charmaine Pountney, recorded at the Auckland Museum in May 2010. Finlay Macdonald is in the chair.

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and the economy

Finlay Macdonald chairs a lively session of debate about the future of our nation's financial sector with Auckland University's Economics Professor Tim Hazledine, Associate Professor Susan St John, and popular business commentator and investment analyst Brian Gaynor.

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and the media

Dr Martin Hirst, AUT's Associate Professor of Journalism, Brent Impey, former CEO of Mediaworks, TVNZ's General Manager of Digital Services Eric Kearly and Colin Peacock, host of Radio New Zealand's Mediawatch, consider the landscape of the media today and in the future. Finlay Macdonald is in the chair.

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and the city

Along with Finlay Macdonald in the chair, renowned architect Pete Bossley, urban historian Dr Chris Harris, and Rod Oram, a frequent commentator on business and economics consider how Auckland will transform itself once the time for election slogans and promises is over. And what role will innovative design and planning play in its future?

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and Science

Chief executive of The Ministry of Research Science and Technology Dr Helen Anderson with inventor, social entrepreneur and 'New Zealander of the Year' Ray Avery recorded at the Auckland Museum in March 2010. Finlay Macdonald is in the chair.

Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Innovation and the Treaty of Waitangi

A spirited discussion with Sir Douglas Graham and Dr Hone Kaa, recorded at the Auckland Museum before Waitangi Day 2010. Finlay Macdonald is in the chair.