For those retired or about to retire, U3A provides an ideal environment in which to pursue new or existing interests.
Visit our monthly meeting to see if you would like to join this friendly group.
U3A New Zealand are investigating the purchase of Lapel Badges that look like this:
The badges will cost $5.00 each and can be worn on lapel of jacket. It has a magnetic fastener to avoid having pins to damage your clothes.
If you are interested in obtaining a badge please answer the questionaire opposite and we will add you to our order list. We will contact you when badges are available and collect money in return for $5.00 for each badge.
Meeting Wednesday June 6th 9:45AM
Guest Speaker: Grant Searchfield
Topic: State of the Art in Tinnitus
There are several established, and an increasing number of putative, therapies for tinnitus. How they work and if they work is often unclear. This talk will review the current state of the art in tinnitus therapy and discuss treatments on the horizon. A particular focus will be on research underway in NZ. Practical resources available for tinnitus treatment will be introduced. Grant completed his Doctorate in Audiology at the University of Auckland in 2004. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Audiology Section and directs the University’s Hearing and Tinnitus Clinic. He is an associate editor for the International Journal of Audiology, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology and Scientific Reports. Grant is a member of the scientific advisory committee of the American Tinnitus Association. His research focus is cognitive processes involved in tinnitus perception and innovative technology for management of hearing loss and tinnitus. He is recognised as one of the world’s leading tinnitus researchers.
Mini Speaker: Ian Morris
Topic: Visiting and Exploring WW2 Historical Places
74 years ago today the Allied Powers crossed the English Channel and landed on the beaches of Normandy, this
beginning the liberation of Western Europe. Within months the invasion forces would be entering Germany.