Jon Bitcheno Chairperson
For general questions regarding U3A Wakatipu, Please contact Bronwyn Young, the Secretary via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Committee of U3A Wakatipu comprises:
Alan Dunbar Treasurer
Pauline Lawrence, Deputy Chairperson
Bronwyn Young, Secretary
Lifelong learner, long time local, likes leafing through lists and listening
Marion Borrell, Programme co-ordinator
I’m a retired English teacher, keenly interested in a wide range of subjects. I’m an avid reader of commentaries, reports, opinions and analyses in order to locate possible speakers for us.
As an adventurer and traveller Diana has visited 131 countries. 79 of them on the back of motorcycle with her driver Dick. Worked as science teacher, teacher educator and senior manager in the ERO. Co founder of Hubbard Foods. Loves ideas and learning.
A retired nurse originally from Christchurch then many years farming in Southland.
Enjoy the many activities interests available in this area.Walking Group, swimming and meeting new people from everywhere. Keep on learning is my aim.
Retired Registered Nurse/ Midwife. Trained at Kings College Hospital, London Lived in several countries doing extensive ‘Slum’ work in Mauritius, Indonesia, Thailand and Cambodia. Enjoy music, art,and the outdoors.
Being part of the U3A here in the Wakatipu is one of the many enjoyable things to do in this lovely environment. It’s a great way to keep up with academic and cultural ideas and to meet interesting people
Labelled by some as a metro man, could be found under the bonnet of the car in the morning and in the kitchen in the evening, in the shed making a guitar or the “stewdio” playing one. Also can be seen at the Ballet, the Opera and any music occasion.
Athol is the immediate past Chair of the Wakatipu U3A, having been a committee member for the last seven years – his background is 25 odd years in Business and a subsequent similar time in Tertiary Education. More recently the retirement activity that keeps him busy and in touch with the local community is by driving a local Ritchies bus.’