Stout Research Centre Symposium (29 May)

Revolutions per minute: the sixties counterculture in Aotearoa New Zealand

Nick Bollinger – J.D. Stout Fellow 2021

Politics, drugs, sex, communes, music, media… and moreThe First campus ‘teach-in’ in 50 years!

Nick Bollinger is currently working on a book about the counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s in New Zealand. On May 29 he will host a one-day symposium at Victoria University around the theme of his project. With a variety of guest speakers, this one-day ‘teach-in’ (to use the terminology of the time) will look at some of the forces that shaped the counterculture in New Zealand, discuss the ways it differed here from other parts of the world, its longer-term influence, its successes and its failures. 

Registration: $20.00.  Online payment can be made at:

Date: Saturday 29 May 2021

Time: 9.30am to 4.00pm

Venue: Alan MacDiarmid AM102/104. Victoria University, Kelburn Campus. Entrance at Gate 7 (by Wishbone Café)