Erick Brenstrum

Severe Weather Forecaster, Metservice

Erick Brenstrum is a former Severe Weather Forecaster with MetService. He is the author of The New Zealand Weather Book and has written over a hundred articles on weather and climate for New Zealand Geographic magazine.

He is also a regular contributor to Radio New Zealand’s Nights programme talking with Bryan Crump about weather around the world.

He will speak on historic climate change patterns and severe weather events that have impacted on crops and farming/horticulture around the world and across centuries to the present day.