Tātou tātou e! will focus on how we can build strong relationships. We’ll look at the interdependence of all of us to support wellbeing at all levels: individual, family, whanau, community and society.

Some highlights of the Tatou, tatou e! The value of relationships in building wellbeing conference include:

  • “Whakamana Tāngata: Restoring Dignity to Social Security in New Zealand, learning from the past and present for the future” Implementing the Social Welfare Report – Cindy Kiro,
  • “Where’s the resources for community wellbeing? Supporting communities to support wellbeing” Political Panel featuring Minister Carmel Sepuloni, Minister Tracey Martin, Jan Logie and Hon Alfred Ngaro chaired by DrBryce Edwards. 
  • “Business as Unusual: The Hikurangi Cannabis Company” Considering the business of medical marijuana and its role in building community in Te Tai Rawhiti as we lead-up to next year’s cannabis referendum – Panapa Ehau
  • “Changing social change -Maintaining the Why but changing the How we do what we do” exploring the relationship between entrepreneurship, positive social change and building community capability to be self-determining – Sacha McKeeking ,
  • “Wellbeing. spirituality and ageing” – for many people as they age interest in spirituality in all its forms becomes more important a Panel discussion with Dr Richard EganOtago University, Dr Ofa Dewes Auckland University, Danny Karatea-Goodard – Te Huinga o ngā Pīhopa Katorika o Aotearoa
  • “The impacts of colonialism, empire, government and race in NZ today”, how is colonisation and racism experienced in modern day Aotearoa Damon Salesa,
  • “As community-based organisations how are we going to contribute to a sustained response to exclusion and discrimination following events in Christchurch?” The aftermath of the Christchurch terror attacks showed a loving and inclusive side of New Zealand, how can we ensure this is maintained. – Anjum RahmanLiz Hawes and Jayden Cromb, a Panel discussion facilitated by Mike Reid.

Nau mai! Haere mai!

We would love to see you at our Wellington based conference. Find out more on the Tātou Tātou e! website.