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TOAH-NNEST National Hui, 2017


Hold-fast to health and wellbeing as the heart of the kaupapa

and the people will gather.


Conference Programme

See here for a summary of the conference program. Go here for more details about keynote presentations, and here for information about other workshops and presentations. Please note information is still being updated and some details may change.

Please also be aware there will be healers, such as kaimirimiri, available during the hui. You can access their services by koha directly to them.



Day one – Tuesday 13th June

time Wharenui Lecture theatre Other Spaces
3 pm Gather for pōwhiri
4 pm Kōrero e pā ana ki te Wharenui, Whakawhanaungatanga
6 pm dinner

Treaty skills workshop for Tauiwi (in Ahumairangi)

Jen Margaret


Day two – Wednesday 14th June

time Wharenui Lecture theatre Seminar room
9.00 Karakia and introduction to Te Kāhui Toiora kaupapa
9.30 Visioning workshop
10.30 Morning tea
11.00 Keynote: Leonie Pihama
12.00 Lunch

Ngā Tongia te Kākano o te Hā

Planting the Seeds of Change

Tania Mataki

Marcia Marriot

Management caucus

Mary Beresford-Jones

Liza Time

1.40 Keynote: Moana Jackson
2.40 Afternoon tea

Singing the Soul back into Being

Hinewirangi Kohu Morgan

Balancing act: Helping People Change their Behaviour

Alex Ness

Tash Micheletti


Tauiwi Caucus: Primary prevention facilitator standards and training project

Miriam Sessa

5.00 Caucus break out Caucus break out

Caucus break out


Conference Dinner

Matariki korero

Live music with Toni Huata and Tangaroa Wagner


Day Three – Thursday 15th June

time Wharenui Lecture theatre Seminar room
9.00 Keynote: Len Cook – Information and Insights that Challenge the Politics, Institutions and Policies that Respond to Violence and Harm

Akiaki te Tī o te Tangata

Bi-cultural Supervision Practice

Matewawe Pouwhare

Tania Riwai

Inclusive Practice Introduction

11.00 Morning tea

Good Practice Responding to Sexual Violence –Guidelines for ‘Mainstream’ Crisis Support Services for Survivors Round Two– Contract Implications

Kathryn McPhillips

Supporting Friends & Whānau to Start Healing

Bronwyn Kerr

12.20 Ngā Kaitiaki Mauri Good Practice Project  
1.20 Lunch
2.00 Whakakapi
3.00 Close