Mihi Whakatau and registration

Atrium, Forth Street, Otago Polytechnic main entrance


Keynote speaker

Professor David Tipene-Leach

30 years in 30 mins: How to do research and live a busy Māori life!

G106, Union StreetOtago Polytechnic


Stream sessions

Stream sessions run concurrently. You are welcome to attend any stream.



Stream Tahi

Speaker: James Sunderland
Strengthening the connection between Whānau and School: The use of StoryPark at Kimi Ora School

Speakers: Sharon Armstrong, Piripi Prendergast and Porsha London
Tokona te Raki

Speakers: Scout Barbour-Evans, Cullum Harmer Kapa
Tauira Leadership for Innovative Change

G204, Union StreetOtago Polytechnic


Stream Rua

Speaker: Janine Kapa
Kia tū ki te tahi | United in thought, purpose and action

Speakers: Gianna Leoni and Megan Pōtiki
Ngā piki me ngā heke 

Speaker: Kym Hamilton
Tēnei te tira hou – Practice-led indigenous social innovation #staywoke 

G205, Union StreetOtago Polytechnic


Stream Toru

Speakers: Sally Baddock (David Tipene-Leach, Sheila Williams, Angeline Tangiora, Raymond Jones, Barry Taylor)
Wahakura compared to a bassinet for safer infant sleep – a randomised controlled trial

Speakers: Karole Hogarth
Using KuraCloud Lt® to improve outcomes in pathophysiology for Māori students

Speaker: Megan Gibbons
Reframing the Message: Empowering the Whānau in Health Education

G309, Union StreetOtago Polytechnic


Stream Whā

Speakers: Ron Bull and Simon Kaan
Kaihaukai: A discussion around three consumption experiences

Speaker: Adrian Woodhouse
Finding One's Voice and Battling One’s Head: Autoethnographic Storytelling in the Institution of Higher Education

Speakers: Ron Bull and Tony Heptinstall
Food Narratives: A Co-constructed Research Project, the story so far

G310, Union StreetOtago Polytechnic



The Hub, corner of Union Street and Fourth Street, Otago Polytechnic


Slide presentations, 20:20 
Rua Tekau : Rua Tekau 

Speaker: Sharleen Tuhiwai Howison
Perspectives from indigenous communities through a lens of history and tourism

Speakers: Jenny Rudd and Katrina Le Cong 
Bicultural Tertiary Classrooms

Speakers: Kelli Te Maihāroa and Janine Joyce 
What does it feel like to be a child of a peacemaker? 

Speaker: Rachel Dibble
Lines from within   

G106, Union StreetOtago Polytechnic


Guest speaker

Aunty Maata Wharehoka, followed by a screening of Tātarakihi - The Children of Parihaka

G106, Union StreetOtago Polytechnic


Keynote speaker

Professor Jacinta Ruru

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga: Horizons of Insight for Connected and Flourishing Māori Research

G106, Union StreetOtago Polytechnic


Mihi Haere

G106, Union Street, Otago Polytechnic


Nibbles and drinks

The Hub, corner of Union Street and Fourth StreetOtago Polytechnic