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Alternative Aotearoa seminar – a defining moment for post pandemic Aotearoa

25/07/2020 at 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

A one-day seminar to provide solutions for the environmental, social and economic transformation of Aotearoa.

Saturday 25 July, 8.30am Pipitea Marae, Wellington (and live-streamed world-wide, see below)

Keynote speakers:

Laura O’Connell Rapira – Director of Action Station

Efeso Collins – Pasifika community activist and Auckland City Councillor

Co-chairs:

Julia Whaipooti – Justice Advocate

Second Cochair – TBC

Recorders/Collators/Final presenters

Tamatha Paul – Wellington City Councillor

Jane Kelsey – Law Professor University of Auckland

Organisations presenting include:

Greenpeace, Better Futures Forum, School Strike for Climate, Extinction Rebellion, Child Poverty Action Group, State Housing Action Network, Unite Union, Council of Trade Unions, Migrant Workers Association, Pacific Climate Warriors, Quality Public Education Coalition, Action Station, Auckland Action Against Poverty, People Against Prisons Aotearoa and more…

Registration:

Registration is free but people need to register for catering purposes. A koha will apply for lunch. Register via email to bronwensummers@gmail.com

Updated Agenda

Speakers will focus on SOLUTIONS for the country to move forward on the issues they are addressing. Speakers will speak for 8-10 mins max. The sessions will be tightly chaired to keep to the agenda times.

8.30am Mihi Whakatau – TBC

Co-chairs for the day:

Julia Whaipooti – Justice Advocate

Second Co-chair – TBC

9am Keynote speakers (20 minutes each with time for questions)

Laura O’Connell Rapira – Director of Action Station

Efeso Collins – Pasifika community activist and Auckland City Councillor

10am Health Solutions (10 minutes each speaker)

Teresa Wall – former deputy director-general of health

Dr Jude Ball – Public Health Association

Phil Bagshaw – Ch.Ch. Charity Hospital

Jane Stevens – mental health services advocate

Medical staff speaker – TBC 

11am Workers’ Solutions (10 minutes each speaker)

Syd Keepa – Maori Vice President of the CTU

Rachel Mackintosh – E tū Union Assistant National Secretary TBC

Mike Treen – Director of Unite Union

Anu Kaloti – Migrant Workers Association

12noon Lunch

12.30pm Youth Solutions (10 minutes each organisation)

Oli Morphew and Tara Watkins – School strike for Climate

Pacific Climate Warriors – speaker TBC

Youth organisation – TBC

1.30pm Environmental Solutions (8 minutes each organisation)

Amanda Larsson – Greenpeace

Dr Mike Joy – Better Futures Forum

Eleanor West – Generation Zero

Haimana Hirini and Cally O’Neill – Extinction Rebellion Te Whanganui a Tara

Kevin Hague – Forest & Bird

350.org – speaker TBC

2.30pm Social Solutions (8 minutes each speaker)

Frank Hogan – Child Poverty Action Group

Kassie Hartendorp – Action Station

Liz Gordon – Quality Public Education Coalition

Dani Pickering – People Against Prisons Aotearoa

Brooke Fiafia – Auckland Action Against Poverty

Michael Sharp – State Housing Action Network

Anjum Rahman – Inclusive Aotearoa Collective Tāhono

4pm Afternoon tea

4.30pm Economic Solutions (10 minutes each speaker)

Tania Pouwhare – Social Intrapreneur at Auckland Council

Andrea Black – Economist with Council of Trade Unions

Geoff Bertram – Economist with Victoria University

Susan St John – Economist with Child Poverty Action Group

5.30pm Summary of the day – Presentation of the solutions for the environmental, social and

economic transformation of Aotearoa

Tamatha Paul – Wellington City Councillor

Jane Kelsey – Law Professor University of Auckland

6pm Finish

Media will be invited to attend all day but a specific media conference will be organised for keynote speakers and a presentation of the final summary will be made to the media.

All political parties will be specifically invited to attend the Seminar and we are also looking to provide individual briefings to the policy committees of all the main political parties (National, Labour, Greens, New Zealand First etc) following the seminar.

The seminar will be live streamed – closer to the time please look at either of these places to find out the details for logging into this.

http://chchpn.blogspot.com/

https://www.facebook.com/events/1050101098726133/

Details

Date:
25/07/2020
Time:
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Event Category:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1050101098726133/

Venue

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