Step up to the World | Tū māia ki te Ao 2024 Series
|Friday 23 February 2024
|9am - 3pm
|The Pā, The University of Waikato, Hamilton
- inspired to think critically
- empowered to transform
- equipped with tools and strategies
The Polynesian Panther Party Legacy Trust 'Our Living Room'
Focusing on the activism of Auckland’s 1970s Polynesian Panthers and the PPP’s ‘three-point’ philosophy: Peaceful resistance, Pacific empowerment and educating Aotearoa, New Zealand about persistent systemic racism. The workshop aims to support teachers in naming, negotiating and navigating racism in schools.
Lupematasila Misatauveve - Dr Melani Anae Original PPP member and member of the university
intelligentsia, now member of Polynesian Panther Party Legacy Trust
Tigilau Ness Original PPP Minister of culture and fine arts and member of the military wing, now
member of the Polynesian Panther Party Legal Trust
Reverend Alec Toleafoa Original PPP member and member of the military wing, now member of
Polynesian Panther Party Legacy Trust.
Understanding global issues from a social justice perspective: Exploring the opportunities in critical consciousness
Dr Rosemary Hipkins Chief Researcher/Kaihautū Rangahau at NZCER
Pauline Waiti Director, Ahu Whakamua Limited
Stephen Ross CAPEs Education Facilitator
Merimeri Anania CAPEs Education Facilitator