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Step up to the World | Tū māia ki te Ao 2024 Series

Date Friday 23 February 2024
Time 9am - 3pm
Where The Pā, The University of Waikato, Hamilton
Contact Loren Wilson
Contact email teachapac@waikato.ac.nz
Website www.ivvy.com.au/event/R9DOR9/
Admission Cost Free
Step up to the World Tū māia ki te Ao 2024 Series 2
3 February 2024 | 9am - 3pm The Pā, The University of Waikato, Hamilton
The Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence invite you to join us for a day of learning where you will be
  • inspired to think critically
  • empowered to transform
  • equipped with tools and strategies

WORKSHOP 1

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.

Speakers

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.

WORKSHOP 2

Understanding global issues from a social justice perspective: Exploring the opportunities in critical consciousness

Speakers

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