Registrations are open for the ‘Future Leaders of the Pacific’ conference in Auckland on Saturday 11th November!
Join us to develop new skills and knowledge for youth participation in leadership and advocacy, and more importantly, to grow your network of leaders.
In partnership with The Wonderful Group and The Moko Foundation, the US Embassy New Zealand is holding a FREE leadership conference for Māori and Pasifika leaders, ages 16yrs to 21yrs.
The conference theme ‘Building leadership capacity’ and format is co-designed by youth leaders and US Embassy alumni Ezekiel Raui, Conor O’Sullivan, Cale Silich, and Hana Maihi. They will also be your hosts throughout the day and evening.
Registrations close Tuesday 7th November at 5pm.
SATURDAY 11 NOV:
0845 Assemble for pōwhiri at Te Mahurehure Marae, 65-73 Premier Ave, Point Chevalier
0945 Youth Committee welcome
1030 ESPN Global Sports Mentoring Program – U.S. guest speakers Dr. Hillyard and Dr. Huffman, University of Tennessee
1045 Leadership through Sports – Melodie Robinson, SKY Sports and Founder of The Wonderful Group
1100 Media training session with Melodie Robinson
1200 Tour and lunch on Maungawhau (Mt Eden) hosted by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei
1400 Speed dating with some of New Zealand’s best Māori entrepreneurs
Shay Wright, Te Whare Hukahuka (view Shay’s work here)
Brittany Teei, KidsCoin
Kaye-Maree Dunn, Making Everything Achievable
1530 Connecti/We Interactive workshop facilitated by Kaye-Maree Dunn
1700 Downtime to get ready for dinner at marae
1830 Dinner at Kai Pasifika with a guest speaker
2015 Overnight stay at Te Mahurehure marae – optional and free
SUNDAY 12 NOV:
0900 Haere ra