Te Pae Roa 2040 conference in review

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More than 300 people attended the Te Pae Roa 2040 Hui Taumata Commemoration Conference hosted by Massey University on 2-3 September 2014 at the Sir Neil Waters Lecture Theatre at the Massey University Albany campus in Auckland.
Day one included opening addresses by the Minister of Māori Affairs Hon Pita Sharples, Ngāti Tūwharetoa Paramount Chief Sir Tumu Te Heuheu, and Massey University Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey. The Pae Roa award was presented to former Minister of Māori Affairs Hon Koro Wetere at the conference dinner in recognition of his significant contribution to Māori development, the award was accepted by close relative Miria Tauariki. The Kaipara College kapa haka performed, Kingi Biddle was the dinner speaker and Julian Wilcox was the master of ceremonies. Day two included an opening address by Minister of Education Hon Hekia Parata. Over the two days, 16 panellists supported the eight keynote speakers. The Pae Roa lecture was also presented.

Te Pae Roa overview video

Watch a video overview of Te Pae Roa 2040 above

Hui Taumata 1984

Te Karere (TVNZ) footage of the opening address of the Hui Taumata 1984 at Parliament, and comments from former Secretary of Māori Affairs Kara Puketapu and Hui Taumata 1984 steering committee chair Sir Ngatata Love.

Day one

Some of the biggest names in Māoridom gathered at Massey’s Albany campus to reflect on the past 30 years of Māori development and set a course for the future.

See presentations and listen to audio recordings of keynote speakers and panellists from the day.

Award dinner

Conference dinner

At the conference dinnar, the Pae Roa 2040 award was presented to former Māori Affairs Minister Dr Koro Wetere for spearheading a new era of Māori development.

Find out more about this award.

Day two

A call for Māori to move towards greater inclusiveness, a shared vision and to extend alliances nationally and globally concluded the national hui.

See presentations and listen to audio recordings of keynote speakers and panellists from the day.

Opening addresses

Photos and audio recordings of Hon Pita Sharples, Sir Tumu Te Heuheu, Hon Steve Maharey and Hon Hekia Parata at the opening of the event.

Closing summary

View the presentation and listen to an audio recording of Professor Emeritus Sir Mason Durie presenting the conference closing summary

Media coverage

Listen to a special broadcast from Radio Waatea and extensive coverage from Radio New Zealand programmes.

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You can view the Te Pae Roa photo album on Facebook. If you were at the hui, please tag yourself on photos you appear in.

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