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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 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.
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