Māori & Pasifika Symposium 2024

Mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei – For us and our children after us (Ngāi Tahu)

Date: Wednesday 13 March 9am – 4.30pm (NZDT)

Join us on Wednesday 13 March for a one day Live-Streamed (& in-person) event to hear new Māori and Pasifika research.  Explore and share indigenous practice initiatives that work and support whānau and their communities.  

This symposium Mō tātou ā mō kā uri ā muri ake nei is an initiative to support social workers, youth and support workers but will have great relevance for all professionals committed to culturally responsive practice. This incredible line up of speakers includes a vast range of experience and expertise, with backgrounds in social services, health and education.

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Helmut Karewa Modlik (Ngāti Toa)
Mauri Ora – A vision for enhanced wellbeing, prosperity and mana
Donna Matahaere-Atariki (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Ruanui, Te Atiawa, Ngā Rauru, Ngā Ruahine and Tuwharetoa)
Intergenerational healing: Organisations matter
Folasaitu Professor Julia Ioane (Pasifika, Samoan)
“You’ve just got to think about your family and what kind of person you want to be” – Listening to young Pasifika people in the justice system and their families
Elizabeth Emere Harte(Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou)
Empowering whānau with their mātauranga
Jack Scalan (Samoan)
“Thanks for not asking” – Samoan social work practitioners’ experiences of racism and exclusion in decision-making.
Melissa King Howell(Ngaati Maahanga, Ngaati Te Wehi, Maniapoto and Tuuhourangi), and
Corin Merrick (Ngaati Whare, Waikato, Ngaati Maniapoto, and Ngaati Raukawa)
Waikato-Tainui Mokopuna Ora – Na te Maaori mo te katoa

This symposium is a partnership between

  • Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers | Te Rōpū Tauwhiro i Aotearoa
  • Barnardos NZ
  • Social Workers Registration Board | Kāhui Whakamana Tauwhiro

Published 23 February 2024