Māori and Pasifika online Symposium

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 11 May 2021
Notice reference #: 1HAKah

Mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei

For us and our children after us

Join us on 1 June 2021 (9am–4.30pm) for a one day Live-Streamed event to explore working with Māori and Pasifika to contribute to your continuing professional development. This symposium is an initiative to support social workers but will have great relevance for all professionals committed to culturally responsive practice and meeting their obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi.


  • Hinewirangi Kohu-Morgan – Keynote Address
  • Eugene Ryder – Positive Role Modelling
  • Dr. Analosa Veukiso-Ulugia – ‘Le Va Fealoa’i’: Partnering and collaborating with, and for, Pacific communities in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Jonelle McNeill & Agnes Kapisi-Sevi – Paiheretanga: Changing the narrative around vulnerability and at-risk whānau
  • Dr. Moana Eruera – Au i te whānau - Reflections on fulfilling our individual obligations to whānau collective wellbeing
  • Tā Mark Solomon – A walk on the sad side.

Tickets are available via this link for $90

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This symposium is organised in partnership with:
Barnardos New Zealand
Social Workers Registration Board | Kāhui Whakamana Tauwhiro
Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers | Te Rōpū Tauwhiro i Aotearoa

Recordings of the symposium will be made available to ticket purchasers by July/August.

Note: The ticket price has been made as affordable as possible and no organisation is profiting from the symposium. Out of respect to the generosity of the speakers and the hosting organisations, every person viewing must purchase a ticket. Named tickets are required to evidence an individual’s CPD.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

01 June 2021 – 01 June 2021

Further information

Contact: Susan Smith

 (027) 249 1469