This one day Toi Ako Wānanga will explore Māori solutions to increase participation in physical activity and sport. The framework of Te Pae Mahutonga will help guide the structure for the day which will consist of a combination of keynote presentations, workshop and a panel discussion.
Participants will have the opportunity to examine enablers and barriers to participation, and to workshop solutions to increasing Māori participation in sport and physical activity from a te ao Māori perspective. Iwi led examples as well as the role of reo Māori in sports will be looked into for improving whanau ora outcomes.
This event precedes Ngā Pūmanawa ki Pūrehuroa: Māori High Performance Symposium which will be held on 24 October 2019 by Te Pūtahi-a-Toi at Massey University in Palmerston North. These two events complement the kaupapa by looking at different aspects of Māori in sport sport. Email L.Rowe@massey.ac.nz for more information. More details to follow.
Prof Meihana Durie, Head of School of Te Putahi-a-Toi
Dr Farah Palmer, Associate Dean Māori, Massey University, Former Captain Black Ferns, Chair Māori Rugby Board
Megan Tunks, CEO of Toi Tangata
Eruera Lee-Morgan, Senior Policy Advisor, Te Puni Kokiri, Radio Host at Waatea, passionate te reo Māori advocate
Paora Te Hurihanganui, Te Papa Tākaro Te Arawa
Darrio Penetito-Hemara, Toi Tangata
Karla Matua, He Oranga Poutama ki Tamaki, Tag coach and ex rugby league player
A limited number of scholarships covering the registration fee will be available for charitable trusts/voluntary organisations that do not receive government funding, kaumatua and tertiary/school students.
Apply to Toi Tangata with your name, and some information about you or your organisation/education institution and why you want to attend.
Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation. Numbers are limited given the venue size.