Programme




IMPORTANT NOTE – MUST READ 

Please note that additional seminars have been added:

Session 1 and Session 2 on Friday 12 July entitled:   The NCEA Review

Session 6, Sunday 14 July entitles:   “Pacific, Pacifica, Pacifika, Pasifika, Pasefika, Pacific Islander, PI, Others, Who are we”?


Thursday 11 July

3.30pm         Registration opens

5.30pm         Venue close


Friday 12 July

7.15am        Registration opens

8.00am        Pōwhiri

9.00am        CONFERENCE OPENING 

9.05am        Welcome - Mayor David Cull 

9.10am        NZSTA President’s address – Lorraine Kerr MNZM 

9.25am        Jason Swann - NZ Pasifika Principals Association President

9.50am        O-Taiko Drums

10.05am      Morning tea

10.35am      KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Darren McKee, Executive Director, Saskatechewan School Boards Association                                 Canada

11.20am      KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Hon Chris Hipkins – Minister of Education

12.00pm      KEYNOTE ADDRESS 

12.35pm      Lunch

1.30pm        Regional meetings 

2.45pm        SEMINAR SESSION ONE  – A choice of ten seminars

4.15pm        Afternoon tea 

4.45pm        SEMINAR SESSION TWO  – A choice of ten seminars

6.15pm        Cocktail function

7.30pm        Venue closes


Saturday 13 July

8.30am       KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Peter Boshier, Chief Ombudsman 

9.30am       Preferred partner slot 

9.35am       SEMINAR SESSION THREE – A choice of nine seminars

11.05am     Morning tea

11.35am     NZSTA Annual General Meeting

1.00pm       Lunch 

1.45pm       SEMINAR SESSION FOUR – A choice of nine seminars

3.15pm       Afternoon tea 

3.45pm       SEMINAR SESSION FIVE – A choice of nine seminars 

7.00pm       NZSTA 30th Annual Conference Dinner


Sunday 14 July

8.30am      SEMINAR SESSION SIX – A choice of nine seminars

10.00am    Morning tea

10.30am    KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Paula Tesoriero, Disability Rights Commissioner 

11.30am    Prize Giving 

12 noon     Poroporoaki