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Kaupapa Māori Parenting Conference - Rotorua

May 13, 2016 at 10:28 AM

Kaupapa Māori Parenting Conference - Rotorua - 16-17 Aug 2016

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

When: 16 - 17 August 2016

Where: Novotel, Rotorua Lakeside, Tutanekai Street, Rotorua

Organised by mana ririki

Cost: $350: Early bird until 17 June 2016; $450 after 17 June. Register now

The 2016 Kaupapa Māori Parenting Conference is to explore how cultural strategies for parenting have expanded in number and ingenuity to empower whānau, families to raise their tamariki children in violence free, loving and nurturing ways as our tipuna, ancestors did.The theme is the nature of Parenting and Kaupapa Māori parenting and how ideas, strategies and interventions are being implemented at the community level. There will be a variety of parenting strategies including using pūrākau, creation stories, oriori, lullabies, waiata, songs and music, kopuratanga, visual arts and tikanga, traditional practices and beliefs.

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr Annette Squitimkin-Anquoe
  • Kuia Naida Glavish
  • Dr Will Edwards
  • Professor Denise Wilson

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