THRMOA Hui-a-tau, 16-18 November 2017
AUT South Campus – Manukau City, Auckland
Our theme for the Conference is encapsulated in the well-known proverb:
Speakers & Topics
The key note speakers include Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias, Justice Joseph Williams, Children’s Commissioner – Judge Andrew Becroft, Judge Ida Malosi, La-Verne King, Ali’imuamua Sandra Alofivae, & Ryan Walsh, Promise Holmes Skinner from the Aboriginal Legal Services in Toronto, Canada. With 4 streams running (social, treaty/land, commercial, general).
Other speakers include Rachel Taulelei & Kerensa Johnston; Justice Christian Whata, Judge Greg Davis, Judge Soana Moala, & Khylee Quince; Jamie Fergusson; Donna Flavell; Chief Judge Wilson Isaac & Annette Sykes; and Kingi Snelgar, Pania Newton, & Dayle Takitimu.
Speakers will cover topics such as:
- The relevance of Treaty Settlements to Māori;
- Mai i Aotearoa ki te Ao: Growing the Māori economy;
- The Wakatu decision: A landmark moment in NZ law;
- Restorative approaches to addressing the over representation of Indigenous people;
- Tamariki Ora, Taiohi Ora, Mauri Ora: The Oranga Tamariki Act;
- Realising the full potential of intellectual property rights for Maori: Insights from the Te Matatini Experience;
- Cultural evidence in sentencing;
- Stepping forward into the future: The Waikato-Tainui experience;
- Legal Activism and International Law.
- Friday night jam session and karaoke
- The Conference dinner will be held at the Vodafone Events Centre, with entertainment from Ardijah
Registration and Fees
Registrations are now open. Early bird registrations close on 27 October 2017. Register here now.
Please contact our event managers, Lauren Pompey (021 447 627) or Harley Maika (021 378 090), or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding registrations.