Programme Day One
Thursday 8th March 2007
08.00 Registration &
09.00 Opening Prayer
Rev. Alfred Ngaro, Cook Islands member
Pacific Islands Advisory Board, Auckland City Council
OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR
Rapi Ieremia, Conference Chairman
Director, H.O.P.E.S. Finance Co.
AUCKLAND: POLYNESIA'S LARGEST CITY
Galumalemana Dick Hubbard, Mayor of Auckland City
TRADITION, ACTION, CHANGE & DEVELOPMENT
Pasifika Leadership in Aotearoa Since1950
Will Ilolahia, Tigilau Ness & Dr Melanie Anae
Members of the Polynesian Panthers
THE INAUGURAL YOUNG PACIFIC LEADERS CONFERENCE
What Happened, And Where to From Here
Ezra Schuster, National Pacific Manager
Department of Education
THE WHAT, WHO, WHERE TO AND HOW AND WHY OF
LEADERSHIP - DEFINITION, DIRECTION & DRIVE
* Definition poses the question. Who are we?
* Direction poses the question. Where do we want to go?
* Drive poses the question. How do we get there?
Paul Muller, CEO, Pacific Business Trust
14.00 TIES THAT BIND:
REALISING PACIFIC LEADERSHIP
IN THE FUTURE OF AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND
How will Pasifika Potential be Realised
Kahu Barron-Afeaki, Barrister at Law & Sports Consultant
ROLES FOR YOUNG LEADERS/ROLE OF NEW LEADERS. FRAMING
SEEKING ANSWERS - WHAT DO WE EXPECT OF OUR
This is an opportunity to frame questions for Day Two's session with serving
Pacific Island local politicians. What are "Pasifika Friendly" and
"Best Practice" Policies at Local Government and Community Level?
Framing Questions That Will Seek Answers in Your Field of Interest
Richard Pamatatau, Pacific Issues Correspondent, Radio NZ
17.00 Close of Day
19.30 Conference Banquet