Tuesday 31st March

The Papa Pounamu Pre-Conference Hui is an annual signature event, held prior to the start of the NZPI Annual Conference. Since the formation of a Maori Special Interest Group within NZPI, the Hui has become a key event in which delegates and speakers come together to discuss key topical issues and advancement in Maori planning practice.



8.30 - 9.30

10.00 - 10.10 

10.10  - 10.30

10.30 - 11.15  



11.15 - 11.45   

11.45 -12.30    



12.30 – 1.15  


1.15 – 1.45



1.45 – 2.45


2.45 - 3-30     




3.30 - 4.00



Powhiri at Whakatu Marae


MihiKeri Tākao, Papa Pounamu MC

Papa Pounamu National Komiti – Jade Wikaira, National Chair

Protecting Te Waikoropupū


  • Ngāti Tama whānau


Morning tea – Rutherford foyer


Te Tau Ihu Intergenerational Strategy

  • Miriana Stephens, Director, Wakatū Incorporation

Valuing Māori input into the Resource Management Space: How to be an ally 

  • Tina Porou, Director, Poipoia Limited

Mana Whakahono ā Rohe

  • Paul Beverley, Buddle Findlay

Lunch – Rutherford foyer

Iwi Involvement in Pigeon Valley Fires Civil Defence Emergency Response

  • Aroha Gilling, Department of Conservation

  • Barney Thomas, Department of Conservation

Hui wrap up

NZPI Conference Welcome Function – Founders Heritage Park

Click here to download a copy of the programme* 

*Please note that the programme is subject to change

Papa Pounamu Hui Sponsors:


 New Zealand Planning Institute | +64 9 520 6277 | |

Planning is a respected profession, essential to achieving a better New Zealand.
Buddle Findlay

Papa Pounamui Hui Sponsor

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