May 12, 2021

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Maori IT leaders meet in Tamaki Makaurau, Weds 9th July @ Skycity

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The Maori IT Meetup, NetHui 2014
Wednesday 9th July 2014
Skycity Convention Centre, Auckland

Tena koe e te tuakana, Tena koutou katoa

The Meet IT Meetup is an annual gathering of Maori leaders, whanau, workers, practitioners, entrepreneurs and business owners interested in learning, sharing and collaborating in this new digital age.

As part of NetHui 2014, the Maori IT Meetup is a brilliant opportunity to hear from IT leaders like Ian Taylor, Robyn Kamira, Haami Piripi, Ngahuia Tahau, Ian Ruru and Antony Royal as they inspire, excite, inform and involve.

The Maori IT Meetup is free and open to anyone interested in how indigenous technology is used, celebrated and challenged.

You are all invited to attend and to pass on this panui to your networks, NAU MAI HAERE MAI.

Please find below the Schedule:

8.00am – 9.00am

Welcome to NetHui, Main Hall

Welcome to Maori IT Meetup, Mihi whakatau – Te Hamua Nikora (Facilitator)

Karakia whakatuwhera – Arahi Hagger

Opening Session: Looking Forward, Thinking Back

– Colin Heke, Personal View from an IT Kaumatua
– Robyn Kamira, Personal View from an IT Entrepreneur

Guest Speaker – Ian Taylor & Investing in a Digital Maori Future

Morning Tea

Creating Content, Building Platforms
– Puawai & Arahi Hagger, Ratana Archives, Community IT Hubs
– Robin Ohia, Network for Learning & Maori Input into N4L
– Llanasa Peachy & eMaori, a Portal for Maori eCommerce
Group Q & A with Ian, Puawai, Arahi, Llanasa

Open Korero Session “The $30m Maori ICT Fund”


IT Infrastructure, Challenges, Opportunities pt1
– Antony Royal, Nga Pu Waea, Te Huarahi Tika Trust
– Haami Piripi, Iwi IT Infrastructure, Te Tai Tokerau Networks
– Te Aroha Morehu, Internet Networking
Q & A with Antony, Haami, Te Aroha

IT Infrastructure, Challenges, Opportunities pt2
– Wiremu Paipa, IT Infrastructure
– Richard McKenzie, Vodafone and its commitment to Maori
– Rei Sciascia, Whanau ISP & Maori Networks
Q & A with Wiremu, Richard, Rei

Kapu Tii/Afternoon Tea

Maori Storytelling
– Ian Ruru, Tamariki Learning through Game Playing
– Ngahuia Tahau & Moananui Rameka, Geospatial Storytelling
– Larry Parr, Te Mangai Paaho & Funding Maori Stories
– Kahotapu Black, Rangatahi Leadership in a Digital Age
Q & A with Ian, Ngahuia, Moananui, Larry & Kahotapu

Open Korero Session “The $30m Maori ICT Fund cont. & other major Maori IT Projects ex. Hawaiki Cable”

Final Comments – Colin Heke
Karakia whakamutunga – Arahi Hagger

Kua Mutu te Hui

Dinner at Skycity Restaurant (to book, please contact Rei 0272838873)

* The Maori IT Meetup is FREE

* Morning & Afternoon Tea will be provided

* To attend, please register immediately (as places are limited):

Thank you and we look forward to meeting you at the Maori IT Meetup. He mihi aroha, he mihi nui.

For more information, please contact Puawai Hagger 027 231 9050


1 thought on “Maori IT leaders meet in Tamaki Makaurau, Weds 9th July @ Skycity

  1. Best wishes for your meetup! As a longtime fan of NetHui and viewer from across the Pacific, I am particularly interested in how Maori friends showcase new applications. If there are ways non-Maori can pay attention and amplify your news, please let us know.

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