The next symposium in the series is Mana o te Whenua, Ahi Ka - How do we keep the home fires burning for future generations of leaders? This symposium explores concepts of intergenerational knowledge, future focused education, and clearing a path to the future.  

Register for this online event to hear speakers Moko Tepania, Far North Mayor, and Moana Timoko, a teacher and ‘educational hustler’ from Kaikohe. 

About the speakers 

Moko Tepania (Te Rarawa/Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa) is the Mayor of the Far North and hails from small communities on both the east and west coasts of Northland. He is the Northland representative on the National Council of Local Government New Zealand and is also actively involved in the Mayor's Taskforce for Jobs. Moko brings ten-years of experience as an educator to the role. 

Moana Timoko, originally from Hokianga, is a teacher working in several educational roles in Kaikohe. She is currently Tumuaki Tuarua at Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Kaikohe and Campus Manager at Te Pūkenga. In her various educational roles, she creates innovative learning opportunities for learners of all ages and loves to get involved in educational activities for her hapori, hapū, and iwi. 

You can watch all of the Rauhuia: Terenga Huihuinga | Leadership Symposia series we’ve held to date on our website. We’ve had a lot of really good, thoughtful discussions that we hope you can be a part of as the series continues.