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View our conference programme below. Click the images to view the full size image, or alternatively you can download a PDF version.


Further details about the speakers and their sessions can be found below.


Keynote Speakers

After drawing the curtain on her stellar hockey career, three-time Olympian Gemma McCaw is dedicated to sharing her skills and knowledge in the field of health and wellness.

Gemma McCaw

Dr Jin Russell is a community and developmental paediatrician in Auckland, and a PhD student in life-course epidemiology at the University of Auckland.

Dr. Jin Russell

Shamubeel Eaqub is an experienced economist who makes economics easy. He is also an author, media commentator and a thought leading public speaker.

Shamubeel Eaqub

Anton is a pāpā, husband, and chief hustler at Hustle Group. A champion for normalising te reo Māori and building generational wealth for his people.

Anton Matthews

Dr Lucy Hone is a director of the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing & Resilience, a research associate at AUT University, a published academic researcher and a best-selling author.

Dr. Lucy Hone

Matt Brown is an internationally acclaimed barber and hair artist, author, husband, and father of three known for ‘giving great cuts’ and ‘inspiring great men.’

Matt Brown

Hon David Seymour is the Minister of Regulation and the Associate Minister of Health , Finance, and Education . He was elected to Parliament as MP for Epsom in 2014, at which point he became Leader of the ACT Party. 

Hon. David Seymour

Workshop Presenters

All workshops will run for 90 minutes. Click on the photo to load more information about the workshop and presenter.

Robert Aitken

University of Otago

Early Childhood Council

Caro Rieger

Black Door Law

Peter Whitcombe

Oranga Tamariki

Jilly Tyler

Talking Matters

Kate McAnelly

Tūranga Mō Ngā Mokopuna

Paula Hawkings

ECE Consultancy Services

Todd Painter

Advance ECE

Karen Hayward


Jimmy McLauchlan


Anita Croft

Growing Kiwi Gardeners

Alison Arrow

Univeristy of Canterbury

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