Te Pou Tokomanawa

18 October - 10 November 2022

Haramai ra e ngā ākonga Māori, Pasifika

These events are invite only. Students have been emailed invitations. 

Te Pou Tokomanawa is series of lunchtime conversations with inspirational speakers who will share their journey, the challenges they've experienced, and their successes along the way.

Sessions are 40 minutes each from 12.10pm to 12.50pm, and kai is provided. To register for a session please email Lee Wineera l.wineera@witt.ac.nz.

 

October


Tuesday, 18 October - Dinnie Moeahu

Masters student, NPDC Councillor and all around good guy

Te Piere o te Rangi, New Plymouth 

Wednesday, 19 October - Peter Hokopaura

Youth support, Whānau Ora, retired police officer
Hāwera Campus

Thursday, 20 October - Lisa Tamati

Extreme ultra-marathon runner and jewellery designer
Te Piere o te Rangi, New Plymouth

Tuesday, 25 October - Tamzyn Pue

Kapa Haka extraordinaire, masters student and WITT kaiako
Te Piere o te Rangi, New Plymouth

Wednesday, 26th October - Rhys Wineera

General manager at Powerworx Taranaki, television celebrity (The Block NZ)
Hāwera Campus

Thursday, 27 October - Colin Cooper

Professional NZ Rugby Union coach, NPC champion
Te Piere o te Rangi, New Plymouth

 

November


Tuesday, 1 November - Tane Houston

Taiao warrior and mentor for rangatahi
Te Piere o te Rangi, New Plymouth

Wednesday, 2 November - Richard & Paula Frearson

Richard - driving instructor, retired policeman Paula - school teacher, stage performer
Hāwera Campus

Thursday, 3 November - Sam Rapira

NZ boxing promoter and former professional boxer, co-owner of BoxFit
Te Piere o te Rangi, New Plymouth

Tuesday, 8 November - Bonita Bigham

WITT graduate, artist, Māori Governor and PhD candidate
Te Piere o te Rangi, New Plymouth

Wednesday, 9 November - Ruby Kahui

Alternative education tutor, loves supporting and inspiring rangatahi
Hāwera Campus

Thursday, 10 November - Gavin Hill

Former NZ Rugby Union and League representative
Te Piere o te Rangi, New Plymouth

Brought you to by Te Pou Tū: supporting ākonga Māori and Pasifika at WITT to succeed. All sessions will be recorded for future viewing.

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