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Monday, Apr 20, 7:00 PM NZST · 1 hour 30 minutes

Part 1: Shaping the Recovery

April 20, 2020 at 07:00:00 PM · Auckland
About This Webinar

Welcome to the FIRST Aotearoa Town Hall, as part of a series of virtual town hall episodes which explore what our recovery will look like as a nation.

Grab a beer or a kombucha, settle in with some snacks and get ready to be amazed by the incredible ideas, kōrero and thoughts of our panel for the evening. The theme is SHAPING THE RECOVERY and we've pulled together some incredible minds to share with their thoughts around the recovery from Covid-19 and its impacts on Aotearoa.


What could the future hold for Aotearoa in a post-Covid19 world?

INTERACT: You can post questions on this event page, or send them to our Facebook and Instagram channels! We will be asking these on your behalf. You can also chuck questions and comments on the livestream!

The Line-Up:
KATE RAWORTH - Economist, Author of "Doughnut Economics"
KARA DENTICE - Director, Advisor on Planning, Policy and Iwi Development
DAVID HALL - Researcher, Lecturer and Editor of "A Careful Revolution"
LOUISE AITKEN - CEO, Ākina Foundation, expert on Social Enterprise and Procurement
Hosted by TAMATHA PAUL - Wellington City Councillor

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Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
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Kate Raworth is a renegade economist focused on exploring the economic mindset needed to address the 21st century’s social and ecological challenges, and is the creator of the Doughnut of social and planetary boundaries.
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Louise is a strong advocate for social responsibility and impact, driven to make meaningful change by putting positive impact at the heart of our economy. She leads a talented and passionate team of impact, procurement, investment and consulting experts, providing support, capability and thought leadership both across New Zealand and internationally.

Louise joined Ākina in 2016, following a successful corporate career, which included the management of New Zealand’s largest corporate social responsibility programme. She sits on the Board of the Impact Enterprise Fund (New Zealand’s first impact investment fund) and on the National Advisory Board for Impact Investing Network Aotearoa New Zealand.
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Kara (Ngāi Tuhoe, Te Ātiawa, Ruapani) is at the cutting edge of implementing a Te Ao Māori lens and perspective to Planning, Infrastructure and Iwi Development. Kara is the Director of KPDC, a consultancy which provides planning and advice across various industries and sectors. Kara's academic discipline is in Policy Analysis, Planning and Resource Management which has meant Kara is involved in many high level discussions with this background, and as a mana whenua representative for Wellington.
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David Hall is a writer, editor and policy researcher based in Auckland. He has written for various publications, including the New Zealand Listener, Pantograph Punch, The Journal for Urgent Writing, and Auckland Art Gallery's Reading Room Journal. His recent policy work focused on tree planting as a mitigation strategy for climate change. He has a D.Phil in Politics from the University of Oxford and currently holds the role of Senior Researcher at The Policy Observatory, AUT.
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Chlöe was elected as a Green Party MP into Parliament in 2017 after an unsuccessful, but highly-engaging and inclusive campaign for the Auckland Mayoralty. Chlöe is the youngest MP in Aotearoa for over 40 years. She entered parliament to show people that politicians can look a little different, sound a little different, do things a little different, and to drive home the message that politicians work for people.

Chlöe is the Green Party spokesperson on issues that she can really get her teeth into: Education (including Tertiary), Internal Affairs, Sensible Drug Law Reform, Local Government, Arts Culture & Heritage, Small Business, Broadcasting and Youth.
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Cleve's work is an author, designer, media pioneer, recording artist, entrepreneur and ad man.

His first job was at one of the top advertising agencies on the planet – Saatchi & Saatchi Wellington; and Australia’s agency of the decade, BMF. Cleve’s created global campaigns for the likes of Coca-Cola and Ford, and built many successful brand platforms for clients in Australia and New Zealand, while collecting numerous international advertising awards along the way, including golds at Cannes, New York Festivals, Effies, Caples, Mobius with other trophies at Webby’s, DandAD, AWARD, Pent, Best and more.

At 24 he wrote a manifesto to ‘slit the glug’ of modern media and formed an art group called Spungo to create new ways to reach audiences. Pioneering new forms of media, Spungo ran a roving radio station, an alternative mail system, and became notorious for their daring public happenings – creating flash-mobs, pop-up shops and integrated campaigns before the terms had entered the marketing lexicon.

From 2012-2016, Cleve was Executive Creative Director at J. Walter Thompson in New Zealand. In 2016 Cleve released the album 'Primal-Digital', famously in the back of a taxi, in Auckland.

Cleve is also the creator of Beop, the band from another dimension. Beop’s creative footprint ranges from a novel, to award winning songs, fashion, and new musical technologies.

Cleve's current focus is on Big Street Bikers.
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Talei Bryant is a 22 year old, Nelson born, half Fijian living in Waimana. She is a mental health ambassador in the Bay of Plenty region. She founded the ‘Find your Fish Movement’ to help young people find their passions and equip them to face the ups & downs of millennial life. Talei also dedicates much of her time to volunteering and has big dreams for transforming her community.

Talei is passionate about helping others help themselves and creating a more vibrant, sustainable future for generations to come.
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Marlon Drake is a Law Student from Auckland, studying in Wellington. Marlon was the President of the Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association in 2018, and has led the Living Wage Campaign at Victoria University of Wellington for several years. Marlon has recently been named the Wellington Regional Organiser for Living Wage Aotearoa, and is also an executive member of the Aotearoa Legal Workers Union (ALWU).
Webinar hosting presenter Tamatha Paul
Tamatha Paul is a Wellington City Councillor, elected to represent the Central City after serving as the student president of Victoria University of Wellington. Tamatha holds the portfolio for Climate Change, Youth and City Safety.
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Thomas Nash led the global campaign against cluster bombs, has worked on international disarmament campaigns and is a leading voice in the conversation about Aotearoa in the world. Thomas was elected to the Greater Wellington Regional Council in 2019 on a platform of environmental regeneration, inclusive decision making and climate action.
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