Programme

An exciting and comprehensive programme has been designed for the Conference and planning is well underway. If you would like to receive email updates from the Conference please click here click here

Tuesday 19th September 

0845 - 1245

School visits

1300 - 1830

Registration – Crowne Plaza

1730 - 1800

First Timers - Break the Ice - Winnies

1800 - 1930

Come in from the Cold Welcome Event - Searle Lane
Sponsored by: Network for Learning (N4L)

 

 

 

Wednesday 20th September 

0745

Exhibition open

0830 - 0845

Mihi Whakatau and Conference opening

0850 - 0905

Children's Performance
Combined Schools Kapa Haka Group

0905 - 0910

Welcome 

0910 - 0955

Keynote session - Steve Francis, Gr8 People Pty Ltd
Pono

0955 - 1005

Life Member Awards

1005 - 1015

NZPF Life Member Awards

 

Business Partner and Sponsor Addresses:
- Gavin Beere, NZPF
- Furnware - NZPF Business Partner - Gold
- Network for Learning (N4L) - Welcome Event Sponsor

1015 - 1100

Morning Tea

1100 - 1115

Children's performance
Shotover Primary School - Treblemakers Choir

1115 - 1200

Keynote session - Dr John Edwards, Edwards Explorations
Manaakitanga

1200 - 1245

Keynote session - Judge Andrew Becroft, Children's Commissioner
Manaakitanga

1245 - 1300

Business Partner Addresses:

- Crest Clean - NZPF Business Partner - Gold
- OfficeMax - NZPF Business Partner - Gold

1300 - 1400

Lunch

1400 - 1700

Hauora activities - Off-site    

 

Thursday 21st September

0745

Exhibtion open

0830 - 0840

Business Partner Addresses:
- Scholastic - NZPF Business Partner - Gold
- Photolife - NZPF Business Partner - Gold

0845 - 0930

Whetu Cormick, NZPF President

Hon. Nikki Kaye, New Zealand Minister of Education

 

0930 - 1015

Keynote session - Mike King, Kiwi Entertainer
Pono

1015 - 1100

Morning tea

1100 - 1115

Children's performance
St Joseph's School, choir and dance group

1115 - 1200

Keynote session - Pete Burdon, Media Training NZ
Pono

1200 - 1245

Keynote session - Dr Melinda Webber (Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāpuhi), University of Auckland 
Pono

1245 - 1300

Business Partner Addresses:
- CSG Konica Minolta - NZPF Business Partner - Gold
- Mitre 10 - NZPF Business Partner - Gold
- SKIDS - NZPF Business Partner - Silver

1300 - 1400

Lunch

1300 - 1400

Rural Matters Lunch

1400 - 1415

Business Partner Addresses:
- ASB - NZPF Business Partner - Gold
- Footsteps - NZPF Business Partner - Silver
- Programmed - NZPF Business Partner - Silver

1415 - 1430

Keynote session - Diane Manners, Evaluation Associates 
Ako

1430 - 1445

Keynote session - Hoana Pearson, Te Pītau Mātauranga (MACS)
Ako

1445 - 1500

Keynote session - Fiona McMillan, Anderson Lloyd
Ako

1500 - 1545

Afternoon tea

1545 - 1645

NZPF AGM

1900 

 All that Glitters Gala Dinner – Skyline
Sponsored by: Matific

 

Friday 22nd September

0815

Exhibition open

0900 - 0915

Business Partner and Sponsor Addresses:
- Matific - Dinner Sponsor
- Resene - NZPF Business Partner - Silver
- Resilience Institute - NZPF Business Partner - Silver

0915 - 1000

Keynote session - Steve Francis, Gr8 People Pty Ltd
Awhinatanga

1005 - 1015

Business Partner Addresses:
- Alsco - NZPF Business Partner - Silver
- Equico - NZPF Business Partner - Silver

1015 - 1100

Morning tea

1100 - 1115

Children's performance
Queenstown Primary School Kapa Haka and Rock Band

1115 - 1200

Keynote session - Dr Sven Hansen, Resilience Institute
Awhinatanga

1200 - 1245

Keynote session - Sir Graham Henry, Former All Blacks Coach
Awhinatanga

1245 - 1300

Conference closing and 2018 Conference promotion

1300 - 1400

Lunch

 

Please note this programme is subject to change at the discretion of the Conference Organising Committee.

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