Kia ora everyone,
The day is shaping up extremely well with all the key positions/roles sorted and just waiting to hear back from some organisations to confirm their speakers.
We are delighted to have such an incredible line up of people and groups. Thank you all.
The Social Solutions section has been extended by half an hour due to the wide range of groups keen to contribute.
The seminar will be live-streamed on The Daily Blog.
Alternative Aotearoa – a one-day seminar to provide solutions for the environmental, social and economic transformation of Aotearoa.
Saturday 25 July, 8.30am Pipitea Marae, Wellington
Laura O’Connell Rapira – Director of Action Station
Efeso Collins – Pasifika community activist and Auckland City Councillor
Julia Whaipooti – Justice Advocate
Martyn Bradbury – Editor of The Daily Blog
Tamatha Paul – Wellington City Councillor
Jane Kelsey – Law Professor University of Auckland
Organisations presenting include:
Greenpeace, Better Futures Forum, School Strike for Climate, Extinction Rebellion, Child Poverty Action Group, State Housing Action Network, Unite Union, Council of Trade Unions, Migrant Workers Association, Just Speak, Pacific Climate Warriors, Quality Public Education Coalition, Action Station, Auckland Action Against Poverty, People Against Prisons Aotearoa and more…
Registration is free but people need to register for catering purposes. A koha will apply for lunch. Register via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Media will be invited to attend all day but a specific media conference will be organised for keynote speakers and a presentation of the final summary will be made to the media.
All political parties will be specifically invited to attend and we are also looking to provide individual briefings to the policy committees of all the main political parties (National, Labour, Greens, New Zealand First etc) following the seminar.