Conference 2021

Tai Tokerau Climate Change Action Week and Conference

18 to 24 April 2021 Te Puna o Te Matauranga, NorthTec Marae, Gate 1, NorthTec, Raumanga Valley Road.


  • Raise awareness of ecological regeneration, biodiversity and the water cycle for mitigating and adapting to climate change.
  • Raise the mana of mātauranga Māori as a vital foundation for climate mitigation and adaptation.
  • Celebrate the diverse action already happening here and link these efforts to climate mitigation and adaptation.
  • Expand the canvas for action through enhancing networks, supporting current initiatives and further planning.

Registrations are now open.

Conference programme

Conference themes are:

  • Ngahere (forests and trees)
  • Moana me te wai ara, (the ocean and waterways)
  • Kainga me taone (the places where we live)
  • Kai me te oranga (food and wellbeing)
  • Change (manaaki me oranga)
  • Kai whenua (regenerative agriculture).

Day one: Powhiri, conference opening and presentations and the Ngahere and Moana me te wai ara more>

Day two: Kainga me taone, Kai me te oranga, Change and Kai whenua themes more>

Conference fee options

  • $60 (contributes to kai and other conference costs)
  • Koha (for non-waged)
  • Pay it forward: $120, paying for non-waged including students. (20 conference spaces will be reserved for under 20s).

Please direct debit to the Climate Change Tai Tokerau Northland Trust bank account:

12-3099 0088383-00

Climate action week events

2021 is the inaugural Climate Action Week. Planning is underway to create some events to establish a pattern for every year until the job is done! The Climate Action Week is still under construction. more>

Zoom access

The Walter Jehne Webinar and conference will be zoom.

Thanks to our conference sponsors.