MANZ Conference 2023

4 August 2023 - MANZ /; Uncategorized

Be Inspired and Inspire;Whakamanawahia te manawa. What a sensational conference we shared this year at Waipuna Conference Centre, Auckland.  We were exceptionally fortunate to have our International speakers this year with J McKeever from America, Kavya Chandrasekhar from India, Kei Ikeda from Australia and our very own Arapera Herewini-Card. Covering a range of Inspiring topics our…

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MANZ Conference 2024 Speakers

22 February 2023 - MANZ

Keynote Speakers Arapera Herewini-Card Arapera Card is the Pouhere Kaupapa Māori | Senior Advisor Māori for Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ). Arapera who has over 30 years of experience in early childhood education, beginning in Te Kōhanga Reo with her own tamariki comes from a long line of chiefs through her Ngāpuhi…

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MANZ Conference 2022

7 August 2022 - MANZ

What a fantastic conference we have just had, held in the inspiring Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington. Our in-person conference was particularly special with all Aotearoa, New Zealand keynote speakers with our theme: Leaving no one left behind, He waka eke noa. Our inspiring workshops made it difficult to choose which speakers…

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MANZ Conference 2021

3 August 2021 - MANZ

What another wonderful conference we have just had, held in the beautiful city of Taupō. After the cancellation of last year’s conference, it was wonderful just to be all together, catching up with one another and chatting with like-minded people. The happy buzz that surrounded the conference this year was a testament to how much…

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MANZ Conference 2020 – Postponed

1 April 2020 - MANZ

It was with regret that the decision was made to postpone the MANZ 2020 Conference as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the government restrictions around mass gatherings and events for over 100 people. We thank you for your understanding and patience at this unprecedented time and look forward to welcoming you to the…

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MANZ Conference 2019

23 July 2019 - MANZ

Building resilience, resourcefulness and reciprocity for a peaceful world: Ka whakawhanake i te aumangea, ka rarahi ake i ngà rawa, ka tauutuutu i te rangimarie o te ao hurihuri nei. It was my great pleasure to welcome you all to MANZ Conference 2019 at the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre Auckland. We had an amazing…

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MANZ Conference 2018

19 September 2018 - MANZ

It was wonderful to see so many attending MANZ Conference 2018. There were 310 attendees (our best number yet), 25 exhibitors (a record number) and amazing speakers, both international and NZ. Reading the evaluations of attendees, it appears that those attending gained a lot from it. The September issue of e-zine Informed had reflections written…

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MANZ Conference 2017

11 August 2017 - MANZ

The conference has been and gone with us all having the opportunity to listen, learn, reflect and, of course, network with one another. We were very fortunate to have Peta Gibson, Robin Padar, Michael Duffy, Jan Gaffney and Eve Scott as our speakers, who were all well received. Some comments from attendees include: Fantastic to…

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MANZ Conference 2016

4 March 2017 - MANZ

It’s incredible to comprehend that MANZ Conference 2016 is finished. By all accounts, it was amazing. We had fantastic speakers in Wendy Calise, Sarah Werner Andrews and Peta Gibson, Cathy Wilson, Krista Kerr, Rene Novak, Rukshat Singh and Layla Barker. Record attendees helped create an amazing atmosphere. Thank you to all who attended and participated…

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MANZ Conference 2015

3 March 2017 - MANZ

A pathway to creative expression. He ara hei whakaputa i te wairua auaha The conference is over … many thanks to Polli Soholt and Marcia Perez, who made the long trip from the United States to join our community in New Zealand. Thanks also to the New Zealand speakers who shared their work on the…

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MANZ Conference 2014

2 March 2017 - MANZ

The Reflective Montessori Practitioner Te Pouaaki Huritao o Montessori The conference is over for another year. Thanks to our international speakers Uma Ramani and Jamie Rue, to Nicki Dowling and Karen MacKay from Massey University and to all the New Zealand teachers who presented at the Montessori Journey to Excellence BusStop. Feedback has been amazing,…

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MANZ Conference 2013

1 March 2017 - MANZ

Reflecting on Community Me Whakaaro Hāpori Rydges Hotel, 75 Featherston Street, Wellington Saturday April 20, 12.30pm – Monday April 22, 4pm Our 2013 conference reflected on the importance of community and explored how to nurture a sense of community with children and students of all ages and their families. Thanks to the 230 delegates from around New Zealand, our…

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