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Programme

Day 1

4:30 - 6:30am Pre-Dawn Matariki Ceremony to launch the Māori New Year

8:30 - 10:00am Pōwhiri - Official Welcoming Ceremony at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

10:00am Bus departs for Community Day Activities

Community Day*

▪ On the land/sea activities, including:

  • Indigenous environmental restoration
  • Harakeke and raranga: Flax and weaving
  • Waka voyaging experience

▪ Historical and cultural visits, including:

  • Whāingaroa historical, cultural and environmental visit
  • Visits to notable historical Kīngitanga and Land Wars’ sites
  • A visit to Tūrangawaewae Marae

▪ Workshops, including:

  • Tikanga and kawa of the Marae workshop
  • Māori and Pacific astronomy workshop
  • Whakairo (carving)

5:00pm Buses return to hotels

Free Night

Day 2

7:30am – 5:00pm Registration: University of Waikato

9:00am – 5:00pm Book Exhibit open

8:15am – 9:30am Official University Opening

9:00 – 10:00am Refreshment Break

10:00 – 11:45am Concurrent Sessions

11:45am – 2:00pm Lunch

2:00 – 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions

3:30 – 4:30pm Refreshment Break

4:00 – 5:45pm Concurrent Sessions

6:00 – 9:00pm Welcome Reception hosted by University of Waikato and Host Committee

Day 3

7:30am – 5:00pm Registration: University of Waikato

9:00am – 5:00pm Book Exhibit

7:45am Karakia

8:00 – 9:45am Concurrent Sessions

9:30 – 10:30am Refreshment Break

10:00 – 11:45am Concurrent Sessions

11:45am – 2:00pm Lunch

2:00 – 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions

3:15 – 4:15pm Refreshment Break

4:15 – 5:15pm NAISA Business Meeting

5:15 – 6:00pm Presidential Address

6:30 – 9:00pm NAISA Council Reception

Day 4

7:30am – 5:00pm Registration: University of Waikato

9:00am – 1:00pm Book Exhibit

7:45am Karakia

8:00 – 9:45am Concurrent Sessions

9:30 – 10:30am Refreshment Break

10:00 – 11:45am Concurrent Sessions

11:45am – 2:00pm Lunch

2:00 – 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions

3:15 – 4:15pm Refreshment Break

4:00 – 5:45pm Concurrent Sessions

7:00 – 10:00pm Poroporoaki and Hākari, Farewell and Feast: Claudelands

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