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Ko Māui Hangarau Tāmaki Makaurau

TAMAKI MAKAURAU, AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND

What is Ko Māui Hangarau?

Ko Māui Hangarau is:

  • A high-powered summit featuring some of the best Māori Tech Innovators and Entrepreneurs from around the country.
  • Our aim is to awaken, inspire and ignite our rangatahi into pathways in tech, innovation and entrepreneurship!
  • An event designed to capture the hearts and minds of rangatahi who have an interest in Technology, Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
  • An event that exposes rangatahi to some of the best Māori Tech Innovators and Entrepreneurs in the country, to learn about their journey, experiences and challenges.

Past Speakers

Elle Archer

Elle Archer

Executive Chair

Te Ao Matihiko

Rāhui Brownlee

Rāhui Brownlee

Cybersecurity Advisor

KPMG NZ

Denise Carter-Bennett

Denise Carter-Bennett

Cybersecurity Advisor

Datacom

Jesse Armstrong

Jesse Armstrong

Founder & Kaihautū

VAKA

Mere Rewi-Leauga

Mere Rewi-Leauga

IT Project Manager

Turuki Health Care

Anton Matthews

Anton Matthews

Director

Hustle Group

Marina Kere

Marina Kere

Director

KDM Digital

Arpo Deer

Arpo Deer

Research Development Lead

Vanishing Point Studio

Kale Panoho

Kale Panoho

Managing Director

K&J Growth

Kendall Flutey

Kendall Flutey

Co-Founder & Co-CEO

Banqer

Dylan Pahina

Dylan Pahina

Product Owner

Xero

Tash Bettridge

Tash Bettridge

Co-Founder

NZNWS

Moresby Kainuku

Moresby Kainuku

Integrated Launch Operations Engineer

Rocket Lab

Duane Mutu

Duane Mutu

Founder & Founding Board Member

Lets Play Live & NZESF

Megan Tapsell

Megan Tapsell

Head of Pacific Tech

ANZ

Maria Ngawati

Maria Ngawati

Founder

Akomaiway

Ngapera Riley

Ngapera Riley

CEO

Figure.NZ

Potaua Biasiny-Tule

Potaua Biasiny-Tule

Co-Founder

Digital Natives Academy

Aleisha Amohia

Aleisha Amohia

Koha Developer Lead

Catalyst IT

Katie Brown

Katie Brown

Director

Social Good

Hinerangi Edwards

Hinerangi Edwards

Director

Aatea Consultants Ltd t/a AATEA Solutions

Bailey Mackey

Bailey Mackey

CEO

Pango Productions

Phil Kupenga

Phil Kupenga

Director

Next Chapter Consulting NZ

Amber Taylor

Amber Taylor

Co-Founder/CEO

ARA Journeys

Ian Musson

Ian Musson

Head of Māori Engagement/Manavator

Young Enterprise Trust/Toru Whā

Kiwa Hammond

Kiwa Hammond

Tohuao / Principal Consultant

AATEA Solutions / Wairoa Digital Collective

Te Awanui Reeder

Te Awanui Reeder

Director

Big River Creative

Evan Wilson

Evan Wilson

Head of Data Innovation

Qrious

Kaye-Maree Dunn

Kaye-Maree Dunn

Managing Director

Making Everything Achievable

Engie Matene

Engie Matene

Junior Software Developer

Trade Me

Pera Barrett

Pera Barrett

Founder

Shoebox Christmas Aotearoa

Manawa Udy

Manawa Udy

Founder & CEO

Ngahere Ventures

Jeremy Banks

Jeremy Banks

CEO

Plink Software

Dougal Stott

Dougal Stott

Kaiārahi Māori

Enspiral DEV Academy

Vincent Egan

Vincent Egan

CEO & Co-Founder

Māui Studios

Hori-Te-Ariki Mataki

Hori-Te-Ariki Mataki

Kaihautū

Ariki Creative

Tāmaki Makaurau Event Schedule

1 November, 2023

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenus
1DOORS OPEN09:00 AMMain Hall
2Karakia & Mihi Whakatau09:30 AMMain Hall
3MC - overview of the day & housekeeping09:40 AMMain Hall
4Opening Speaker - Elle Archer (Chair, Te Ao Matihiko)09:45 AMMain Hall
5Kaikorero Panel 1Rāhui Brownlee 09:55 AMMain Hall
6Kaikorero 1Denise Carter-Bennett 10:00 AMMain Hall
7Kaikorero 210:15 AMMain Hall
8Prize giveaways10:30 AMMain Hall
9Break for wharepaku10:45 AMMain Hall
10Kaikorero Panel 211:00 AMMain Hall
11Kaikorero 3Mere Rewi-Leauga 11:10 AMMain Hall
12Kaikorero 4Jesse Armstrong 11:25 AMMain Hall
13Sponsor Elevator Pitches - 3 mins each11:40 AMMain Hall
14MC - intro activation zone11:55 AMMain Hall
15LUNCH BREAK12:00 PMMain Hall
16ACTIVATION ZONE OPENS IN GYM12:30 PMMain Gym
17MC - call everyone back into the Main Room1:30 PMMain Gym
18KMH - closing activities1:35 PMMain Gym
19MC - wrap up of the day1:45 PMMain Gym
20Karakia whakamutunga1:55 PMMain Gym
21Event ends2:00 PM

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Rangatahi (up to 18 years old)
  • Keynote speakers
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