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Conference Programme - Wednesday 16 September 2020


This draft programme is subject to change and will be updated as details and speakers are confirmed.

Time Session


Virtual meeting room opens


Professor Michael Baker, Professor of Public Health, UOO, Wellington

 New Zealand's elimination approach to COVID-19 pandemic and how to sustain it


John Ryan, the Auditor General

Findings from our PPE Review


Associate Professor Jean Ross, Otago Polytechnic

Community development: Student nurses’ participation in reducing health disparities an impact assessment evaluation


Merryn Jones, Hawkes Bay District Health Board

Valuing organ donation in a Māori cultural context: reflections on a NZ regional transplant hui



Fay Selby-Law, Hapai Te Hauora

E kore au e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai I Rangiātea. I will not be lost, I am a seed descended from Rangiātea


Materoa Mar, THINK Hauora - Connecting Communities for Wellbeing

Community Development and Whānau Ora


Johanna Rhodes and Mary McMillan, Southern Institute of Technology

A sense of belonging: the implementation of a student-led mentorship program


Dr Graham Gulbransen, Cannabis Care

Medicinal Cannabis 2020


Wendy McGuinness, McGuinness Institute 

Survey Insights: An analysis of the 2020 NZNO PPE Survey



Lizzy Kepa-Henry, Public Health Nurse, Hutt Valley DHB

Cultivating Community Wellbeing at the Flaxroots of Vulnerable and Diverse Communities


Howard Catton, Chief Executive, International Council of Nurses (ICN)

Global Health 2020: A time of both huge challenge and opportunity for Nurses and Nursing


 Kuini Daniels, Ngati Hine Health Trust

Working in the Whanau Ora space - "Looking at the past into the future"


Margareth Broodkoorn, Chief Nursing Officer

State of the worlds Nursing Report 2020, its relevance in a COVID-19 health context




Kerri Nuku, Kaiwhakahaere

Conference summation, conclusion and farewell