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Upcoming Events

There are currently no events for Tapuhitia Ngā Mokopuna Mō Apōpō, College of Child & Youth Nurses. For events that may be of interest, visit the NZNO calendar.

Past events

Tapuhitia Ngā Mokopuna Mō Apōpō, College of Child & Youth Nurses (CCYN) Annual Symposium 2023 

Date: Friday, 3 November 2023
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Marion Davis Library, 32 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland

Our 2023 biennial symposium is stacked with several amazing keynote speakers and invited presenters with abstracts to come. We are privileged to introduce our two keynote speakers:

  • Professor Marek Tesar, Head of School: Learning Development & Professional Practice, and Associate Dean: International at the Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland. Director of Centre for Global Childhoods, Chair of Early Years, Childhood Studies and Child Development Research and Teaching Hub.
  • Ellyn Proffit (Ngāti Porou), Clinical Nurse Specialist Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Midland Cancer Network: Te Whatu Ora Waikato.

Topics this year include:

  • First 1,000 days research
  • Child development
  • Helping adolescent traverse their cancer journeys
  • Connecting children with the physical environment
  • The socio-emotional needs of the hospitalised child.....and much more.

2023 College of Child & Youth Nurses (CCYN) Tapuhitia Ngā Mokopuna Mō Apōpō, Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Date: Thursday 2 November 2023
Time: 4pm
Venue: Kauri Room, 6th Floor Cornwall Complex, Building 15, Greenlane Clinical Centre
Zoom: Link emailed to all members on 1 November 2023

2022 College of Child & Youth Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Date: 1 November 2022
Time: 15:00
Venue: Room B302 and Zoom, Western Institute of Technology @ Taranaki (WITT), 20 Bell Street, Welbourn, New Plymouth              

Paediatric Society Virtual Conference 2021

Date: 2-4 November 2021
Where: Online

CCYN 2021 AGM and Symposium

AGM: Thursday 23 September 2021, 17:00-19:00 on Zoom
Symposium: Friday 24 September 2021, 08:30-16:00, on Zoom

Presentations from previous CCYN Symposiums


Presentation Author/ Presenter
Changing your perspective Alison Leversha 
Jade speaks up Elaine Dyer 
Kind hands Respite Care Cottage 
The lived experience of paediatric nurses caring for children with non-accidental head injuries  Kirsty Gibbs
Maternal infant health: innovation in education Michelle Adams 
Margaret May Blackwell Fellowship Sharon Cassidy 
Child Health & Poverty in NZ - A way forward Professor Innes Asher 
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