Manioro 2024 - Navigating the Vā : Education Session

101 Hastings Street South, Hastings

Toitoi: Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre, 109 Hastings Street South, Eastbourne Corner, Hastings 4122

There is a Samoan proverb that goes “E taua le fuafuaga, ae sili le mafutaga” essentially it means it
is good to meet and plan but is more important to focus on relationships. Our Manioro Education session goes beyond strategy and policy, our aim is to reflect on our own biases and disrupt any toxic narratives, stereotypes or assumptions we may hold about Takatāpui, Pasifika Rainbow+ and LGBTQIA+. Our Education session focuses on enabling relationships to be built on equity, authenticity, respect (faaloalo), love (alofa) and mana.

Our Navigating the Vā education session will be a rich Rainbow+ awareness training you will not want to miss! Expect a fusion of Pasifika Rainbow+ and Takatāpui trailblazers sharing their wisdom and lived experience of advocating for our peoples. Through interactive theatre skits, expect to reflect, be moved and of course, disrupted. This session is specifically aimed at any govt organisations, executive leadership, frontline workers, groups, corporates, healthcare professionals, practitioners, church leaders, whānau-led services, Pasifika services, Māori services, educators, schools, and stakeholders who work with currently or intend on working with Pasifika Rainbow+, Takatāpui and LGBTQIA+ peoples in Aotearoa.

Limited tickets available - first in first served.

Don’t miss out! Limited seats available. Rainbow+ peoples and whānau may be eligible for limited tickets covered by donations. Please email for more info.

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Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

101 Hastings Street South, Hastings

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