Date
26 August 2020
Where
Kirikiriroa

‘Māu tō tītī, māku tāku whewhera’ – ‘Kei a tāua te matangohi!’

‘You make your wedge, I’ll make my opening’ – ‘To us both the spoils’

 

Nau mai haere mai ki te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, ki te Hui-ā-Tau 2020 o

Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa, 26-29 August 2020.

We invite you all to join us for Hui-ā-Tau 2020 at the University of Waikato, 26 – 29 August 2020.

 

Registrations are now open.  You can become a member or renew your membership at the same time.

Register for Hui-ā-Tau 2020

Important notice for law students:

Student registrations this year will be managed by your tumuaki tauira of your respective law schools and will occur closer to the date of the Hui-ā-Tau.  Students will not be able to register individually through the registration portal.

Programme

Programme planning is still underway, but some of our key features include:

  Wednesday 26 August  Pōwhiri
  Thursday 27 August Litigation or mediation skills sessions *
Tauira only workshops
Academics session
National Negotiations competition (new)
National Kaupapa Māori Moot Final
  Friday 28 August Keynote addresses and breakout sessions
Annual General Meeting
Te Matature Kapa Haka Competition
  Saturday 29 August Keynote addresses and breakout sessions
Hākari Formal Conference Dinner

* Note: additional costs for the litigation or mediation skills sessions

Hui-ā-tau fees

The fees for Hui-ā-tau 2020 are as follows:

  Hui Dinner
  Members registered from 1 January 2020   $800

  • Early bird rate: $600 if payment received by 31 March 2020
  • Please note this does not include the optional litigation and mediation skills streams to be held on Thursday.  The cost to attend the litigation or mediation stream is an additional $350 (with limited numbers)
  $200
  Tauira (Tauira rate limited to 100)   $150   $75
($200 if not attending hui)
  Non-members   $1,400   $200

A 50% discount applies to speakers and community law members.

Given the significant discount we encourage members to sign up early by 31 March 2020 (please note this is the last day for payment to be received).  Payments received after this date will be at the standard rate.

If you have any questions about registering for the Hui or becoming a member of Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa please contact admin@maorilawsociety.co.nz

 

Celebrating 30 years of Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa

Previous Hui-ā-Tau

Previous speakers have included:

  • Her Honour, Dame Sian Elias, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court;
  • His Honour Justice Joe Williams, First Māori Court of Appeal Justice;
  • Justices and Judges of the high Court, Māori Land Court, and District Court;
  • Una Jagose, Solicitor General;
  • Esteemed academics;
  • Members of Parliament;
  • Distinguished members of the profession; and
  • Our outstanding members.

The location of our conference changes every year. Previous locations include:

Year City (and special occasions) Conference location Host region
2018 Rotorua (30th celebration) Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Rotorua Campus Waiariki
2017 Manukau Auckland University of Technology, South Campus Tāmaki-makau-rau
2016 Queenstown Millennium Hotel Otepoti Me Murihiku
2015 Waitangi Copthorne Hotel Te Tai Tokerau
2014 Tauranga Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Tauranga Campus Waiariki
2013

No conference

2012 Waikato (Aotearoa’s first World Indigenous Lawyers’ Conference) University of Waikato Waikato
2011 Waikato University of Waikato Waikato
2010 Wellington Pipitea marae Te Whanganui-a-Tara
2009 Waitara, Taranaki Ōwae marae Te Tai Hauāuru
2008 Rotorua (20th celebration) Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Rotorua Campus Waiariki
2007 Auckland Waipapa marae, University of Auckland Tāmaki-makau-rau
2006 Hastings Te Aute College Te Tai Rāwhiti
2005 Christchurch Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology Ōtautahi
2004 Rotorua Ohinemutu marae Waiariki
2003 Wellington Victoria, University of Wellington Te Whanganui-a-Tara
2002 Dunedin (First South Island hui) University of Otago Otepoti Me Murihiku
2001 Auckland Waipapa marae, University of Auckland Tāmaki-makau-rau
2000 Auckland Waipapa marae, University of Auckland Tāmaki-makau-rau
1999 Waikato University of Waikato Waikato
1998 Waikato (10th celebration) University of Waikato Waikato
1997 Wellington Takapuwahia marae, Porirua Te Whanganui-a-Tara
1996

No conference

1995

No conference

1994 Wellington Victoria, University of Wellington Te Whanganui-a-Tara
1993 Auckland Waipapa marae, University of Auckland Tāmaki-makau-rau
1992 No conference
1991 Wellington Takapuwahia marae, Porirua Te Whanganui-a-Tara
1990

No conference

1989

Manawhenua Conference in conjunction with other groups

1988 Rotorua (Inaugural hui) John Chadwick’s garage Waiariki