PACIFICA Nothern Regional Mini-Conference and Women of Influence Leadership Event

This year, PACIFICA Auckland Central Branch is marking New Zealand Leadership Week with two key events, the PACIFICA Northern Regional Mini Conference – Women on the Move and the PACIFICA Women of Influence Leadership Event – Dare, Dream, Do!

NORTHERN REGIONAL MINI CONFERENCE – WOMEN ON THE MOVE (1.30pm – 5pm)

Northern Region Conference 2013

Come along to our Northern Regional Mini-Conference – it’s a chance to catch up with our Pacifica sisters from as far north as Whangarei to our sisters in Tokoroa.

Hosted by our own member Natasha Urale, our theme is PACIFICA Women on the Move. This year, we’re delighted to have Teremoana Rapley as our guest speaker.  Well known in the NZ music scene, her musical CV credits lists the Neville Brothers, De La Soul, MC Hammer, Ruby Turner and the South Pacific Arts Festival. But she’s one talented woman – as well as mum to four beautiful children, she’s been a television presenter, director, graphics designer, magazine editor – you name it she’s done it. Come along and hear about her personal journey.

Our programme line up includes:

 2pm – Welcome & Prayer

2.15pm – PACIFICA Business

3pm – Lunch

3pm – Spoken Word Poetry by Maryanne Pale

3.30pm – Teremoana Rapley (see music video at the end of this post)

4.30pm – Tav Fashions

5pm – Close

All PACIFICA members welcome! If you’re not a member yet but are keen to come and find out what we do – this is a perfect opportunity. Join us for a fun & dynamic afternoon to meet, connect and strengthen your PACIFICA ties across the region.

 Regional Mini-Conference Women on the Move  (click on link for Event Flyer)

Cost         $35 Mini-conference only   Or  $55 Mini-conference + Women of Influence

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT OPTIONS:  PLEASE BOOK & PREPAY by 7th July

Prepay directly into bank account 01-0190-0222738-00  PACIFICA Auckland.

Note your name and reference Women on the Move and RSVP by email to:acb.pacifica.branch@gmail.com

WOMEN OF INFLUENCE LEADERSHIP EVENT –   DARE DREAM DO (6pm – 9pm)

Women of Influence Leadership Event 2013

Cost $25 Members, $30 non-members

Our annual celebration of PACIFICA Women of Influence enables us to hear from successful women across the generations and sectors of our community and society.

We are celebrating – PACIFICA daughters/sisters/mothers/dreamers/doers/leaders.

The pace of change is presenting us with both challenges and opportunities, and we need to wear multiple hats to meet our dreams.   How do we keep focused on the goal while maintaining all our other responsibilities?   Come along and hear our speakers share their stories (PechaKucha style), experiences – be inspired, challenged and encouraged to Dare, Dream and Do.

Our Speakers include:

Pauline Winter (CEO, Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs)

Rowena Sutton (PACIFICA Living Legend), Pania Schwenke (PACIFICA Auckland President)

Linda Aumua (Director, Centre for Pasifika Development and Support, UNIT, C)

Kenina Court (Principal WHK NZ Ltd)

Malia Apikotoa (Northern Sales Manager, State Insurance)

Olivia Taouma (Founder/Director, Lima Dance Productions)

Anna-Jane Jacob (Community Development Mgr – Auckland Council)

Margie Apa (Director Strategic Development, Counties Manukau District Health Board)

Come and meet fabulous PACIFICA women, catchup with friends, make new friends, have a good laugh, over a wine and some delicious canapés.

LAST YEAR WE HAD A FULL HOUSE – YOU MUST REGISTER AND PRE-PAY TO SECURE YOUR PLACE!

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT OPTIONS:  Book & prepay by 7th July

• Register & book online at http://pacifica2013.eventbrite.co.nz/ where you can pay by VISA or Mastercard

OR

• Prepay directly into bank account 01-0190-0222738-00  PACIFICA Auckland.

Note your name and reference WOI and RSVP by email to:acb.pacifica.branch@gmail.com

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“We look forward to seeing you on the 13th!

Soifua ma ia manuia!”

Pania Schwenke

AUCKLAND CENTRAL BRANCH PRESIDENT

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