Speakers (QW)

The workshop began with a welcome from Vanessa van Uden,
Mayor of Queenstown Lakes District Council, followed by a combination of external and local speakers. Six of the participants from the 2015 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop then presented their booklet – a record of their observations and recommendations for tackling poverty.

External speakers
Dr Girol Karacaoglu
Chief Economist at the New Zealand Treasury, Wellington.

Dame Diane Robertson
Chair of The Data Futures Partnership and former
Chief Executive of Auckland City Mission, Auckland.

Jennifer Weber
Chief Education Officer, Baby Box Co., Canada.

Local speakers
Hine Marchand
Community Ministries worker, Salvation Army, Queenstown.

Niki Mason
Happiness House, Queenstown.

TacklingPovertyNZ 2015 speakers
Participants from the 2015 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop:2016 Speakers Ali Bunge, Monique Francois, Eden Iati, Elizabeth Maddison, Caitlin Papuni-McLellan and Regan Thwaites