2013 SPEAKERS


DEAN PARCHOMCHUK + CHARLOTTE YATES

Tokelau, bringing solar power to a nation

You’ll hear their amazing story of how they changed the lives of the people on a small tropical island of Tokelau by replacing their crippling dependency on diesel generated electricity with solar power.

PETER BLAKEWAY

Should we eat our pets?

There are few people in this world more passionate about food. You’ll hear his amazing perspective on the choices we make when we put food in our mouths. You will think differently after this talk.

TOMMY KAPAI

Edu-tainment is the silver lining of the long white cloud

You’ll hear the amazing story of his life and, in particular, his startling, bold, global vision for preventing crime through story telling.

NIK GREGG

Compassionate Business

Want to live in a world served by compassionate business for the common good of humanity for the benefit of future generations? Good. We do too. Nik will show us the way.

SHELDON NESDALE

Emcee and licence holder for TEDxTauranga.

Our final talk is here!

Kia ora koutou! Dr Sandra Clair’s talk is here for your viewing (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMuVP6EDdDw). Her game-changing perspective on how Aotearoa could provide an integrated healthcareRead more

We’ve got more talks!

Kia ora koutou! Another week – more recordings! How sweet! We are excited to share Meng Foon’s talk with you (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMVcHOJ0sik) and Angela Loucks Alexander’s talkRead more

TEDxTauranga 2021 speaker videos

We know it’s been a minute since we posted an update. We have some exciting news – some of the recordings are up on YouTube. Check them out and be sure to share it around: Vitale LafaeleRead more

A recount of TEDxTauranga 2021 – RE:Imagine

by Carly Shorter After a long wait, the big day finally arrived. TEDxTauranga has transformed the auditorium of the University of Waikato’s Tauranga campus. With the bright red X standing tall asRead more

Akash Dutta – TEDxTauranga 2021 Entertainer

Aside from all the speakers, we are as excited for the entertainment for our evening – Akash Dutta! Akash is a jazz pianist/composer based in Wellington. He is currently in his first year ofRead more

Matt Watkins – TEDxTauranga 2021 Speaker

Let’s welcome Matt – another innovative speaker joining our distinguished group! Matt Watkins is the founder of One Earth Technologies, a nascent startup combining 3D printing and recycled materiRead more

Meng Foon – TEDxTauranga 2021 Speaker

Made in Hong Kong – born in Gisborne – working for Aotearoa Meng Foon was born in Tairāwhiti to working class migrant parents but soon immersed himself in a community that didn’t look or soundRead more

Dr. Angela Loucks Alexander – TEDxTauranga 2021 Speaker

Our next speaker is as excited as we are for her to be speaking at TEDxTauranga 2021! Dr. Angela Loucks Alexander, Audiologist, has spent 15 years specializing in diagnosing and treating AuditoryRead more

Vitale Lafaele – TEDxTauranga 2021 Speaker

We are thrilled to announce Vitale Lafaele as another speaker at TEDxTauranga 2021! Vitale served in the NZ Army for seven years and the Tamaki Makaurau Police for 30. He rose through the ranks toRead more

Dr. Sandra Clair – TEDxTauranga 2021 Speake

It is our pleasure to announce Dr. Sandra Clair as one of our speakers at TEDxTauranga 2021! Dr. Sandra Clair is a health scientist, medical anthropologist and the founder of traditional plant mediciRead more

Shelly Davies – TEDxTauranga 2021 MC

We are delighted that our 2017 alumnus, Shelly Davies, is as thrilled as we are to be back as an MC for this unique event. Shelly’s all about personal power – at work through better writing, and Read more

TEDxTauranga 2021 – SOLD OUT

Wow, the team were so excited to see our 2021 event sell out! It’s always an anxious moment when tickets go on sale, and we would like to thank you for your continued support.   I know tRead more
 

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