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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 healthcare system evolved how we defined taking care of ourselves.Remember, do share it with all your pals and come back to the website to reminisce the event anytime!...

November 1, 2021

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 talk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls34Jk7AXu0).Remember, do share it with all your friends and whanau and come back to the website to reminisce the event anytime!...

September 14, 2021

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 Lafaele – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGwoGNogrsEMatt Watkins – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Nep7q5EpmEAkash Dutta – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hXFiOIe2qg&feature=emb_imp_woytWe have more to come and will keep you posted. Enjoy!...

September 5, 2021

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 as a beacon of new ideas worth spreading, bright lights illuminating the stage, and native plants softening the atmosphere, we were in for a treat.With well over 2000 volunteer hours and just a few months of organising, the TEDxTauranga team has achieved yet another sold out event. Slightly different to e...

July 5, 2021

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 of postgraduate jazz studies at the New Zealand School of Music at Victoria University. His style combines aspects of traditional Indian, Persian, and Middle-Eastern musical practices in combination with Contemporary and Post-Bop jazz. His original works span a wide range of genres, from works for solo piano,...

June 28, 2021

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 material processing to build the houses of the future. He also operates Special Studio, specializing in 3D printed designer homewares made from recycled materials. Previously, Matt co-founded SoundSwitch, a hardware-software application providing immersive music experiences by automatically synchronizes au...

June 28, 2021

Meng Foon – TEDxTauranga 2021 Speaker

Made in Hong Kong – born in Gisborne – working for AotearoaMeng Foon was born in Tairāwhiti to working class migrant parents but soon immersed himself in a community that didn’t look or sound like him. His family’s early toil as market gardeners was profitable in a business sense but more importantly it brought its social benefits – with the Foon’s connecting with people across the region and from all backgrounds. This grounding, and interest in Te Ao Māori, evolved into a talent o...

June 21, 2021

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 Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), a hearing difficulty with less to do with the ears and more to do with the brain. Despite significantly affecting potential and well-being, many of those affected are unaware of the condition, let alone their treatment options. She is the host of the Between Two Ears podcast a...

June 21, 2021

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 to command the NZ Police Armed Offenders and STG Counter Terrorist Group where he led successful tactical squads in some of the most nationally significant events in recent times. Vitale’s leadership journey is fascinating, powerful, and always led by deep values....

June 21, 2021

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 medicine company, Artemis. Growing up in Switzerland where traditional plant medicines are part of mainstream healthcare, Sandra apprenticed under a renowned Franciscan nun, midwife and Swiss herbal expert. She is now one New Zealand’s most highly qualified Registered Medical Herbalists. Her vision is th...

June 21, 2021

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 in life through loving self. Known as a Rockstar Writing-Trainer and Badass Keynote, Shelly’s authentic and vulnerable style of self-leadership and bubbly energy is irresistible. She’s a mum, a grandmother, a proud Ngātiwai woman, and her story is one of leaning more and more fully into her trut...

June 7, 2021

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 that many of you are puzzling over the number of tickets offered and why TEDxTauranga 2021 is a much smaller event than previous years.  As you may be aware, our long-serving lice...

May 10, 2021

A Recount of TEDxTauranga 2019 (22 June) “RE:ACTION”

Written by: Claire PiperAnother sold out TEDxTauranga is about to begin!Noise? Make it loud.Waste? Make it zero.Middle doors to the auditorium? Don’t use them.Seats you’ve already sat in? Avoid them.6000 volunteer hours have culminated in an atmosphere brimming with anticipation.Let’s do this.#1. James Russell James grew up knowing the Kakariki parrot was what made the islands of Aotearoa special.  25 million birds are killed every year in New Zealand by rats, stoats, possum, and othe...

June 23, 2019

A Recount of TEDxTauranga 2017 (7 October) “Perspective”

1 – The Beginning Hello, my name is Claire Piper and I’ll be your tour guide for this trip through TEDxTauranga 2017.This is a long article, so I’m going to sum things up right away by telling you two things:I’m the sort of person who is way too busy to go to things like this. The sort of person who uses the word busy a lot. I default to wearing cynicism like a protective cloak, and can isolate myself in a place I never really chose as my hometown. I’m one of those...

October 8, 2017

A Recount of TEDxTauranga 2016: What fits your future?

It started with a shady looking character wondering onto stage… he’s our stand-in MC for the day?He clears the stage for our mihi from Pahu Akuhata, our respected local Kaumatua from Ngati Ranginui and Kapahaka performance from Arataki School. The bright smiling faces and thumping feet build energy in the room and we’re all focused for the day ahead.Our eyes are drawn to the big screens where we see the Arena doors open and two very smart machines stealthily roll into the break out ar...

November 22, 2016

A Recount of TEDxTauranga 2015: Think, Thrive, Transform

A sold out crowd. 1010 lanyards collected. 1010 faces turned towards the big screen. We were ready for TEDxTauranga to begin.I found myself sitting next to one of last year’s speaker’s who was able to describe how charged the speakers will be feeling and how many weeks and months of polishing had gone into preparing the messages we were about to hear.Lead organiser Sheldon Nesdale introduced us to what we could expect to experience today; thoughts we may have never had, friends we would have...

July 26, 2015

Reactions to TEDxTauranga 2014

Below is a list of testimonials & reactions that we’ve collected over the last 5 weeks since TEDxTauranga (you can add your own to the comment section at the bottom).4 things for you to do next:Note the date for TEDxTauranga if you haven’t already: Saturday 25 July 2015Volunteer to join the 2015 teamBecome an event sponsor/partner (or let us know who we should talk to)Nominate a speaker for 2015I love talking about TEDxTauranga so pick up the phone anytime.Cheers,Sheldon Nesdale(07) 575 8799...

August 25, 2014

Audience Member Reactions to TEDxTauranga 2013

Here’s a collection of feedback about TEDxTauranga which was held on Tuesday 30 July 2013 (if you’ve got something to add, do so in the comments section below):“Participating in the first TEDx Tauranga was an honour. Being an avid online TED talk watcher, it had never occurred to me that I might have something TED-worthy to talk about. I love learning about new ideas and perspectives and so it was interesting to change my perspective on my own experience. I was definitely inspired and humb...

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