EVENTS

CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITY

At TEDxTauranga, live speakers, video, and entertainers converge to spark deep discussion and connection in an intimate setting.

UPCOMING EVENTS

RE:ACTION

22 JUNE 2019

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Join us for another year of thought-provoking conversation.

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PAST EVENTS

PERSPECTIVE

7 OCTOBER 2017

Giants walk among us. We do not have to travel far to tap into the strength, compassion, and insight of our own community. 2017 taught us that connection must be practiced to stay alive, and at TEDxTauranga we welcome lessons from all walks of life.

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WHAT FITS YOUR FUTURE

20 AUGUST 2016

Technology. Sustainability. Ethics. Our 2016 speakers highlighted the role we, as consumers, play in setting the guidelines for ethical business. What decisions do we make on a daily basis? How do these choices impact our people and environment? Our response is an individual choice that will pave the way for generations to come.

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THINK, THRIVE, TRANSFORM

25 JULY 2015

We explored cultural identity, ecological issues, technological innovations, and welcomed Sir Ray Avery to shed light on good old Kiwi ingenuity. We were moved by incredible musical and artistic performances. Above all, we learned that people can connect with you better when you are staying true to your authentic self.

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GREAT MINDS DON'T THINK ALIKE

19 JULY 2014

We uncovered the motivations and emotions of Maori at Gallipoli, questioned whether modern lives are longer lives, contemplated bringing our enemies closer, and challenged our idea of a clean green New Zealand. We also talked gluten, mindfulness, pets, learning differently, and microbes.

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GREAT MINDS DON'T THINK ALIKE

30 JULY 2013

We bring solar power to an isolated community, question what is really in our food, talk compassionate business, and look to the humble washing machine to illustrate how machinery has changed the lives of generations before us, along with people living below the poverty line today. A local legend is doing the hard mahi to inspire our tamariki to unite and see their potential through the collaboration of education and entertainment.

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