GREAT MINDS DON'T THINK ALIKE

When you listen, watch or meet someone who thinks differently to you, do you stick to your beliefs and ideas or do you open your mind? We explore this theme in TEDxTauranga 2013

TEDxTauranga 2013

  • When?: Saturday 30 July 2013
  • Where?: ASB Arena Suites, Mount Maunganui
  • What?: 4 live speakers on stage + official TED videos + glorious food, for a sold-out audience of 100 people

WATCH THE TALKS

DEAN PARCHOMCHUK + CHARLOTTE YATES

DEAN PARCHOMCHUK + CHARLOTTE YATES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQo7R04RS6Q

Talk Title: 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

PETER BLAKEWAY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WV9i1cjz9-o

Talk Title: 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

TOMMY KAPAI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kG4k4dw7Vss

Talk Title: 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

NIK GREGG

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq5tf4RfeQQ

Talk Title: 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

SHELDON NESDALE

Your emcee for the evening was Sheldon Nesdale, the licence holder for TEDxTauranga.

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SPONSORS OF TEDxTauranga 2013

We’re very pleased to be partnered with the following organisations for TEDxTauranga 2013.

PLATINUM SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

PARTNER WITH US

Sponsors of TEDxTauranga are innovative, leading organisations which are seen as forward-thinking organisations. If your organisation is dynamic with a community focus, we’d love to hear from you.

THANK YOU

FROM THE ARCHIVES

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...

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All 6 Videos from TEDxTauranga 2013

Did you miss out on TEDxTauranga, 30 July 2013? Did you attend, but want to relive the evening? Then I have great news for you because here are the videos of each of the 6 speakers on the night: (See this playlist on YouTube) Speaker #1: Dean Parchomchuk &...

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TEDxTauranga 2013: How last night went

Just a quick note to let you know how it went last night. I was the emcee for the event and I started the night with 5 promises (and at the end of the night I checked with the audience if I had kept them): You will hear new ideas [achieved!] You will meet new...

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