TEDxTauranga NEWS

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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...

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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...

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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=EGwoGNogrsE Matt Watkins -...

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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...

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Akash Dutta – TEDxTauranga 2021 Entertainment

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...

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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...

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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 sound like him. His family’s early toil as market gardeners was profitable in a...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Dr. Sandra Clair – TEDxTauranga 2021 Speaker

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...

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

Written by: Claire Piper Another 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...

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