The Hine O Te Kura Youth Symposium schedule is now available.
The Hine O Te Kura Youth Symposium will be held on 20 June 2023, 9:30am - 1:00pm.
The schedule and presentations have been reviewed by a panel and the youth advisory group to ensure that it is age appropriate.
|9:30AM||Welcome||Arizona Leger + Special Guest, Tazuni!|
Lisa will kick off Hine O Te Kura, setting the landing space by exploring what periods are, what period equity is, who can be impacted, how common it is, where people can go to get support, and how people can support the cause for others.
|Lisa Maathuis, General Manager of Dignity NZ|
|10:40AM||Menstruation + Te Ao Māori |
Michele will explore ikura (periods) according to Te Ao Māori, breaking down barriers and reconnecting to our cycle. This will be an interactive session exploring traditional Māori views on ikura and how these are equally relevant in today's world.
|Michele Wilson (Tainui, Ngati Pāoa), CEO of AWWA|
Menstruation + Diversity & Inclusion
For females and people that menstruate, everyone experiences it differently. This may be due to gender, culture, religion, family dynamics, or even the length of time or flow of a period.
Sophie will explore how the dominant view of menstruation came to Aotearoa, share diverse stories of different perceptions and practices, give an introduction to gender inclusive menstruation language (and why it matters), as well as how to be a menstrual ally.
|Sophie Watson, Professional Development Facilitator at Education Outdoors New Zealand|
|11:30AM||Kai + Activities|
Menstruation + Sustainability
Clare will explore the types of products that are on the market and bring understanding to what is good for your body and good for the planet.
|Clare Morgan, CEO of Organic Initiative|
|12:20PM||Menstruation + Be Active & Well |
To celebrate the exciting opportunity Tāmaki Makaurau has to host the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022, Rugby World Cup 2021 and FIFA Women's World Cup 2023™, Sport New Zealand will be presenting a youth-led panel session with four incredible people that participate at varying levels of football, rugby, cricket, and basketball. The panel will be asked youth led questions on how to be active and well during any time of a menstrual cycle and how you can support others.
|Sport New Zealand|