Christchurch Convention - May 2012


2012 Changemakers Christchurch Convention
The Geo-dome, Hagley Park, Christchurch
10am - 6pm, Friday 4th May 2012

Over 100 people of all ages participated in this day of inspiring, entertaining and thought provoking presentations from leading changemakers from around New Zealand. The day included great talks, films, and live performances from some of New Zealand's leading social entrepreneurs. 

Keynote Speakers
Robin Allison - Earthsong Eco Neighbourhood
Will Watterson - Global Poverty Project
Malcolm Cameron - Malcam Social Enterprise
Vi Cotteral - Trade Aid Founder

Short Talks
Charlotte Squire, Happyzine & the power of positive media
Jill Hayhurst, the science of happiness
Neill Ballantyne, SCMA - Religion & sexuality
Unlimited Paenga Tawhiti & the Kiwi Project
Simon Williams, Wanaka Wastebusters - Unpacking waste
Ben Dowdle, Campaigning for palm oil labelling
Corallie Winn, Gapfiller Project & creative recreating
Chelsea Robinson, Generation Zero
Sam Rye, Buckybox & the future of food security
Ella Sorryl, White Elephant Trust
Netta Egoz, Otautahi Youth Council
Jade Temepara, Hand over a Hundy & homegrown kai
Dr Sue Jarvis, Lincoln Envirotown Trust
Hai Sue Kang, P3 Foundation


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