“New paths are being built, new eyes are being opened and new connections are anchoring me in a way I had never considered prior to taking the leap into this vaka with these amazing contemporaries and all of our ancestors,” reflects RAYMOND SAGAPOLUTELE on the first retreat of The Mana Moana Experience.Read More
We hold events for our alumni, friends, and the general public for people to connect with the important conversations in leadership.
Subject matter experts and prominent New Zealand leaders share their knowledge and engage with the audience, sparking new ideas and innovation as minds from different backgrounds converge and focus their energy on a salient issue or theme.
"This is such a deepening of spirit. We have shared tears, laughter and hugs. We have been digging for that deep essence of our leadership being." The first retreat of The Mana Moana Experience ignited a special fire inside for DR. CHERIE CHU.Read More
SUSANA LEI’ATAUA shared the stage with TAPU TUISUGA to deliver the Graduands’ Speech on behalf of the Class of 2018 - Mana Moana Experience.Read More
We arrive into a shared space. Sit in front of invisible pou, bright morning sunlight memorializing silhouetted edges of a fale. Lounge furniture is backed up against the walls of a rectangle living room. Ula-draped photos of family, sports teams, choirs, da Vinci’s The Last Supper, white net curtains blowing across open windows. Every place we have ever sat in this way, is also here. Va tagata.Read More
A homecoming, an uncomfortable situation and an inspiring theme. Nora Swann shares her journey of Retreat Four of the Mana Moana Experience.Read More
Therese shares a poem, reflecting on Session Two of Mana Moana, centred on the theme of Moana. Read more here.Read More
Iani reflects on his journey so far and looks out to see the interplay of the past and the future, the ancestors and his path.Read More