On 12 December 2014, annual Path to Well-Being Conference, sponsored by Rangitikei District Council and Whanganui Community Foundation, will take place at the Bulls Town Hall.
The theme for this year’s conference is regional development and community regeneration with a great line up of nationally and internationally renowned keynote speakers including:
- Pahia Turia; Chairperson of Te Runanga o Ngati Apa and of the Te Hou Board which recently purchased Flock House Farm
- Shamubeel Eaqub; Principal Economist of NZIER and author of Growing Apart – Regional Prosperity in New Zealand
- David Engwicht; Director of Creative Communities and urban design expert with experience locally of developing the town centre plans in Bulls, Marton, Taihape and Hunterville
Workshops will be held with our keynote speakers to enable a full exchange of ideas and to identify some next steps for the year ahead. The day will wrap up with a panel discussion chaired by Ian McKelvie MP and comprising:
- HWTM Andy Watson
- Annette Kendall
- David Engwicht
- Pahia Turia
- Richard Coxon
- Robert Gunn
- Shamubeel Eaqub
Award winning comedian Michele A’Court is MC for the day to make sure the programme runs smoothly and delegates remain focussed on the important things (for example , when the breaks are scheduled). Lunch will be provided through a meal ticket to cash in at any of the many wonderful local food outlets in Bulls.
The Programme and Registration Form for this year’s conference are available here: