Principals' Wānanga 2024

Oct 31 - Nov 1


Principals and leaders connect, reflect and plan 

Evidence based inquiry to improve teaching practice for accelerated learning and engagement in a digital world.

 Nau mai haere mai ki te roopu Manaiakalani 

Greetings and welcome to the 10th annual Wānanga with Principals, Leaders and Partners from across our Manaiakalani Network, 

We sincerely hope this is a great time of learning as you join with your colleagues from around the country and look into what we have all been learning and experiencing together and take the opportunity to korero and plan for the future of your own local group.

We do look forward to seeing you all and trust you find this time together most rewarding and valuable.

Russell Burt

Manaiakalani Convenor

 The Details 


31st October - 1st November


Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre

Registration Fee: 

$200 pp

Wānanga Day 1:


Happy Hour 4:15pm

Wānanga Day 2:


Thursday Dinner: 

Waipuna Wellington's Restaurant, 6:30pm

Cost $59 pp

Booking essential

Pre-Event @ Google HQ:

Wednesday 30th October, 4:00pm-5:30pm

Booking essential, numbers limited

 Register Here 

 Dinner Information 

Waipuna Hotel

Pre-dinners drinks from 5:00 pm

Buffet Dinner onsite 6:30 pm

Numbers limited - pay on registration to secure your place. 

Payments to confirm reservation by Friday October 4

 Accommodation Options 

Should you choose to stay  in the Waipuna Hotel, MET has negotiated a room rate of $219.  

You will need to book directly with the hotel and use the code: MANA1024


Ph: 0800 924 786

 Wānanga Venue 

Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre

Manaiakalani Education Trust is hosting this 2 day event for the principals of the wider Manaiakalani Network on Thursday 31 October - Friday 1 November.

Registration Fee is $200

Payment deadline Friday October 4