Wānanga 2024

Thursday October 31 - Friday November 1, 2024


Nau mai haere mai ki te roopu Manaiakalani

Greetings and welcome to the 9th 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


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Information for 2024 Wānanga coming in Term 1 2024

Details below are from the 2023 Wānanga

Wānanga Resources

A number of different sessions will take place across the two days. Session slides will be available to make sure the learning is rewindable! 

Cluster specific resources are also available by clicking below.

Keynote Presentation

Wānanga 2023

Cluster Breakout Rooms

Your cluster will have the opportunity to spend significant time together, sharing ideas and planning for 2024. 

Please click below to find your allocated room. The venue is clearly signposted.

Dinner Information

Waipuna Hotel

Pre-dinners drinks from 5:00 pm

Buffet Dinner onsite 6:30 pm

Dinner reservation essential 

Payments to confirm reservation by Friday October 21

Accomodation Options

The options available have increased significantly as hotels and motels have moved away from MIQ and back into hospitality.

Should you choose to stay  in the Waipuna Hotel, MET has negotiated a room rate of  $160.  You will need to book directly with the hotel and use the code: (TBA)

Email: res@waipunahotel.co.nz  

Ph: 0800 924 786

Wānanga Venue

Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre

Manaiakalani Education Trust is hosting this event for the principals of the wider Manaiakalani Network on Friday October 28th, free of charge.

Registrations are essential

Check out our flyer for more info

Invitation Manaiakalani Principals’ Wānanga 2023