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  -  Education   -  Celebration of 50 Years of New Zealand and Chilean Embassies
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A focus on education, government, and people-to-people links

This event explores the links that have grown between Aotearoa New Zealand and Chile since the establishment of embassies in each other’s capitals in 1972. This event is hosted by Hon Chris Hipkins, Minister of Education, and supported by Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao and the Latin America New Zealand Business Council.

Current programme

Welcomes

• Professor Jennifer Windsor, Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington
• Dr Matthew O’Meagher, Latin America CAPE
• His Excellency Ignacio Llanos, Ambassador of Chile to New Zealand
• Her Excellency, Linda Te Puni, New Zealand Ambassador to Chile
• Grant McPherson, Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao

Keynote

• Hon Chris Hipkins, Minister of Education

Diplomatic and academic collaborations

Government initiatives
• Rt Hon Helen Clark, former Prime Minister and former UNDP Administrator
• Hon Chris Finlayson KC, former Attorney-General and former Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations
• Dr Alan Bollard, CAPEs Advisory Board
• Vangelis Vitalis, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
• Javiera Visedo, Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao

Research connections
• Dr Bronwen Kelly, Universities New Zealand
• Associate Professor Walescka Pino-Ojeda, University of Auckland
• Professor Kerry Taylor, Massey University
• Dr Moira Fortin, University of Otago
• Professor Hugh Bigsby, Lincoln University
• Dr Claudio Aguayo, Auckland University of Technology
• Professor Joe Zuccarrello, Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington
• Associate Professor Chris Lusk, Univerity of Waikato
• Dr Gabriela Roldan, University of Canterbury

People-to-people links

Educational exchanges
• Lisa Futschek, Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao
• Javiera Visedo, Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao
• Associate Professor Chris Moy, University of Otago
• Natalie Lulia, University of Waikato
• Carolina Cuellar, La Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez
• Rosa Guevara, Northcote College
• Alex Huffadine, Thrive Consulting
• Nikita Kent, LANZBC Young Professionals Network member/PMSLA Scholarship recipient
• Geoff Wood, Rosmini College

Chilean Kiwi experiences
• Craig Nicholson, Latin America CAPE
• Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, actor, writer, comedian
• María José Álvarez, WNT Ventures
• Nicolás Reyes Cortés, Hola Latino, Plains FM
• Maribel Márquez, Latin Collective and Scots College
• Esteban Espinoza, Aotearoa Latin American Community
• Sara Reyes, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
• Javiera Otero Carreón, Winds of Change

 

Performances

• Launch of Irisado, Latin America CAPE Musicality Programme
• Amila, Singer/Songwriter

Concluding remarks

• Sarah Lee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
• James Dixon, Latin America New Zealand Business Council
• Professor Warwick Murray, Victoria University of Wellington
• Ana Azevedo, Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao
• Freddy Ernst, Ministry of Education

Drinks and networking

Please note: Attendance at this event is by invitation only

To receive an invitation please contact [email protected]

12:30 - 6:30 pm NZDT
Friday, 7 October 2022
Grand Hall, Parliament Buildings