Wānanga Symposium Programme

Thursday 16 November

4:00pm Pōwhiri
6:15pm Dinner
7:30pm Keynote: Hon. Justice Sir Joe Williams

Friday 17 November, at the Copthorne

8-8:30am Morning Prayer with Bishop Kito
9am Keynote: Prof. Brian Stanley | Discourses of Civilisation, Race and Culture
Respondent: Prof. Tony Ballantyne
10:30am Morning Tea
11am Session 2: Christianity, Empire and Humanitarianism
Prof. Tony Ballantyne | Languages of Mission and Colonization
Prof. Zoe Laidlaw | Slavery & Humanitarianism in Antipodes
Respondent: Roshan Allpress
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Session 3 Options: Christian missions, the Māori world and Te Tiriti
Samuel Carpenter | Williams biography. Monty Soutar | Ngāti Porou & Christianity
Phillipa Wyatt | Humanitarianism. Ned Fletcher | Treaty in Imperial Context
Panel: "Missions then and now: The Start of the Kōrero". Panellists: Rosie Fyfe, Rebecca de Jong; global CMS partners
3:00pm Afternoon Tea
3:30pm Session 4 Options: Christianity, the NZ Wars, and Colonialism
Allan Davidson | Bishop Selwyn & NZ Wars. Māmari Stephens | Rāhui and Legal System
Prof. John Stenhouse | NZ Wars and Church. Assoc. Prof. Geoffrey Troughton | Challenges to Christian Peace
Panel: "Contemporary reflections on church, gospel and culture in te ao Māori". Panellists: Hana Seddon, Eugene Fuimaono, Dr. Hone te Rire, and Jordyn Rapana
5pm Free time
6:30pm Dinner
7:30pm Keynote: Bishop Kito - "Christian / Maori identity in the 21st Century"

Saturday 18 November, at the Copthorne

8-8:30am Morning Prayer with Bishop Kito
9am Session 1: Christianity, the New Zealand State, and Indigenous Futures
Prof. Michael Belgrave | Treaty in NZ context. Dominic O'Sullivan | Christianity, Te Tiriti and Justice Beyond the Bicultural State
Roshan Allpress| Nu Tireni in global contexts. Te Hira Paenga |Te Tiriti and Kapa Haka
Panel: "Reflections on Māori Anglicanism, Sir Apirana Ngata and the Price of Citizenship". Panellists: Rev. Pane Kawhia and Peter Lineham, with Monty Soutar
10:30am Morning Tea
11am Keynotes: Christianity, the Māori World, & Colonialism in Aotearoa NZ. Brad Haami | Colenso and Māori Christianity. Alistair Reese | Public Theology + te Tiriti
12:45pm Lunch
1:30pm Whakawātea