Ōhanga Āmiomio

Hei te 3 o Paengawhāwhā 2019 ka whakahaeretia e te Ellen MacArthur Foundation te Hui Taumata ki te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa tuatahi mō te ōhanga āmiomio.

On 3 April 2019 the Ellen MacArthur Foundation will host the world’s first circular economy Pacific Summit.

Ka whakarauika mai ki te hui ngā reo kōrero, ngā reo pakiwaitara ki te hōpara i te whakawhitinga o te ōhanga o te ao mai i te tauira o ēnei rā o te moumou, o te tango-hanga-porowhiu, ki te tauira e āmiomio tonu ai te hangaruatanga. Inā koa, ka pātai mātou me pēhea e whai mātauranga ai, e ārahina ai tātou e te mātauranga iwi taketake i a tātou ka takahi i te ara o te ōhanga āmiomio ki te ao.

The event will gather speakers and storytellers to explore the transition of the global economy, from today’s wasteful, take-make-dispose model, to one based on continual cycles of regeneration. In particular, we will ask how indigenous knowledge can inform and guide us in this radical shift towards a global circular economy.

Watch the highlights from the Ōhanga Āmiomio - Circular Economy Pacific Summit 2019

Ka arotahi te Hui Taumata ki te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa ki ētahi kaupapa e toru:

  • Te Mātauranga: He aha ngā ara hou ka taea te para ina tūtaki te ōhanga o te ao hou ki te tirohanga a ngā iwi taketake ki te ao?
  • Ngā Hanga: Me pēhea tātou e whakamahi ai i ngā āhuatanga kua pā me te ngākau auaha o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, e pīkau nei i ngā take matatini o te para kirihou, te take totoa, e kitea ana e te karu, ki te hoahoa i tētahi pūnaha pai ake e kore ai e noho para ai te kirihou?
  • Kupu Taurangi: E marara ana ngā iwi o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa ā-matawhenua nei, he rerekē anō ā-ahurea nei, engari koinei tonu ngā āhuatanga e whakakotahi ana i a rātou. Me pēhea e whakamahia ai e ngā kaihautū ēnei āhuatanga ka mahi ngātahi ai ki te whakatinana i tētahi whakakitenga mā te katoa mō tētahi ōhanga ka whai hua i roto i te wā?

The Pacific Summit will focus on three themes:

  • Mātauranga: What new approaches can we unlock when contemporary economics meets indigenous worldviews?
  • Materials: How can we use experience and inspiration from the Pacific, where the issue of plastics pollution is complex, urgent and visible, to design a better system in which plastics never become waste?
  • Manifestos: Pacific states are geographically dispersed and culturally diverse, yet these are the very features that unite them. How can leaders harness this unique role and take collective action towards a shared vision for an economy that works in the long term?

Ka tū te hui ki Te Puia i Rotorua, ka rumakina koe ki te mātauranga Māori me te haere tahi anō o te mātauranga ōhanga āmiomio. Ka rere i te hui rangi kotahi nei te mātauranga, te whakawhiti whakaaro, mai i te tūāpapa ki te hōhonutanga, e whakatītinahia ai ngā iwi o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa kia takahi i te moana ki te ōhanga āmiomio.

Hosted at Te Puia in Rotorua, you’ll be immersed in Māori tradition alongside leading circular economy knowledge. The one-day event will play host to insight and dialogue, ranging from the foundational to the in-depth, to inspire momentum within the Pacific towards a circular economy.

E waingōhia ana te Ellen MacArthur Foundation ki te whakahaere i te Hui Taumata 2019 ki Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa i runga i te haere kōtui ki te Manatū mō te Taiao me Scion. E tautokohia ana te Hui Taumata e te Nature Conservancy, e Tourism New Zealand, e te Sustainable Business Network, e Augusto, e te MacDiarmid Institute, e Callaghan Innovation, e Coca-Cola Oceania, me Fuji Xerox, e Arup me Sanford hoki.

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is proud to host the Pacific Summit 2019 in partnership with the New Zealand Ministry for the Environment and Scion. The Summit is supported by Principal Sponsor The Nature Conservancy, Tourism New Zealand, Sustainable Business Network, Augusto, The MacDiarmid Institute, Callaghan Innovation, Coca-Cola Oceania, and Fuji Xerox, and is backed by Arup and Sanford.

Agenda and confirmed speakers

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