Talanoa HUBBS captures the exchange between Pacific communities and leaders, practitioners and academics. Below features experiences and reflections from some of these events.
August 2020: Covid 19 has brought New Zealand and countries around the world to its knees. Pasifika communities in South Auckland have heart, love, and selflessness in helping one another with what little they have to share.
May 2020: In New Zealand we have now lived through almost two months of unprecedented times and our daily routines and norms have changed drastically from what it was like before we moved into this uncertain season...Our time has come to create impact within our communities. The season of courage is here.
Tonga 2017: In partnership with Tupu’anga Coffee NIUPATCH were hosting a Talanoa HUBBS at the Tupu’anga Coffee Factory. This was the second of what has become an annual event in Tonga. What is being done to protect these islands and the people living here? This is what we were in Tonga to discuss.
Wellington 2017: The Emergency Management Summer Institute is a course about a week long, which covers an array of topics all to do with emergency management and preparedness. Guest speakers shared their expertise on their specific roles in emergency management, often using examples from disasters around the world and in New Zealand.