2019 Conference – Waipuna Conference Centre 23 -25 September Auckland

Register today by clicking here, or visiting our conference website at http://www.cmnzl.co.nz/otnzwnaevents/home/ 

Tangata Whenua Hui

Manawanui Marae

Pt Chevalier, Auckland

20 – 22 September

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Funding available for first-year graduates to attend the conference

Attending the conference is a valuable opportunity for graduates to connect to their profession and future colleagues. With this in mind, the association is keen to enable more graduates to attend the conference. First year graduates are invited to apply for funding which will be gifted under a set of criteria administered by a funding committee. Click here to access the application form.



A big thank you to Omeo, our new premier sponsor for the 2019 Conference.

OE1 front right 35Omeo Technology (previously Ogo Technology)

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Conference Information: 


*please note important date changes: has been moved to 23-25 September.

Theme for 2019:

Tu mai e nga rangatira, tu mai hei mataariki, tu tei tirohanga mo te ao.
“Leaders: Stand, be seen & shine”

Our keynote speakers:

Professor Hinemoa Elder

Dr. Chontel Gibson

Marilyn Pattison

Our themes

Leading others / Te ārahi i te tangata kē

Leading practice / Te ārahi i ngā mahi tiaki

Leading research / Te ārahi rangahau

Leading innovation / Te ārahi auahatanga

Occupational therapists as leaders / Ngā kaiwhakaora ngangahau hei kaihautū

Leading in partnership / Te ārahi i roto i te mahi kōtui

Pathways to the present / Ngā ara o mua iho ki nāianei

Leaders leading leaders / Te kaihautū hei ārahi i te kaihautū

Leadership and equity / Te hautū me te ōritetanga

*please note, our early-bird conference prices will not be available after the end of June, so get in quick!

Thank you to our premium sponsors:

BE-SAFE, OTBNZ, Permobil, Omeo, Te Rau Ora, and Allied Medical Ltd.