Do you want to make a difference? Are you passionate about sustainability? Want to learn how to implement and snowball regenerative practice? We do too!
Which is why we’re getting behind the Wao Summit 2022 - a six-day event aimed to educate, inspire and showcase tangible ways we can all make our difference for the good of the planet!
This summit is a special one (being the fifth year running) and a chance to reconnect in person post-pandemic. It is highlighting how we can create sustainable food systems, change the way we get around and foster a stronger sense of community.
Still with us? Great. Turn your sideline interest into real-time action and get an online ticket for just $35, giving you access to four Rethink Kōrero/Conversations and four Impact Sessions during the week of the Summit 25 - 30 October 2022, and for up to 1 month after. Follow this link to purchase an Online Wao Summit ticket.
Wednesday 19 Oct // 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Paul Hawken, best-selling author, will speak to the challenges we as humanity face as well as going beyond net zero, giving back more than we take, and putting life at the centre of every action and decision.
Tuesday 25 Oct // 5:30-7:30pm
Damon Gameau, internationally renowned director, writer and producer of award-winning films presents a discussion that explores how we can unlock creative solutions to our current climate crisis from the ground up and turn ideas into reality.
Tuesday 25 Oct - Queenstown // Friday 28 Oct - Wānaka // 5:30 - 7:30pm
Hear about food resilience through multiple lenses, from the rise of localism, to Aotearoa's place in the global food system, to what we can learn from matauranga Māori.
Wednesday 26 Oct - Wānaka // Friday 28 Oct - Queenstown // 5:30 - 7:30pm
Infinite growth on a planet with finite resources was always geared up to hit the wall at some point. But where to next?
Tuesday 25 Oct // 10:00 - 11:00am
An open lecture on how greenhouse gas emissions in the agriculture sector, the emissions trading scheme and the current understanding of the land sector emissions levy and removals in the latest He Waka Eke Noa report.
Wednesday 25 Oct // 12:30 - 1:30pm
So can we really consume seafood sustainably? Marine scientist Veronica Rotman addresses claims made by the recent film ‘Seaspiracy' In a NZ context, and explores the state of our own oceans and how to consume kaimoana with care.
Thursday 27 Oct // 12:30 - 2:00pm
Carbon neutral, climate neutral, carbon zero, climate positive, carbon reduce. What do they even mean and do semantics really matter?
Friday 28 Oct // 12:30 - 1:30pm
Jacqueline Cheyne, Board Member of the XRB and chair of the Project Steering Group for climate risk reporting will discuss the proposed NZ Climate Related Disclosures regime for Climate Reporting Entities.