Event recording, timings and materials:
10:00-10:10: Opening karakia, Jo Brand
10:10-10:15: COVID recap, Mayor Glyn Lewers
10:15-10:30: Te Hau Toka overview, Chair Adell Cox
10:30-10:55: How social connectedness supports wellbeing, keynote Dr Sarb Johal
10:55-11:25: Why we’re stronger together, evaluator Dr Delwyn Goodrick
Date: Tuesday 2 May
Time: 10am – 1pm
Location: Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park, 28 Red Oaks Dr, Frankton
- Karakia by Te Hau Toka Executive Oversight Committee member Jo Brand
- Welcome and recap of the last three years by Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Glyn Lewers
- Overview of Te Hau Toka Southern Lakes Wellbeing Group and its role in supporting Southern Lakes communities to recover from the mental health impacts of Covid-19 by Te Hau Toka Chair Adell Cox.
- How social connectedness supports wellbeing - insights from keynote speaker and disaster management expert Dr Sarb Johal.
- Why we're stronger together - evidence-based findings from Dr Delwyn Goodrick about Te Hau Toka's co-designed plan with community, providers and experts; how the MBIE funding has helped to enable and amplify community-led initiatives; what we've learned; challenges and opportunities.
- Group discussions amongst the attendees to share lessons learned from the past three years and ideas on how we can continue to work together to prioritise mental wellbeing going forward.
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