5. Keep on Engaging: Keeping Culture Changing Lives

June 11, 2020

Keep on Engaging: #changinglives #keepingculture

This webinar, recorded 21 May 2020, provided practical information about engaging with integrity in Aotearoa and, understanding and engaging with Aboriginal and Indigenous culture and community.

The panel shared insights and learnings to help break down the barriers to better engage with Aboriginal & Māori communities.


Cain Slater - Kari Foundation - Connecting & Supporting Business and Individuals to be Champions of Change.

Cain will be presenting on Understanding and Engaging with Aboriginal and Indigenous culture and community.

Cain is also a keynote and inspirational speaker about Indigenous Australia, Employment, Participation and Inclusion to break down the barriers and stereotypes of Aboriginal Australia. He has had a successful career in leadership roles at the National Basketball League, Souths Cares (South Sydney Rabbitohs), National Indigenous Culinary Institute and at the William Angliss Institute of TAFE.

Christine Ammunson

Christine will be presenting on Engaging with integrity in Aotearoa.

From starting out as the Māori Affairs Reporter for the The Evening Post newspaper last millennium, since then Christine’s roles have included Press Secretary to the Minister for Pacific Island Affairs, Communications Strategist for the NZ Human Rights Commission, Speechwriter for the Minister of Māori Affairs, Global Lead Strategic Communications for Aurecon and now Director of Promotions and Partnerships for New Zealand’s Māori Language Commission.

Moderated by Kylie Cochrane: Director - IAP2 Australasia; Chair - IAP2 International and Managing Principal, Communication & Stakeholder Engagement – Australia and New Zealand, Aurecon

Please note: In some parts of this recording, the sound quality is a little muffled, due to less than optimal presenter internet connection. We apologise and thank you for your understanding.

IAP2 Australasia

Leading the national conversation on authentic community and stakeholder engagement.

IAP2 Australasia is proud to be recognised as an affiliate of the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2).

We are a member association incorporating individuals, governments, institutions and other entities that affect the public interest throughout the world.

As a not-for-profit organisation, our aim is to advance the education of the community by teaching and communicating the principles of public participation and how to achieve effective community and stakeholder engagement.

Find out more about IAP2 Australasia, including training, membership, events and other resources, visit https://iap2.org.au/