Speaker: Jonathan Tautari

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About Jonathan

Jonathan Tautari (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine and Ngāti Manaia) is currently a senior advisor, disability lead for Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission. Jonathan has worked in the health and disability sector for over 18 years, holding senior advisory and policy management positions. He has also worked in communities across Northland and Auckland working alongside tāngata whaikaha Māori and their whānau to share their collective experiences, voices, and stories.

Jonathan's presentation titled "Raranga – a Metaphor for Partnership" draws upon the art of raranga (weaving) to illustrate the importance of effective collaboration. By weaving together the community's experiences, knowledge, voices, and stories, shedding light on the transformative power of partnership.

Prepare to gain valuable insights and a renewed sense of purpose as Jonathan guides us through the profound connections between weaving and effective collaboration.