MONDAY 20 AUGUST | LAUNCH

BANQUET HALL, PARLIAMENT 

There is a launch function at Parliament, Wellington with invited guests, Ministers and media.

Time

Description

5.00PM

Doors open for guests to arrive.

6.00PM

OFFICIAL OPENING:

  • Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Minister of Justice, Hon Andrew Little

6.30PM

Refreshments

7.30PM

Hon Andrew Little closes.

TUESDAY 21 AUGUST | DAY 2

TE RAUPARAHA ARENA, PORIRUA

GUESTS TO ARRIVE at 8.20am for a prompt 8.30am start

Time

Description

8.20AM

Guest arrival

8.30AM

Haka Pōwhiri

9.30AM

MORNING TEA

10.00AM

Session 2: Orientation and Introduction

Our MCs, Marcus Akuhata-Brown & Alison Mau, will open the Summit and invite the Deputy Mayor, Porirua City and the Minister of Justice, Hon Andrew Little, to make some opening remarks and discuss the purpose of the Summit. Hon Kelvin Davis, Hon Stuart Nash and the Chair of the Independent Advisory Group, Hon Chester Borrows, will also make some opening remarks.

10:35AM

Session 3: Listening to Understand

Participants will discuss their own and each other’s unique perspectives.

11:00AM

Session 4: Listening to Lived Realities

Our MCs will invite Parliamentary Undersecretary to the Minister of Justice (Domestic and Sexual Violence), Jan Logie will open this session.  

Participants will move around three different areas to hear stories from people involved in the criminal justice system from different perspectives, and then have time to reflect and share. 

12.15PM

LUNCH

1.00PM

 

Session 5: Panel Discussion: Yesterday and Today

Our MCs will invite the Minister for Crown/Māori Relations and the Minister of Corrections, Hon Kelvin Davis, to open this session to discuss issues relating to Māori in the criminal justice system.

Participants will choose one of the following streams hosted by either:

  • The Minister for Crown/Māori Relations and the Minister of Corrections, Hon Kelvin Davis;
  • The Minister of Police, Hon Stuart Nash and the Police Commissioner, Mike Bush;
  • Chief Victims Advisor to Government, Dr Kim McGregor.

Each stream will involve a panel of community leaders, small group discussions and then a report back to the plenary.

3.30PM

AFTERNOON TEA

4.00PM

 

 

Session 6: Aspirations

Our MCs will invite Associate Minister of Justice and Courts, and Minister of Pacific Peoples, Hon William Aupito Sio, to open this session.  

Children’s Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, will talk about a wider vision for criminal justice, emphasising the need to address drivers of crime at the earliest possible stage, and highlighting that the real gains will be obtained by focussing on children and young people.

A few speakers from the community and international speakers will share their stories, with the session being closed by a message from the Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern.

5.10PM

Session 7: Closing perspective on the day

Our MCs will invite Ministers Little, Davis and Nash to reflect on the day and then close the hui.

 

WEDNESDAY 22 AUGUST | DAY 3

TE RAUPARAHA ARENA CENTRE, PORIRUA

GUESTS TO ARRIVE for an 8.30am start

Time

Description

8.30AM

Guest arrival for prompt 9am start

9.00AM

Session 8: Reflections from Day Two

Our MCs will welcome participants back to the Summit with a slideshow and reflections on what was covered on Day Two.

9.30AM

Session 9: Shift from Past to Future

The Minister of Justice, Hon Andrew Little, will reflect on how we can learn from the past to focus on the future.

9.45AM

Session 10: Now and Next

Our MCs will invite the Minister for Crown/Māori Relations and the Minister of Corrections, Hon Kelvin Davis to open this session with an overview of how short-term initiatives can make a difference.

Our MCs will invite the topics leads for the eight workshops to introduce their topic, so that participants can mull on what workshop they might attend over morning tea.

10:10AM

MORNING TEA

10:40AM

 

Session 10 continues: Now and Next

Participants will choose to attend one of 8 workshops:

  • Leading Change
  • Preventing Harm
  • Keeping People Safe in Communities
  • More Effective Sentencing
  • Supporting People in Prison, and their Families
  • Supporting Whānau
  • Improving Waiora
  • Tackling Bias

Each topic lead will make some opening remarks, followed by small group discussions and a report back to the plenary.

12.40PM

LUNCH

1.30PM

Session 11: Long Term Vision

Participants will work in groups on what our future criminal justice system might look like.

3.10PM

AFTERNOON TEA

3.40PM

Session 12: A Call to Action

Our MCs will interview a group of young people who will speak on their vision for the criminal justice system.

4.15PM

Closing of Summit 

Ngāti Toa closes the Summit.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Kai/Lunch and snacks will be served at regular intervals throughout each day.

We will keep this page updated as the programme for the Summit develops.

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