SAVE THE DATE: Systems Change Symposium




A partnership between Healthy Families Wait?kere, Healthy Families South Auckland, Healthy Families Far North, Foundation North and Inspiring Communities. 

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This event will offer participants the chance to learn tools designed and tested by renowned international and national practitioners to enhance existing practices including:

  • Addressing persistent inequalities that affect M?ori and Pasifika communities 
  • Enabling community-led development
  • Harnessing innovation for disrupting existing systems 
  • Redistributing power and resources to enhance community health and wellbeing 

Participants will be taken through initiatives underway in Aotearoa where these tools are currently being successfully utilised, alongside exploring successes and challenges. 

Our intention is to bring people together who are working to apply design methods, systems thinking and collaborative approaches to systems change.

Whether you’re already on the journey or new to this kaupapa, come deepen your network, share your experiences and learn about how we might collectively become more effective at creating systems change across Aotearoa. 

Please share this invite with key staff and stakeholders that would also benefit from attending. 








Guest Speakers 


Liz Weaver, Co-CEO Tamarack & Strategic Lead

Liz is leading the Tamarack Learning Centre with a focus on advancing community change efforts by focusing on five strategic areas: collective impact, collaborative leadership, community engagement, community innovation and evaluating community impact.


Healthy Families NZ

Speakers to be confirmed. Healthy Families NZ is a large-scale prevention initiative that that brings community leadership together in a united effort for better health. The aim is to improve people’s health where they live, learn, work and play by taking a systems approach to the reduction of risk factors for major health loss and inequity.


Inspiring Communities 

Speakers to be confirmed. Inspiring Communities vision is for all communities in Aotearoa to flourish, with CLD specialists using their experience to connect, mentor, train and support people, organisations and communities to make their places even better to live, work, play and invest in. Inspiring Communities also focus on systems change to help make things easier for communities to work in locally-led ways.




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