In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.
Every TEDx event is given a theme, and in 2022 Kāpiti and Horowhenua will be embracing the theme emerge for its inaugural event.
The TEDxKāpiti event will include: Talks, Performances and a sumptuous morning tea and lunch provided by Tom Thumb.
With Emcee Matt Gifford - Ngāti Kahungunu, Tuhoe, Tongareva and a selection of local youth performers the event is set to be thought provoking, inspiring, engaging and challenging, and there will be plenty of opportunities to share your responses to the TEDTalks.
The speaker lineup has insight, inspiration, intrigue, and innovation, there’s something for anyone who’s open to new thinking and new perspectives – the kind of hearty sustenance that makes the world go around.
Introducing 2022's speakers:
AJ Crawshaw – on turning shared information into music
Monique Davidson – on how leadership isn’t necessarily about age or experience
Anthony, Caleb & Brendan Hazel – on how small deeds are complete rubbish
Nadine Anne Hura – on the dual crises of climate and mental health
Sharlene Maoate-Davis – on why we all have some sacred healing work to do, and how we can do it
Jack Penman – on realising it’s the different people who will make a difference in the world – and how we can support them
Amy Skipper – on why children should speak when spoken to
Tainui Stephens – on perceptions of truth, and how science and art are the foundations of new truths to ensure our survival
Philip Sue – on how learning can be anyone’s super power
Hohepa Thompson – on what it means to be a risk taker and a provocateur
Jared Tuoro – on why we need death in order to have a life
So, secure your seat today at Kāpiti's first EVER TEDx event!