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Come and learn how to engage with youth and Pacific communities

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You are invited to join a conversation with Josiah Tualamali’i, a Christchurch Pacific youth leader, on Tuesday 26 November. Josiah received the Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award for Leadership and Inspiration in 2016 for his work with Pacific and youth communities in Ōtautahi (Christchurch) and across Aoteaora.

Josiah will share his inspirational insights on engagement with Pacific people and youth and outline his involvement in the 2018 Mental Health Inquiry.

Venue: Madison Recruitment Level 9, Cnr Customhouse Quay and Johnston St
Time and Date: 5:15pm, Tuesday 26 November

  • 5.15 - 5.45: Informal kōrero and refreshments
  • 5.45 - 6.30: Discussion and questions
  • 6.30 – 7.15pm: Informal korero
  • Free for all members on the Network database but you must enrol.

How to enrol

Log in to the Network’s database with your UserName and password, and select the seminar (your UserName is usually your email address).

You can update your details, including your UserName and password, in the My Details tab.

If you’re not on the Network database, register here Network’s database.

More about Josiah
He is past chair of the Pacific Youth Leadership and Transformation Trust, which assists Pacific young people and is a director on the board of Le Va, the Pacific Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Addictions lead.

In 2018, the Government appointed Josiah a panel member on the Government inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction as youth voice.  As part of this role he attended the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London. He also accompanied the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on a 2018 mission to Samoa, Niue, Tonga and the Cook Islands to represent New Zealand’s Pacific young people.