Date: 30 October – 1 November 2022
Location: Central Auckland
The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the terrorist attack on Christchurch masjidain recommended that Government host an annual hui to build relationships and share understanding across Aotearoa New Zealand of countering violent extremism and terrorism.
He Whenua Taurikura Hui 2021, held in Christchurch in June 2021, was the first of these annual hui, with approximately 340 participants.
He Whenua Taurikura Hui 2022
This year, the focus of the hui will be on all-of-society approaches to whakahōtaetae – preventing terrorism and violent extremism in Aotearoa New Zealand.
This year attendees at the hui will be focused on those who have been involved in the development of this work, or who are actively working in the area of prevention of violent extremism. Invitations to attend will be sent during September.
The hui will cover a mix of interactive presentations and workshops, involving experts and those with lived experiences from communities, civil society, academia, business and government.
The programme for He Whenua Taurikura Hui 2022 will explore:
- The changing landscape of terrorism and violent extremism in New Zealand and what that means for prevention.
- Listening to diverse community experiences of hate and violence in New Zealand, and the strategies and tactics used to prevent it.
- Scenario-based and other participatory workshops on prevention approaches and challenges.
- Sharing the latest New Zealand-based approaches to preventing violent extremism.
Social aspects of the Hui will include a welcome reception on Sunday 30 October and a formal dinner on Monday 31 October.