Annual dinner celebrates leadership
The Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development will host its annual Raupatu Memorial dinner later this month, to celebrate leadership.
are expecting 80 guests will attend the dinner, which remembers and reflects on
the history of the raupatu and post-settlement period with this year’s dinner
having a special focus on growing future leaders.
recognises the dedication and work of the late Sir Robert Mahuta, who was
integral to the raupatu negotiations which led to the establishment of the
College in the year 2000.
"This is the
fourth Raupatu Memorial dinner we’ve hosted since the College’s rededication in
2010, and each year we take the opportunity to acknowledge the history of
raupatu whilst celebrating the successes of Waikato-Tainui because of the
forward-thinking of tribal leaders like Sir Robert,” said Academic Director, Dr
speakers Rachel Wetere and Yvonne O’Brien are graduates of the Master of
Business Administration (MBA) programme delivered by the College in partnership
with Waikato University’s School of Management.
The pair was
part of the first intake of MBA students who graduated in November last year.
The Raupatu Memorial Dinner will be held at the College on January 31.