We are bringing together Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori and Sustainability Week for 2019!

Join us as we celebrate Papatūānuku (Mother Earth) and te wiki o te reo Māori (Māori Language Week), check out the line-up of events below and RSVP to our Facebook event to stay up to date.


What’s on:


Rāhina | Monday - 09

Pōwhiri, welcoming Te Ao Marama, Wiki o Te Reo Māori
Led by Ngāi Tauira - VUW Māori Students’ Association
11am-12pm, The Hub

Mend it don't spend it! Mending & upcycling workshop by OpSoc Vic
2pm-6pm, The Bubble (Student Union Building, Kelburn)
Gold coin entry for non-members, more info here



Rātū | Tuesday - 10

Te Aro Sustainable Market
Does the world of sustainable living all seem a bit overwhelming? We are bringing you a market full of wonderful local and sustainable companies to make this all a little easier. Don't forget your reusable jars, bags and keep cups!
11am-3pm, The Atrium

The Future of Sustainable Building?
Come along to join in the discussion about our future in the building industry. What does this industry look like in 10 years? What is your part in it? We have some brilliant minds from in the field who will be sharing their views.
5.30pm - 6.30pm
The Atrium, Te Aro

What does Kaitiakitanga mean to you?

Interactive art exhibition by Generation Zero at Vic
A late afternoon affair to artistically express your feelings on environmentalism filled with kai, creativity, and kōrero.
5pm - 7pm, The Hub

Sustainability Pub Quiz with Vic Roots & Shoots
Sign up your team at https://forms.gle/y4go91tNbGiQkVKc6 or at the door.
5.30pm-7.30pm, The Hunter Lounge



Rāapa | Wednesday - 11

Toitū te Ao Expo
Check out sustainable, local or Māori-led businesses right here on campus!
10am-3pm, The Hub

Waste Station Management & Waste Audit
9am-5pm, The Hub

Know Your Food - Know Your Impact
A panel discussion with guests speaking about their experiences with eating sustainably and plant-based diets.
Hosted by VegVUW & Victoria Development Society
3pm-5pm, KKLT301 Kelburn Campus



Rāpare | Thursday - 12

Wellington Climate Change Emergency: What's Next?
A discussion about how our city can become zero-carbon, liveable and equitable. Hosted by Generation Zero at Vic
5.30pm-7pm, HULT220



Rāmere | Friday - 13

Plastic Diet at Vic Bottle Drive
The Bottle Drive is back and better than ever, and this time we have $400 to give away! Get 20c for every bottle (plastics 1-2, cans and glass) you bring to us. First come, first paid!
11am-2pm, The Hub