A Rocha is co-hosting a conference in early 2016. Click on the poster for more information.
Friday January 8th, 2016
- NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2012 CHRISTIANITY AND THE ECOLOGICAL CRISIS: LAMENT, HOPE, ACTION. 5-7 OCTOBER 2012. St Johns in the city, Willis St. Wellington.
- May 30th to June 2nd 2008 – ‘Eden to Aotearoa: From Biblical Hope to Ecological Action’
A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand’s first national conference was held in Raglan during the Queen’s Birthday weekend, 2008, and aimed to “inspire and empower Christians to care for the earth.” Keynote speakers included Peter Harris (founder of A Rocha), Marie Connett-Porceddu (the current CEO), Anglican Archbishop David Moxon and Stephen Pattemore of the New Zealand Bible Society. The conference also featured practical workshops, panel discussions and educational field-trips, including tree planting, guided walks on Mt. Karioi, and visits to two of Raglan’s high profile environmental initiatives; the Xtreme Waste Recycling Center and Whaingaroa Harbour Care.