There were several social highlights during the conference.
Wednesday, 27th June at 3pm - Welcome Luncheon held in the Wharekai at Waipapa Marae.
Thursday, 28th June at 5.30pm -"Celebration and launch of new Indigenous Development Journal and Research in Aotearoa, New Zealand". This launched MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship and new Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga research projects, and was held in the Wharekai at Waipapa Marae.
Friday 29th June at 6.30pm – Conference Dinner, Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland City.