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Friday 13 September 2019

8.30 Arrival and registration

9.15 Mihi whakatau

Welcome from Kiri Allan, Member of Parliament

Address from Hon Andrew Little, Minister of Justice

10.00 Morning tea

10.30 Delivering safe and effective justice transformation

– Lessons from the United States and the next steps for New Zealand

  • asha bandele, author and organiser (USA)
  • Hon Chester Borrows, Chairperson of Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora, the Safe and Effective Justice Advisory Group
  • Moana Jackson, Lawyer, teacher, writer

Panel discussion and moderated Q&A

12.30 Lunch and networking

1.30 Taking control of cannabis

– Lessons from the United States and what legal regulation could achieve in New Zealand

  • Deborah Small, Director, Break The Chains (USA)
  • Rt Hon Helen Clark, Patron of the Helen Clark Foundation, Commissioner, Global Commission on Drug Policy
  • Khylee Quince, Director of Māori and Pacific Advancement, AUT
  • Kali Mercier, Policy & Advocacy Manager, NZ Drug Foundation

Panel discussion and moderated Q&A

3.30 Final reflections

4.00 Close with afternoon tea




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