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2019 OVTRK Forum: Decision-making for the Wellbeing Budget

Wednesday, March 06, 2019   Posted in: Signatory Notice Board By: Administrator With tags: forum, meeting, wellbeing, economics

You are invited to the  2019 One Voice - Te Reo Kotahi (OVTRK) Forum on Decision-making for the Wellbeing Budget.

Date: Monday 1st April 2019.
Time: 7 to 9pm. Light refreshments provided from 7pm - thanks to koha from CCC. The forum will start promptly at 7.30pm.
Location: Environment Canterbury. Car park access off St Asaph Street.

New Zealand is about to implement its first Wellbeing Budget in May - leading the world.

Adie Gray will speak about the work being done by Statistics NZ. This work has links to the Treasury’s Living Standards Framework and the Canterbury DHB's Canterbury Wellbeing Index. Adie’s particular role in the project is as Māori Partnership and Design Lead, and is tasked with ensuring Te Ao Māori perspectives are not tokenistic and are meaningfully applied within the project. She will present for around 30 minutes on challenging tokenism toward decision-making for Wellbeing.

Participants will then break into the four wellbeings (social, environmental, cultural and economic) and workshop responses - including talk about who is at the table in deciding what wellbeing looks like. Adie will be available during the discussions.

We note that these developments are alongside the impending return of a primary purpose for local government to uphold the four wellbeings and hope there will be an update on this aspect by the time of the Forum.

Visit the One Voice - Te Reo Kotahi website for more information. You can also contact OVRTK by email (tsovoices[at]gmail.com).

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch