Speakers

MC

Mary Lambie Day One MC
At the beginning of 1997 Mary won the coveted role of host of TV One’s Good Morning programme. In 2000/ 2001, she presented the popular “Money Doctor” show. Mary returned to Newstalk ZB in 2003 as Leighton Smith’s fill in, as well as continuing to host the Good Morning show until early 2004. Mary stepped down from Good Morning to focus on her very young family ( Grace DOB 2002, twins Jack and Elizabeth DOB 2004). Her husband is Radio New Zealand's The Panel host Jim Mora.
Mary owned and operated a number of Subway franchises between 2007 - 2015 to get her grounding in business financial systems, processes and management.
Mary is regularly called on as a panellist for Radio Live, Newstalk ZB, TVNZ Breakfast, The Project and AM Show.









Brian Sagala
Day Two MC
As a public speaker with over 20 years’ experience, Brian can interact well with an audience, through humour, life experiences and relevant reflections. Brian currently hosts the breakfast radio show with Pacific Media Network.

Speakers


Dr Isaac Warbrick
Dr Isaac Warbrick (Ngāti Te Ata, Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngā Puhi) is an Exercise Physiologist, Māori Health Researcher, and director of Taupua Waiora Centre for Māori Health Research at AUT. His research explores the application of Māori knowledge and whakapapa within contemporary health settings, and the value of cultural reconnection for health. He is currently involved in a project around the maramataka, a Māori lunar calendar based on hundreds of years of observation and science, and its role as a guide for balanced eating, physical activity, and lifestyle management.


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Jeni Pearse MNZM
Jeni Pearce, one of New Zealand’s leading health and sports dietitian’s and performance nutritionists, works at High Performance Sport NZ leading the Performance Nutrition team and works many organisations including Athletics NZ & Canoe racing. Jeni has been a participant at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) medical commission consensus meeting for Sports Nutrition and has authored 3 titles on sports nutrition and health, co-authored research articles and book chapters, and continues to lecture in University nutrition programmes, present at conferences in NZ and off shore, and has been a regular media commentator in nutrition and sports nutrition issues. Jeni presents two sessions as part of the IOC Sports Diploma in Sports Nutrition (with the 2018 title translated into Spanish for global reach). She is excited to be working in a team sport and looking forward to integrating into the Women’s Hockey programme.













Associate Professor Susan Morton
Associate Professor Susan Morton is the Director of the Centre for Longitudinal Research at the University of Auckland. The cross-faculty, multi-disciplinary Centre is the home of the contemporary longitudinal study – Growing Up in New Zealand, which she has been the Principal Investigator of since its inception in 2005. Susan is a Public Health Physician and an expert in life course epidemiology, translational research and econometric modelling of life course outcomes.

Mark Curr
Mark Curr has spent his entire career helping others to build a lifelong love of sport and being active. Mark currently leads Hutt City Councils Active in the Hutt team- collectively they are responsible for 210,000 instances of physical activity per year across sport, active recreation and latterly, play.

Darren Davis
Darren works in the tricky nexus between place and movement. Put simply, there’s no point having place without movement to get there and no point having movement with no place to go. He has 25 years' experience in transport and land use as a lobbyist, planner, strategist, communicator and consultant, working on high level strategy and policy; influencing regional and central government; major transport and land-use projects; public transport planning as well as transit oriented developments. He is currently Stantec’s Lead Transport & Land Use Integration Specialist and a lead instructor in Simon Fraser University’s on-line Next Generation Transportation Certificate programme.













Claire Pascoe
Claire Pascoe is the Lead Advisor Urban Mobility at the New Zealand Transport Agency. In her current role, she provides technical expertise and leadership in relation to balancing the transport system, providing people with genuine options for getting around our towns and cities and making them healthier places to be. She was previously involved in developing and delivering the Urban Cycleways Programme and managing the national cycling culture change team.