Tahatū Rangi symposium - 2016 evaluation report

Publication date: 9 December 2016

Platform and Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui hosted a two day symposium in Wellington from 20-21 October 2016 named Tahatū Rangi.

Tahatū Rangi is a poetic term for the horizon; it is the meeting place of sky and earth or sky and sea. It represents potentiality. What lies beyond? What could there be? Tahatū Rangi was an even that brought leaders from across the mental health, addiction and related sectors came together for the second time to collectively re-imagine the mental health and addiction landscape and how the future system might be co-created.

The programme had two main focuses important to realising a collective vision – collaboration and co-design. They were designed to inspire, engage and activate people by inviting them to talk freely and share ideas, insights and experience to make change in creative ways.