Current events

Annual General Meeting, 26 November 2020, 7.30pm
Our annual general meeting will be held online. Members please look out for an email with the link and password and details of meetings in Auckland, Dunedin and Christchurch.

OraTaiao stand at RANZCP 2020 NZ Conference, Napier, 30 November - 2 December 2020
Look out for our stand at The Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists' conference. OraTaiao members will be available at the stand to answer questions on climate and health and about our work. The theme of the conference is: "A Climate for Change" -  Nga Tohu Huarere e panoni haere nei, he ao hurihuri. For more info on the conference see here.

Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Conference Aotearoa, Wellington, June 2021
From research and innovation to policy and implementation with keynote speaker Dr David Pencheon, former Director of NHS Sustainable Development Unit. See here for more information. 

Previous events

“Climate & Health Dialogue – for a healthy, resilient, zero-carbon recovery”, online, 9-10 November 2020
An international event, organised by Global Health & Climate Alliance with speakers from local and national governments, businesses, scientists and civil society highlighting the intersection between health and climate action across five priority areas: energy transition; zero carbon road transport; finance; nature; adaptation and resilience; as well as showcasing health leadership, progress and initiatives. See more here.

Webinar series: Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Aotearoa: A green, equitable and resilient post-COVID pathway for health and healthcare, June - October 2020 
This webinar series focuses on sustainable healthcare and climate health. Presenting the latest information, the 30-min programmes will air fortnightly on Tuesdays at 4pm, from June to October 2020. See here to find out more and to register.

OraTaiao 10 year celebration and strategy planning day, Auckland, 25 & 26 July 2020

Health for #CLIMATESTRIKE, Friday 27 September 2019, NZ and globally
OraTaiao members will be supporting striking students in centres around the country. See here for more information on joining an event near you. If you are working on 27 September see here for resources to share and actions you can take at work. 

Let's put health at the heart of the Zero Carbon Bill! Parliament steps, Wellington, 29 August 2019, 12.30-1.30pm
Support your colleagues submitting on the Zero Carbon Bill. Gathering on Parliament steps 12.30pm-1.30pm. Show up in your health professional attire and scrubs, with stethoscope and ask for Health at the heart of the Zero Carbon Bill! See more here and sign up on Facebook.

Sustainable healthcare forum, Wellington, 8 May 2019, 8am-5pm
Organised by the Sustainable Health Sector National Network, the overarching theme of the forum was ‘The Zero Carbon Bill and the implications for health and the healthcare sector’, with a focus on green buildings and sustainable procurement/supply chain. Download the programme here (PDF), and watch recordings and presentations here.