Social Programme   Wednesday 23 November 2011 15.00 - 18.00 Opening Powhiri - Te Wharewaka o Poneke - Opened on 6 February 2011 Te Raukura/Te Wharewaka o Poneke is a brand new, purpose-built centre in the heart of Wellington’s prestigious waterfront. A unique mix of traditional with a contemporary context. The programme for the Opening Powhiri is as follows: 15.00 - Guests arrive at Te Wharewaka at front of the building 15.30 - Haka Powhiri starts 16.00 - Powhiri ends 16.15 - Hangi Buffet Meal 18.00 - Function Ends Thursday 24th November 2011 18.00 - 22.00 A Cultural Evening at Te Kainga - Pipitea Marae ‘home away from home’ This evening has been organised to give delegates the opportunity to learn about Maori culture and tradition through the participation in some fantastic workshops.  Tickets to attend can be booked through the registration form.  Transport will be provided from the Amora Hotel to take you to the Pipitea Marae. 18.00 - Welcome from Mana Whenua and Korero on Pipitea Marae and surrounding areas of significance to the Iwi by Mana Whenua 19.00 - 20.30 Delegates get to rotate round the following workshops: Poi making (Ngati Poneke)   Waiata (Ngati Poneke)     Haka demo/participation (Ngati Poneke)   Kai Demo - Demonstration will include Korero around Maori fishing and customary rights, best practices around preparation and cooking Kai Moana. Tasting for all participants at the end of the session. 20.30 -  The Kai team will serve out the tasting plates from their cooking session to all guests 20.50 - Show/performance lead by Ngati Poneke Young Maori Club 21.00 - 21.30 -  Mass performance by Ngati Poneke Club 10.00pm Finish Thursday 24th November 2011 20.00 - 21.30 Film Screening ‘Face to Face’ at the Amora Hotel Australian Director Michael Rymer’s new movie Face to Face is based on David Williamson’s Multi-award winning play of the same name. []. Face to Face dramatises the process of Community Conferencing. A diverse group of Australians meet in Conference to explore guilt and responsibility and decide the fate of a violent young man. The stellar ensemble cast of Face to Face includes Vince Colosimo, Sigrid Thornton and Luke Ford. Tickets for the film screening costs $15.00 per person.  Tickets to attend can be booked through the conference registration form. Friday 25 November 2011 19.00 - Midnight Conference Dinner – Amora Hotel The Conference Dinner is the social highlight of the conference. This dinner will talk place on Friday evening in the Amora Hotel. A three course meal and drinks will be served followed by entertainment. Ticket price: $75 per person.