Notice - Change of Date: KMA Biennial Hui Taumata 2021

The following information are for those who have registered for KMA Wellington Hui Taumata 2021.

Delayne Tutemahurangi

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Due to delays experienced with production of conference materials the decision was made to move our hui taumata. 


We are pleased to advise that with the assistance of the Copthorne Hotel, Oriental Bay, Wellington team we can confirm that the new dates for KMA Biennial Hui Taumata 2021 are:


Friday, 22nd October and Saturday 23rd October 2021.


  • Venue:  No change – Copthorne Hotel, Oriental Bay, Wellington. Nick, Lana and the rest of the team look forward to welcoming you.


  • Accommodation bookings:  Have been transferred to the new dates.  This including requests for additional days before and after conference.


  • Additional Costs:  There are none. 


  • Programme:  We are currently reconfirming the availability of our speakers and entertainers.  We will be able to provide an updated programme by Thursday, 30th September 2021.


  • Refund of Registration Fee:  We appreciate that the change in date may not suit some of our registrants.  If you or your whānau are no longer able to attend, we will fully reimburse your registration fee. 


Please email [email protected] or phone our freephone 0800 770 990 to speak with one of our team or leave your name contact phone number and we will call you back. 


  • New Registrations:   Registrations have closed. 


Change in COVID-19 Alert Levels


We are hoping that all of the country will be back to Alert Level 1 before 22nd October 2021.  Should new limits be introduced e.g. “Delta Alert Level 1” we will incorporate these into our plan.


If the country remains at “Delta Alert Level 2”, we will proceed in accordance with the new guidelines announced by the Government on Monday, 6th September 2021. Go to our website ( for more detail about the additional precautions. 


Should we go back Alert levels 3 or 4, we will postpone conference till Year 2022.


We will be working closely with Nick and his staff at the Copthorne Hotel, Wellington, to ensure you and your whānau have a safe, relaxing and enjoyable stay.




We will be providing regular updates on our Facebook ( and Website (


If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us Ph. 0800 770990 or email [email protected]


We look forward to seeing you on 22nd October 2021 in Wellington.


Be a doer! Karawhuia!


Ngā mihi nui

Chrissie Cowan

Chief Executive