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TEDxAuckland ready to inspire again this August

30 May 13

Following last year’s sell-out event, TEDxAuckland is returning this August.

Taking place on Saturday August 3, TEDxAuckland is bringing together some of the country’s most interesting minds for a full day of stimulating talks, discussions and learning.

The event will inspire and provoke thought by exposing attendees to a selection of world-changing ideas coming from New Zealand’s top designers, artists, scientists and technologists.

Organised by Elliott Blade, TEDxAuckland aims to build on the momentum of last year’s event and further strengthen the relationship between New Zealanders and the TEDx platform.

“New Zealand has a high TED saturation, which is something we should be incredibly proud of," he says.

"This year’s TEDxAuckland will present a diverse mix of familiar and emerging Kiwi thinkers who are sure to ignite some great action and conversation.

"New Zealand is a country founded upon ingenuity, innovation and courage, and it’s time that we celebrate our many talents."

Speakers in this year’s line-up include chef and award-winning author Robert Oliver; Mayor of Otorohanga and motorcycle enthusiast Dale Williams; and educator, entrepreneur and founder of the Hika programs Sophie Tauwehe Tamati.

Taking place in the Aotea Centre, the session will hold a wide range of speakers are set to take part in the full day event with a complete speaker line up announced in July.

Tickets will be available for purchase from Tuesday June 4 from The Edge for $70-90 + booking fee.

For more information about this year’s speakers and all other updates visit http://www.tedxauckland.com/

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