The Gathering of the 3000

To start a movement for change, The Gathering of the 3000 will inspire, equip, and connect thousands of Pacific men from the Wellington region to address the challenges Pacific communities face.


Where and When?

Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua

Friday 30th June 2017, 7pm –10pm

Saturday 1st July 2017, 9am –10:30pm

What will be happening?

Prominent speakers, compelling workshops and unparalleled opportunities to connect with Pacific men from the region. Don't miss the chance to be part of the first Gathering of its kind for our Pacific men.

Speakers include:

  • Hon. Alfred Ngaro, Minister for Pacific Peoples, Minister Community and Voluntary Sector, Associate Minister for Children, Associate Minister Social Housing
  • David Rutherford, Chief Commissioner, Human Rights Commission.
  • Kris Faafoi, MP for Mana

Workshop speakers include: 

  • David Tua, Getting Yourself Up After Being Knocked Out
  • Leo’o TJ Tautua & Tuioti Lapi Mariner, Follow Your Dreams and Dream Big
  • Chris Te’o and the Men of USO, The Uso Bike Ride
  • Ace Tiatia and the Men of the Village, Athletes Village
  • Mike Fits, From Bouncer, Broken to Blessed
  • Trainers sponsored by the Wellington Pacific Leaders’ Forum, Building Financial Capability: Managing Your Money, Before It Manages You
  • Zechariah Reuelu, Pacific Business Trust, Be The Entrepreneur
  • Rob Ngan-Woo, Managing Stress: Enraged To Engaged
  • Pastor Jonathan Su’a and the Men of Breakthrough, From Boys to Men
  • Pastor Taefu Heker Robertson and the Men of Destiny Wellington, Man Up
  • Pastor Ken Roach and the Men from Elim International Church Porirua, A Father’s Message to his Sons’ to help him cope in this messed up World
  • Pastor Andrew Perez and the Men from Epicentre, What is my Purpose and Calling as a Man


FREE REGISTRATIONS are now open for Pacific men to attend the Gathering on 30 Jun & 1 Jul 

Click here to register(external link)