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2020 Line-up – more coming soon

Pania Newton 

Lawyer Pania Newton (Waikato, Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Maniapoto) is the public face of the campaign and subsequent land reclamation to protect land at Ihumātao. She will be returning to Ōtaki Summer Camp to talk about how she and other leaders of the campaign have made it into a major national issue. 

Sophie Handford 

Sophie Handford, national coordinator of School Strike 4 Climate will be at the camp to talk about how they did it and what is coming next. 

Tina Ngata 

Tina Ngata (Ngāti Porou) is an advocate for sustainability and indigenous rights, a researcher, teacher, activist and writer (thenonplasticmaori). Tina will be speaking at Ōtaki Summer Camp about decolonisation.

2020 entertainment – more coming soon


WAI.TAI is a Maori-World Fusion band with unique, contemporary and original music from right here in Aotearoa. The band merges it with music from all over the world and seamlessly infuses it with Te Reo Maori language. The results can be in one moment contemplative, and the next upbeat with driving rhythms. WAI.TAI is into conscientious, environmental and social advocacy from an indigenous perspective and loves to share with diverse-friendly audiences because “we want to spread the good stuff everywhere!”