THE LISTENING LOUNGE

Tangata whenua, e–bikes, drug safety, and medicinal marijuana: that's the scope of the 2017 Splore Listening Lounge hosted by Russell Brown.

The Listening Lounge runs from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Saturday morning at the Living Lounge stage.

Timetable

10:30 AM — KNOW WHERE YOU STAND

A korero about the history and post-settlement future of the two iwi associated with the Tapapakanga site of Splore, with Tipa Compain and others.

11:00 AM — EVERYTHING STARTS WITH AN E-BIKE

A look at the e-bike revolution and how it changes things, with Bike Auckland’s events manager Olivia Lynch, Cleve from Big Street Bikers and Auckland Transport Māori liaison manager Tipa Compain.

11:30 AM — DRUG–CHECKING, HARM REDUCTION, AND DODGING BULLETS

What’s out there, with Wendy Allison of Know Your Stuff and Ross Bell of the NZ Drug Foundation.

12:00 – 12:45 AM — WHERE TO NOW FOR MEDICINAL CANNABIS?

With Chloe Swarbrick MP, patient advocate Pearl Schomburg, Panapa Ehau (Hikurangi Ventures) and Ross Bell.