FAQs

Q: WHO IS BEHIND VISIONWEEK?

 

Visionweek is a not for profit organisation. It is not affiliated with any political parties or Government controlled. Visionweek is made possible by the support of multiple partners, including Sustainable Business Council, Internet NZ, the Construction Sector Accord, EECA, Business New Zealand, the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, the Ministry for the Environment, Infrastructure New Zealand and ASN Media.

 

Q: CAN I BE ON A PANEL?

 

We’re afraid all panels are full. We encourage you to watch the panels and submit any thoughts or questions you may have on the forum (www.visionweek.co.nz/forum).

 

Q: CAN I BE ON THE TV PROGRAMME?

 

Yes! Simply record a short c. 30sec selfie video telling us your vision for New Zealand. We will be selecting a few to include throughout the week on the programme. Make sure to post to #visionweekNZ on social channels or email us directly at content@visionweek.co.nz 

 

Q: HOW CAN I BE INVOLVED IN VISIONWEEK?

 

There are multiple options, but maybe start by checking out our Get Involved page.

 

Q: HOW CAN I ASK A QUESTION ON THE FORUM?

 

Please feel free to use the general discussion forum to pose any questions you may have. Most of the other forums are operated by moderators posing the questions, but please feel free to contribute on any feeds that are appropriate to you.

 

Q: HOW CAN I WATCH VISIONWEEK?

 

Make sure that you’re signed up as a member (for free). Simply login in at the top right hand side of the page and go to the Content Hub to watch the Livestream. This starts at 1030 NZT on Monday 8 June and you can see the TV schedule on the homepage of the website.

 

Q: WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF VISIONWEEK?

 

Visionweek provides an opportunity to create a shared vision for New Zealand.  All New Zealanders invited to participate in week-long web summit, begins Monday, June 8th.

Visionweek is a week-long web summit designed to start and facilitate a national conversation around a vision for New Zealand.  The summit begins Monday June 8th with a daily programme released each day through the Visionweek website, along with panel discussions and interaction from viewers.  Visionweek is a free and inclusive opportunity for individuals, businesses, iwi and communities to share their vision for what the wellbeing of New Zealanders should look like in 5, 10 or 50 years. Speakers include Peter Beck, Frances Valintine, Tamati Kruger, Sir Peter Gluckman, Rob Campbell, Kate Boylan, Shamubeel Equab, Dr Rod Carr, Rachel Taulelei, Sir Stephen Tindall, Nicole Rosie, and Rod Drury, amongst others.

 

All New Zealanders are invited to share their thoughts, using the hashtag #visionweeknz, so that we can integrate as many viewpoints as possible into the final report.

 

Side events are being facilitated to support the core content stream, which you can see on the Event Calendar.