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Generation Next is a not-for-profit social enterprise dedicated to enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of young people and their communities. Our seminars empower participants with the knowledge and skills to help our young people achieve and maintain their emotional, social, mental, and physical wellbeing.

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Auckland – 1 August

Auckland BrochureGeneration Next is proud to announce that we will be returning to Auckland in 2014!

The Mental Health & Wellbeing of Young People, Auckland 2014 will feature local and international experts in child mental health and wellbeing, showcasing the latest updates on key health, social, and educational issues.


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Friday 01 August, 2014 • 9.00am – 5.00pm

Group Discounts Available: Click here to register 3 or more or contact Generation Next New Zealand on 09 363 9697 for details.

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PO Box 796, Auckland 1010
P: 09 363 9697 | F: 09 363 9700



TOPIC Speaker
Doctor! I Can't Remember Who I Slept With - Binge Drinking, Promiscuity & Relationships Dr Albert Makary
Nurturing Children and Brain Development Judy Bailey
MORNING TEA & Resources Exhibition
What's Happening To Our Girls? Maggie Hamilton
Managing Tricky People Andrew Fuller
LUNCH – Optional drumming workshop [30min]
Drumming and Percussion for Wellbeing (Whole Audience) Tim Orgias and InRhythm
The Impact of Technology on the Developing Brain Assoc Prof Michael Nagel
If Not Facebook, Then What? Susan McLean
AFTERNOON TEA & Resources Exhibition
Mental Stillness Kabir Sattarshetty
The Importance of Connectedness for Wellbeing Marcus Akahuta-Brown

The above program is an indication of topics and speakers only and is not the final schedule. The program was correct at time of publication and is subject to change without notice.


Bruce Mason Centre, Corner Hurstmere Road & The Promenade, Takapuna Beach. 15 minutes drive from Auckland’s CBD and 35 minutes from Auckland International Airport

By bus

From Auckland’s CBD Albert Street ‘7075’ bus stop, take the Long Bay Bus, number 839, get off at 183 Hurstmere Rd (stop 3294) from here it is a 2 minute walk to the BMC. For bus information and timetables phone MAXX on +64 9 366 6400, or visit their website: www.maxx.co.nz.

By car

Take the Esmonde Road off ramp (exit 420) off the Northern Motorway State Highway 1. Follow signs for Takapuna/ Devonport. Turn left onto Barrys Point Road, then right onto Hurstmere Road. Turn left onto The Promenade, The Bruce Mason Centre is located on the corner of Hurstmere Roads and The Promenade. The closest car park to the Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna is the Killarney Street car park, operated by Wilson Parking. Please note that while the first two hours at the Kilarney Street car park are free, a pay and display ticket must be displayed.