Home Grown Healthcare - Kaitaia GP Saturday Market - 3rd November


Join us for the Northland Faculty spring symposium...

This year the Northland Faculty is pleased to present the annual spring symposium in Kaitaia at the amazing Te Ahu centre. Join fellow primary health care professionals from around Northland to learn from fellow colleagues and enjoy each others company.

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Time Speaker Topic
8:30 Registration and seating
9:00 Dr Norma Nehren Opening remarks
9:15 GP registrars Fun facts and daring data - audits in practice
9:30 Dr John Bradley Harrowing histories in medicine
9:45 Catch up time and questions
10:00 Dr. Pawan Sethi Tricky Thyroids
10:15 Dr. Kath Rollo Head in the clouds - is there a doctor onboard?
10:30 Tea/coffee meet & greet
11:00 Carol Green - Physio GP gems for musculoskeletal problems - physio “starters” for common problems
11:15 Dr. Randall Cork Anaesthesia pain procedures - interventional pain management
11:30 Catch up time and questions
12:00 Dr. Walaa Saweirs - Renal physician What’s with that long list of Medications?
12:15 Dr. Pete de Wolfe Recipe for Longevity - what is a plant based diet?
12:30 Lunch - Ani’s Catering & GP art exhibit
1:30 Dr. Tara Piech Kahoot & prize drawings
1:45 Snr. Sgt. Russell Richards - Police Medical practice and the police community relationships
2:00 Cathryn Henty - Geriatrics What shall i do with Mum? How to – sudden dependence
2:15 Catch up time and questions
2:30 Dr. Lauren Roche How to - write a novel
2:45 Dr. Kobi Karalus How to – travel medicine top ten
3:00 Dr. Kathy Bakke How to - designated doctor
3:15 Closing Remarks & Announcements
3:30 End

Things to do and places to stay

Make a weekend of it with your whānau/family and explore the surrounding area. Our Faculty members in Kaitaia have put together some ides of things to do and see around the Far North.

  • 90 Mile Beach
  • Fishing
  • Gum Diggers Park
  • Sand Safaris
  • Ahipara Horse Treks
  • Kauri Kingdom
  • Ahipara Adventure Centre
  • Fern Flat Pottery
  • Lake Ngatu Track
  • Serafina’s Park and Garden
  • Mathews Vintage Museum
  • Te Ahu Centre Library, iSite and Museum
  • Shopping and Cafes

There are plenty of hotel and B&B options around Kaitaia. Click the button below for a list.