Storyteller hui

& Digital tools to tell stories

Monday, 11 July 2022

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Te Waka Unua School, Ōtautahi, Christchurch

Are you ready to immerse yourself in a full day of Digital Storytelling?

The Storytelling Hui, has been created for Educationalists to immerse themselves in a full day of Storytelling, and the Digital Tools available to them.

This day will help you build your knowledge around storytelling, add to your digital kete, and show you new ways to bring stories alive in the classroom for ākonga.

This is a FREE hui to attend. 

Contact to book your place


Delivered in English Medium with Te Ao Māori values woven through the day.

This event is FREE for Educationalists to attend. During the day you will also be gifted with; Delicious kai, reflection journals that are designed just for this hui, prizes and drinks to bring our mahi for the day to a close. 

8:00                  Coffee cart available for hot drink purchase

8:30                  Mihi whakatau

9:00 – 9:45       Morgan Matthews Hale – Storytelling through Art

10:00 – 10:05   Reflection time in booklet

10:05-10:35     Rocky Roberts

10:35 – 11:00   Paramanawa – Morning kai

11:00 – 11:20   Quick Fire intro to digital tools

11:20 – 12:40   Choose with your feet;

                          Minecraft EE, Scratch, Genially, MicroBit, Canva.

12:40              Kai o te Rānui

1:10 – 1:30     Kōrero and planning

1:30 – 2:00     Emma Dilemma –

                        Storytelling through Music

2:00 – 3:00     Sir Ian Taylor – The untold migration story –

                        storytelling through digital data

3:00 – 3:30     Prizes and closing karakia

3:30 – 4:30     Gin, Kai, and waiata with The Moses


Guest Speakers

Sir Ian Taylor

Among other awards, Sir Ian Taylor is the recipient of the 2010 North & South Magazine’s New Zealander of the Year. He is a man who brings a maverick style to his work, and has the ability to inspire the passion of those around him.

During his talk, Sir Ian Taylor will introduce you to the amazing Mātauranga resource that is his teams koha to education. Through storytelling, Sir Ian will take you on a journey of his experiences, and how they relate to the education sector in Aotearoa.

Morgan Matthews Hale

Morgan is the founder of Kaitiaki Studios in Ōtautahi, Christchurch. It is an ever-evolving space of artistic development.

Morgan prides herself on the ability to include Māori design, with reference to local narratives or values of each individual or organisation. Connecting our communities with stories and tikanga from Te Ao Māori in a way that is inclusive and collaborative.

She finds true joy in visual expression and storytelling, and in seeing the impact her work has on the people who interact with it.

Rocky Roberts

Pūrākau are tools that have been used for centuries by Māori to tell of amazing feats, heroic tales, romance, wins, losses, adventure, of connections. He Kōrero is about creating a digital home for the telling of pūrākau to the digital natives of today – our tamariki mokopuna.

Rocky has immersed himself in learning Ngāi Tahu whakapapa, history and traditions and has earned himself the reputation as a true storyteller.

Digital Technologies

After a Quick Fire introduction to the Digital Technologies available, you will choose with your feet which DigiTech you would like to learn more about. For this mahi, you will need to bring your fully charged device.

Minecraft EE





Storytelling Through Music

Emma Dilemma

Emma has been performing since the age of 5 as a dancer and 15 as a live musician. Connecting with the audience and telling the story, sharing a laugh or a cry or a dance, is what drives her.

The Moses Bio

Moses is fascinated with the intersection at which art, self-expression, branding and digital storytelling meet. His ideas and unique perspective on concepts around digital etiquette, socially conscious marketing, and authenticity online are grounded in real-world experience and success.

If you have any questions, or would like to book a place for the day, please reach out to and we will be intouch. 

Terms & Conditions

We enjoy sharing the free mahi with everyone. However, we occasionally experience people booking in and not attending the hui, which causes us over cater our events.

We have decided, that 48hrs notice must be given if you are unable to attend this hui or a fee of $30.00 is payable to impactED to cover catering costs. Invoices will be delivered to the email in the booking form, and payment in full is the responsibility of the owner of the email address to pay within 2 weeks of delivery.