e Ao Māori, Mātauranga Māori, and Te Reo Māori offer insights into the alternatives available from colonial ways of viewing fatness, bodies, health, and hauora. Mātauranga Māori highlights ways we can re-think and re-claim our mana tinana.
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Urbanaut returns to Camp Boom for the third year running
I’m stoked that once again, Urbanaut will be supplying the suds for our beer tasting
Fat fashion and beauty – It’s political!
From the availability of sizes and styles, to how fashion and beauty are marketed to fat people, and how fat people are expected to present to the world, fashion and beauty is loaded with politics for fat folk. Join us for a discussion about how it affects us, what we can do to protect ourselves and how to push for change.
Fat fobs fuck too
Tiana’s talk is all about reclaiming your sexual energy. It’ll use her journey to unpack and address the impact of social constructs, colonisation, religion, media, societal assumptions on her sexual wellbeing as a brown, bold, big, beautiful woman. As per her tinder profile, Tiana describes herself as ‘Thicc Mana Moana MILF Goddess’. She is a culturalContinue reading “Fat fobs fuck too”
Stopping family harm – with Iris
Our rates of intimate partner violence are one of the highest in the developed world. This talk will be an introduction to what you need to know to help stop it.
Tasting Pete’s Sodas
I love wine tasting because it’s a great way to try new things and learn stuff while hanging out with friends. Hang on, did I just describe the entire Camp Boom experience? I think I did! But I know that not everyone is into wine, which is why we’ll also be doing a beer tastingContinue reading “Tasting Pete’s Sodas”
Found Poetry Workshop with Nafanua
Found poetry is a fun and engaging way to play with words and make poems.
A floral adornment with Lissie
Using a mixture or fresh florals and greenery, beads, wire and ribbons; make yourself a gorgeous piece that reflects yourself and nature.
Visiting Hours – with Dr Izzy
This “Hospital Medicine 101” will demystify how hospitals are structured and work, a patient’s journey through a hospital, and how medical teams think about hospital admission, diagnosis, treatment, and discharge.
Tickets to Camp Boom 2023 are now on sale!
That’s right, it’s happening again. The programme is still filling up, and there are some speakers’ bios still to come, but you can grab your ticket or apply for one of the eight current scholarships now. Get in touch if you want to do a talk or run a workshop!