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We hold events for our alumni, friends, and the general public for people to connect with the important conversations in leadership.

Subject matter experts and prominent New Zealand leaders share their knowledge and engage with the audience, sparking new ideas and innovation as minds from different backgrounds converge and focus their energy on a salient issue or theme.

Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2016

This year we were honoured to have Tame Iti join us for the annual Lecture. Tame discussed the concept of mana and how this empowers all people to transcend concepts of authority. He also explored the methods employed by Tuhoe where decisions for the iwi start with the whanau and push their way up. The Lecture was held in the Sir Paul Reeves Building at AUT on 9 November.

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Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2015

This year we were honoured to have Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme join us. Helen shared with us her thoughts on the current global challenges and how the new development agenda is addressing them. The Lecture was held in the Sir Paul Reeves Building at AUT University on 26th August.

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Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2014

7.30pm Thursday 28th August, AUT University, Auckland 

Dr Mary Quin - Dairy, Digital and Drones – Innovations Creating our Future

At this year’s Reeves Lecture Dr Mary Quin shared her thoughts about the future for New Zealand. “The future must be Dairy, Digital AND Drones – an economy equally balanced between our natural resources sector, our digital and data driven industries, and the companies producing technically sophisticated manufactured goods.”

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Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2013

7.30pm, Thursday 12 September 2013 at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, Auckland.

Professor Richard Faull - Imagine Tomorrow's World. 

At this year’s annual Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture, Professor Richard Faull asked everyone to 

“Imagine tomorrow’s world if scientists in the University worked collaboratively with doctors in the hospitals and people affected by brain disease in the community. We could move mountains!!”

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