Ten years ago, Lynette was hired to build up a flailing regional sports trust in West Auckland. It was a daunting task and what got her through the first steps was her innate belief in enabling the community (to do for themselves) and the power of “people connecting” and building relationships.Read More
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.
For Deidre Otene, 2008 was a turning point in her life taking part in the Leadership NZ Programme and since then she has embarked on a new journey of passion and a dream job.Read More
Meredith Youngson sat in the Leadership NZ audience in 2006 and heard from a speaker who had given up his job and financial stability in order to follow his passion. This struck a chord with her and since then that is exactly what she has done.Read More
Adrian Wimmers has a passion for making a positive difference for New Zealand through the work that he does, and in 2009 his passion for his work was solidified by the Leadership NZ Programme.Read More
In 2006, Alistair Kwun was self-employed and searching for who he was and where he was heading. The Leadership NZ Programme was the perfect combination of “right place, right time” for him.Read More
My congratulations to Leadership NZ for 10 years of leadership building and development and the positive impact this has had on individuals, whanau, hapu, iwi, businesses, organisations and communities.Read More
Leadership has so many guises and being involved in the governance of not-for-profit (NFP) boards is just one of these. For me, this is a valuable contribution where people can have a positive influence in areas that may directly affect your local community at a grassroots level, or on a broader and even international scale.Read More
Back in 2006 as Peter Fenton completed the Leadership NZ Programme, travelling around the world for work was probably not on his radar to the extent that it is today. He had just been appointed as Chief Executive of Postal Services at New Zealand Post and ahead of him were a few challenges.Read More
When Craig Churchill started the Leadership NZ Programme in 2010 he went in thinking it would be more about sharpening and adding to his existing leadership toolkit and that it would in some way make him better.Read More
Since 2008 a lot has changed for Penny Hulse. When she graduated from the Leadership NZ Programme she was Deputy Mayor of Waitakere City Council.Read More
Since graduating from Leadership NZ’s class of 2008 Tim Hamilton has been busy. Fresh out of the Leadership NZ Programme, in 2009 he achieved his goal of becoming CEO of a national sporting organisation, taking the helm of Basketball NZ.Read More