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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.

Alumni Reflection, Debbie Chin

Debbie Chin completed the first Leadership NZ programme in 2005. Today she is has the privilege of leading Capital & Coast District Health Board.

Debbie credits Leadership NZ with allowing her me to see leadership from many different perspectives. She believes leadership is one of the most important responsibilities she has had in her life.

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Alumni Reflection, Edward Cook

–  he tangata, he tangata, he tangata
Edward Cook completed the Leadership NZ programme in 2009 and in 2011 ventured to the UK where he works with young people in an organisation that is growing rapidly.

Edward credits Leadership NZ with the skills and awareness that were instilled in him through the leadership programme and that have helped him be instrumental in driving the growth and appreciating the need for change in communities. 

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Alumni Reflection, Andrew Sharp

Inspired by the 2012 Leadership New Zealand group’s Northridge declaration, Andrew Sharp, (then General Manager of Soanar based in Sydney) felt compelled to act on what he had learnt throughout the year. He focused on his leadership journey and messages from inspiring speakers who came and addressed their group.  Having increased his appreciation and understanding of a wider community within NZ, he wanted to give back in some way whilst still living overseas.  Andrew decided to take action and with his wife Simone realised that while they didn’t have the resources of Bill Gates, they could still make a difference.

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