The New Zealand Leadership Programme
Participants reflect on the words and lessons that resounded with them from each of our sessions.
Anticipation. Looking forward. Reflection on where we are. Andrea Brewster shares her thoughts after the second session of The New Zealand Leadership Programme.
Leadership is not an easy thing to define. So you would expect that would be the place to start for a leadership programme that runs as eight retreats over the course of a year. Find out if Eoghan Walsh got his watertight definition of leadership from our first session.
Somewhere on day one, Anya arrived at the gentle realisation that this year won’t be characterised by asteroid strikes and underpants on the outside. Leadership here won’t talk loudly of itself, for its own sake.
2017 Graduand Anjum Rahman shares her reflection of her year on the Leadership NZ Programme.
The journey to Te Waipounamu was always going to be a special one for Sue Quirk - it is her heartland. And being able to share her story while on this land made it even more special.
Exploring the rural economy, primary industries and natural resources, agribusiness, science and research, and where food comes from all from the comfort of Palmerston North. Mark Langdon, Director of Business Assurance at New Zealand Trade & Enterprise shares his reflection on Session Five - Our Rural Economy.
The Wellington-based session left Dylan, Area Manager for Kiwibank, wondering: is my leadership about remembering my lines or is it about how my team perceive the actions I take?
Session Four in Wellington was a chance for Helen to reconnect, catch up and continue on her leadership journey. The theme of provocative speakers continued with Christian Penny and Wayne Norrie raising questions for Helen.
John and Natalie share their experience in South Auckland, getting to grips with what Civil Society means and grappling with all the questions this brought to the surface for the 2017 cohort.
The title of our second session, Our Roots: Our History was more than an abstract name for Pieter from the Department of Conservation. For him, it really was a journey back to his roots, one that brought one question back to the surface - what can he do to help?