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Sue Kistanna: Passionate advocate for indigenous and women’s health

21 March 2019

Spotlight: Inspiring Directors
Some say passion is a luxury. But for Sue Kistanna, who recently became a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors, passion is life. Sue sits on the board of the Women’s Health Action Trust, a women’s health group that advocates for better health outcomes for women. 

A message from our CEO

18 March 2019

On behalf of the Institute of Directors, Chief Executive Kirsten Patterson expressed her deep sympathy to those affected by the devastating events in Christchurch on Friday.

The High Court’s decision in Mainzeal

01 March 2019

Former directors of Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd (In Liq) were found to have breached their director duties by trading while insolvent. They are required to pay $36m to the company.

IoD statement on Tax Working Group’s final report

21 February 2019

Following the release of the final report by the Tax Working Group, the Institute of Directors (IoD) reiterates its concern around the group’s recommendation to make directors personally liable for PAYE and GST debts of companies.

Dr Jo Cribb: Keeping on top of her game

14 February 2019

Spotlight: Inspiring Directors
Keeping up with her children, staying fit, and maintaining her garden are some of Dr Jo Cribb’s passions. But she is probably more known to most people as the former chief executive of the Ministry for Women or as the seasoned director who sits on the board of a number of organisations.