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Institute of Directors conference attracts US Futurist

27 March 2013

Media release
The Institute of Directors (IoD) is holding a two-day conference in Auckland based on the theme of leadership beyond the boardroom. Conference speakers include corporate and business leaders, industry strategists and thinkers who will share their experiences and insights into the future with the focus on expanding delegate’s critical strategic awareness.

Future Directors Initiative Launched

20 March 2013

Media Release: New Zealand Shareholders' Association (NZSA)
Sir Stephen Tindall (The Warehouse/Tindall Foundation), Michael Stiassny (Vector/Korda Mentha/IOD) and Des Hunt (NZ Shareholders Association) have today formally announced the launch of a broad-based joint initiative called Future Directors.

Boardroom re-launches in April

13 March 2013

Media release
Following last month’s membership survey, we will be re-designing and re-launching boardroom, with the next issue scheduled for April.

Directors require skills, not a high profile

10 March 2013

Published: Business Day
As tens of thousands of investors line up to become share owners with the Mighty River Power listing, assessing companies' boards of directors is likely to become a popular pastime.

New Zealand’s first governance qualification

18 February 2013

The Institute of Directors (IoD) today congratulated the University of Waikato on developing New Zealand’s first postgraduate certificate in governance. The University of Waikato has worked with the IoD to deliver the postgraduate governance qualification which was officially launched by the Prime Minister on Friday. Known as G3, the postgraduate certificate is aimed at serving the needs of directors, trustees, board members and elected local government officials.