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New Years Honours 2017

09 January 2017

The Institute of Directors congratulates the following members who have received honours in recognition of the contribution made in their respective fields.

Former IoD president, Denham Shale dies

26 October 2016


The IoD would like to offer its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Distinguished Fellow, past President and business leader Denham Shale who died suddenly on 24 October 2016 in Auckland.

Artificial Intelligence’s growing dominance

14 October 2016

Media release

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to be smarter than humans within 24 years, so it’s critical New Zealand acts now, says the Institute of Directors (IoD) and Chapman Tripp who are calling on the government to take the lead.

First case on the director residence requirement in the Companies Act 1993

05 August 2016

The High Court recently considered when a director lives in New Zealand for the purposes of the Companies Act 1993. The Court accepted that a director will live here where they meet the Registrar of Companies’ interpretation, ie where a director is personally present here for more than 183 days in total in a 12-month period