Recent events

Speakers at branch events often make their presentations available for members who would like to view them or were unable to attend the event. Photos from recent events are below and you can view presentations by clicking on the link to the presentations page.

2018 events

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30 August - Breakfast with Hon Paul Goldsmith, NZ National Party

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14 August – Breakfast with RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr
View email from Adrian

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6 July – Director Accelerator Lunch sponsored by KPMG

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3 July – After 5 seminar with Prof Ingemar Dierickx

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29 June – Breakfast with Minister of Finance Grant Robertson

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18 June – CCO Boards – panel discussion

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16 May – Welcome Cocktails with presenter Dr Sarah Sandley, Auckland Branch Committee

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11 May – breakfast with Icehouse’s Andy Hamilton and colleagues Jack McQuire and Miriana Lowrie


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3 May – Branch AGM and breakfast with Ross Buckley, Chairman, KPMG

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13 April – breakfast with Simon Moutter, MD of Spark New Zealand

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4 April – IoD and Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum breakfast – Understanding and managing critical risks
Click here to view the slides and you can download the Monitoring what matters brochure here. Copies of The Risk Toolkit: CEO Guide to Risk, Digging Deeper and Examples of Good Risk Management Practices can be downloaded from the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum website.

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21 March – Director Accelerator Lunch


14 March – evening panel discussion - strategies for engagement with shareholders and stakeholders

Members who missed the live webcast can view the video here. Watching the webcast attracts 2 CPD points which you can record on your CPD dashboard.


8 March – breakfast with Michael Sturtz of Google X, USA


19 February – Welcome Cocktails evening


13 February – breakfast with panellists Joan Withers (lead), Geoff Ricketts CNZM, Justine Smyth and Ted van Arkel


12 February – lunch with Wolfram Hedrich, ED of MMC’s Asia Pacific Risk Centre
Read Wolfram Hedich's presentation and the GRR poll summary


9 February – breakfast with Mayor Phil Goff

2017 events

December


11 December – evening with Professor Mervyn King of South Africa (joint event with Governance New Zealand)

Presentation - How to be a good corporate citizen in the changed world of the 21st century.


5 December – lunch with Grant Spencer, RBNZ

November


21 November - Welcome Cocktails


16 November – breakfast with Peter Beck, CEO and Founder of Rocket Lab.

October


5 October - Breakfast with Colin MacDonald, CE, Dept Internal Affairs
Breakfast with Colin MacDonald, CE, Dept Internal Affairs. Colin's slides together with his notes can be viewed by clicking on the link below. Should you have any queries, please email him at Colin.MacDonald@dia.govt.nz
Colin MacDonald presentation

September


20 September – Director Accelerator Lunch


19 September – FirstBreak evening panel and networking meeting


12 September – Lunch at Orakei Marae with John Tamihere and David Farrar


11 September – Breakfast with Adrian Littlewood, CEO, Auckland Airport

August


29 August – Welcome cocktails and presentation of branch 2017 Emerging Director Award

July


7 July – Breakfast with Lions Tour Manager John Spencer

June


27 June – Breakfast with Ross Buckley
To view Ross' presentation, click the link below:

Future Trends and Impact on Business


23 June – Lunch with Prime Minister Rt Hon Bill English


21 June – Cyber Risk Panel


14 June – Welcome Cocktails and branch AGM


6 June – Next Generation Director Evening Workshop

May


9 May – Director Accelerator Lunch

April


19 April - Christopher Luxon breakfast


12 April - Marsh Risk Panel breakfast

March


7 March – Breakfast with Graeme Wheeler, Governor, RBNZ.
Related links for information on Mr Wheeler’s speech:
International and domestic uncertainty 
February 2017 Monetary Policy Statement 

February


14 February – breakfast with Joan Withers and panellists Tony Carter, Dame Paula Rebstock KNZM and Michael Stiassny

2016 events

November


24 November – Christmas breakfast with Sir Ralph Norris KNZM

October


31 October - Welcome cocktails and presentation of Auckland Branch 2016 Emerging Director Award.


14 October – breakfast with Mark Ratcliffe, CEO of Chorus.
Read Mark’s Workplace engagement notes here

September


22 September – Director Accelerator Lunch at The Northern Club


20 September – breakfast and interactive Cyber Risk panel discussion


14 September – Breakfast with Rob Waddell – Lessons from high performance sport and how they can connect with other areas in life.


7 September – FirstBreak evening panel and networking meeting

August


31 August – Lunch with Minister Hon Amy Adams – High-level overview of Cyber Risk
Read summary of the Minister’s talk


29 August – Evening meeting with Lord Michael Hastings of the UK
Read more about Lord Michael Hastings here


16 August - Evening panel: Driving diversity throughout your business, from the boardroom to the shop floor
Read Liz Coutts' introduction
Read the panel questions


9 August – Next Generation Director evening workshop

July


5 July - Director Accelerator Lunch


4 July- Monitoring what matters in Health and Safety lunch

June


22 June - Cocktails with Auckland Mayoral Candidates


16 June - Welcome Cocktails evening


9 June - Breakfast function with Barbara Chapman
Read a summary of Barbara's talk

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1 June - FirstBreak Evening Panel and Networking Meeting

May

20 May - Breakfast function with Claudia Batten


17 May - Iwi Maori Governance Panel breakfast


10 May - Director Accelerator Lunch


April

29 April - Breakfast function with Chris Liddell


19 April - Breakfast function with Andrew Little

March
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Thursday 31 March – breakfast and IPO panel


21 March - Director Accelerator Lunch


Tuesday 15 March - Breakfast with Graeme Wheeler


Tuesday 8 March - FirstBreak evening panel and networking meeting


Thursday 3 March - Lunch function with Todd McClay

 

February

Tuesday 16 February - Welcome new members event with 2015 Emerging Director Award winner presentation


Thursday 11 February - Breakfast with Tony Carter

2015 events

November




20 November 2015: Ngaire Best lunch function






19 November 2015: Brent Impey breakfast function

 




2 November 2015: Evening panel meeting - engaging with executive search


October



30 October 2015: Fraser Whineray breakfast function

 





6 OCtober 2015: New member cocktail function
 

August




12 August 2015: Mike C'Donnell breakfast function






5 August 2015: Mai Chen lunch function



4 August 2015: Director Accelerator Lunch

June




24 June 2015: Una Jagose breakfast function





19 June 2015: Breakfast function with Ross Buckley
 

May



8 May 2015: Breakfast function with Tony O'Brien
 

April



15 April 2015: Breakfast With Shamubeel Eaqub


March

25 March 2015: The Director Accelerator lunch held in Auckland.




24 March 2015: FirstBreak Panel and Networking Meeting





19 March 2015: The Prime Minister presented at this very well-attended breakfast in our Auckland branch


February



18 February 2015: Graeme Wheeler breakfast function where Graeme presented on The New Zealand Economy
 




16 February 2015 :2014 Emerging Director Award presentation with Nicky Duggan and Dr Lisa Docherty

2014 events

November


20 November - Distinguished Fellow Award Luncheon in honour of Denham Shale.

 



11 November - Next Generation Directors Evening workshop.

 



16 October - Breakfast function with a cyber risk panel and Distinguished Fellow Award to Brian Corban.


October


13 October - New and aspiring director lunch.

 

September

29 September - Welcome cocktail evening.

 


26 September - Breakfast function with guest speaker Stephen Town.

 

Ausgust

25 August - Breakfast function with guest speaker Colin James. 

 


14 Aug - Breakfast function with Rob Everett speaking on the topic of 'Directors - a call to arms'. 

 

July
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29 July - Connecting Next Generation Directors evening panel and networking event. Panel discussion led by Sirs John Wells, Selwyn Cushing, and Ron Carter on Getting your first break. 

 

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25 July - Rod Drury - Designing a future for New Zealand.

Links of interest
NZ Herald article

 

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9 July - David Hisco.
 

June

18 June - New and aspiring director lunch.
 

May

8 May - Chris Moller.

 

March

20 March - New and aspiring director lunch.

Emerging Director Award

Nikky Duggan speaking at the Auckland Branch event to welcome new members and the presentation of the 2014 Emerging Director Award


Nicky Duggan, 2013 winner of the IoD Auckland Emerging Director Award, talks about her experience of the award. Interview with Simone Iles.