Past Events

NZAL 2nd Birthday & End of Year celebration

CELEBRATING TWO YEARS OF SUCCESS Kindly hosted by PwC, on 19th November 2015, the 2nd Birthday celebration of NZ Asian Leaders was a time to reflect on the past, present and future ahead.  The birthday celebration was attended by 120 guests that included […]

NZAL Conference 2015

Hosted by New Zealand Asian Leaders and Vodafone in association with The Chinese Herald, SKYCITY and WTV. New Zealand Asian Leaders (NZAL) Conference brought together key Asian leaders on September 24, 2015 at Vodafone office in Auckland. The range of topics that […]

Public Sector Round Table

NZAL Established member Mervin Singham-Deputy CE of DIA led this session with NZAL Public Sector Forum Committee members Tim Ng-Director, Macroeconomic Policy, The Treasury, Pam Dunn-Unit Manager, North Asian Division MFAT, Debbie Chin-Interim CEO, Capital & Coast DHB and Berlinda […]

Asian Media Forum

Jane Hastings, CEO of NZME spoke on how NZME is transforming it’s business and presenting ideas on how we can work together to deliver better content and commercial opportunities for Asian New Zealand audiences. Held on Thursday 18th June 2015, […]

Governance Mentoring programme

Following on from the launch of the NZAL Mentoring Programme in February 2015, Janine Smith, Founder of The Boardroom Practice facilitated a one and a half day workshop that addressed some of the key issues that were discussed at the […]

Taniwha Dragon Business Round Table

Hosted by NZAL sponsor BNZ, the Asian/Maori Business Round Table was addressed by the Minister of Maori Development Hon. Te Ururoa Flavell and brought together 15 top Asian and 15 top Maori leaders who want to do business together and […]

Asian Media Group Briefing

The Asian Media Briefing was ground-breaking in bringing together for the first time the key Asian media organisations communicating with the Asian population in NZ. It was attended by a cross section of leading Asian Media businesses including representation from […]

Governance Mentoring Programme Launch

The launch of the mentoring programme bought together members and experienced Directors for an engaging lunch session. Held on Friday 20th February 2015, 12noon-12:30pm, Private Dining Room of Gusto Restaurant 7 Grand Level 7 Boardroom; SkyCity Grand, Auckland Janine Smith, Founder […]

Growing NZ’s Export Education to Asia

This was an opportunity to hear key wisdom from Asian leaders in growing New Zealand’ education sector aboard. The strong economic and cultural importance of this sector significantly support New Zealand’s increasing relationship with Asia, and vice versa. Held on […]

Asian Entrepreneurs

This was an opportunity to hear from some of NZ’s top Asian entrepreneurs who have succeeded in commercialising great ideas and building new businesses in NZ and around the world. Who are they, and what are they up to; what […]

The Role of Asian Leaders in NZ’s Public Sector

This inaugural session of the Wellington Chapter for NZ Asian Leaders focussed on ‘The Role of Asian Leaders in NZ’s Public Sector’. Held on Thursday 14th August 2014, City Gallery Wellington In 2010, the SSC conducted a survey and reported that […]