Past Events

Governance workshop – Being an effective director

NZAL Members only Governance workshop – “Being an effective director” Facilitated by: Janine Smith, Principal, The Boardroom Practice Date: April 27 – 28, 2017 – NZAL Members only Governance workshop – “Being an effective director” Facilitated by Janine Smith, Principal, The Boardroom Practice This day and a half workshop was tailored […]

Celebrating Diversity in Business in Hawkes Bay

This year, NZAL has made a commitment to engage and capture the stories of New Zealand’s diverse population in the regions throughout New Zealand. NZAL Chair Mai Chen launched the inaugural NZAL regional session which was held in Hawkes Bay April […]

Profit with Purpose – Leaders talk sustainability in business

Held on Thursday March 9, 2017, NZAL brought together four exceptional speakers to talk about sustainability in business, about achieving the bottom line – with a purpose. Speaking to an audience of over 100, the speakers and panel discussion was […]

Celebrating three years of leadership

Date: November 17, 2016 Hosted by and venue: SKYCITY Theatre Celebrated three years of leadership in this final session with NZAL Established Member, Dr Andrew Zhu, Director, Trace Research. Dr Andrew Zhu is a leading social and marketing researcher in Chinese consumer behaviours […]

NZAL Leadership Training Programme – Wellington

Developed and delivered by the Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business Following the inaugural NZAL Leadership Training programme held in June, NZAL and the Superdiversity Centre facilitated a training programme for superdiverse leaders in Wellington on 19 – 20 […]

How to grow Asian SMEs to maximise their potential to NZ Inc

Date: August 31, 2016 Chaired by: NZAL Chairperson, Mai Chen Hosted by: NZAL Advisory Board members, Brijesh Sethi, MD, NZ School of Education An open minded and engaging discussion with a diverse group of leaders who shared their innovative approach on […]

NZAL Leadership Training Programme – Auckland ’16

Inaugural NZAL Leadership Training Programme (LTP), delivered by the Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business was a one and half day programme held on June 22 – 23, 2016 at the offices of NZAL Corporate member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New […]

NZAL members only | Health and Safety Laws

Compliance with the new Health and Safety Laws in culturally diverse workplaces DATE: Tuesday 31st May, 2016 SPEAKERS:  Mai Chen, Chair, NZ Asian Leaders and a panel of employment lawyers who specialise in health and safety On behalf of New […]

NZAL Maori, Asian, Pasifika Leaders Summit

What is authentic Kiwi leadership in the 21st Century? DATE: May 24, 2016 New Zealand Asian Leaders, AUT and ATEED held a summit for Maori, Asian and Pasifika leaders who shared their views on “What is authentic Kiwi leadership in the […]

BNZ Case Study | Digital strategies

Successful digital strategies with customers Top NZAL leaders had the opportunity to hear Stephen Bowe, Head of Digital, Bank of NZ share a case study on ‘Innovation @ BNZ’. This was the first time NZAL organized a small, members only […]

Understanding the digital behaviour of the growing Asian consumer

Understanding the changing behaviour of the target consumer is the key to a successful business. With the growing Asian population in NZ, businesses have to understand and re-strategize their plans to target this growing consumer base. Chaired by Mai Chen, this […]