Past Events

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Public Sector Forum in Wellington

How to communicate with Asian New Zealand audiences? According to Statistics NZ, by 2038, Asians will make up of 20.9 percent of the total New Zealand population. 160 languages are currently spoken in New Zealand. The NZAL Public Sector Forum […]

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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 […]

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Cultural Intelligence in Action

Leaders from across Asian, Maori, Pasifika and European/ NZ communities attended the New Zealand Asian Leaders session on Cultural Intelligence in Action. An event jointly hosted by NZAL, Chen Palmer, AUT, Bank of New Zealand (BNZ), BEST Pacific Institute of Education […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]