Past Events

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Restoring NZ’s Food Safety Reputation

Sponsored by Fonterra, the event discussed topics such as: New Zealand Infant Formula incident and Food Safety Reputation How the private and public sectors can improve our food safety reputation How to capitalise on that reputation First-hand experiences: exporting New […]

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Asia & Maori “Growing Business Relationships”

This session was an opportunity for key Asian and Maori leaders from the business, education and community sectors to network and identify how we can work greatly with each other and how we can help lead New Zealand as two […]

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Asian Investment

This special breakfast session with the Prime Minister of New Zealand, the Rt. Hon John Key, was a joint event between Chen Palmer’s Winning Partnerships group and New Zealand Asian Leaders. Held on Monday 28 of April 2014 New Zealand […]

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How NZ Asian Leaders contribute to the Boardroom

Background This session explored what NZ Asian Leaders can bring to the Board table and discussed why “NZ Inc” needs them. It also provided inspiration and guidance for Emerging Leaders and Entrepreneurs taking their business to the next step. The […]