Past Events

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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

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. Held on […]

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Asian Tourism

This session focused on how New Zealand Asian Leaders can contribute to growing Asian tourism in New Zealand and how to work with Kiwi businesses so that Asian tourists coming to New Zealand have a fantastic experience. Held on Monday […]

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The Launch of NZ Asian Leaders

NZ Asian Leaders launch was held on 4 November 2013 by former Governor-General Rt Hon Sir Anand Satyanand, Minister Judith Collins and the organisation’s Founder and Inaugural Chair Mai Chen. Image Gallery Professor Swee Tan – 2013 NZer of the […]