Leading in a Brave New World of Diversity

Date: Tuesday 31 May
Time: 11.30am – 1pm
Venue: Trailways Hotel, 66 Trafalgar

Join us for an event and panel discussion on our future (inc) paper Fast Forward: Leading in a Brave New World of Diversity.

Local panel will discuss what these shifts mean for leaders, how to be a highly inclusive leader and what we are seeing in the region in relation to diversity.  The panel is comprised of :

Dot Kettle, CEO, Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce
Matt Lawrey, Councillor, Nelson City Council
Jasmine Cannon, Director of People and Organisation Development NMIT

The Panel  discussion will be facilitated by Nick Dalgety FCA, Local Leadership Team Chair for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Cost: $25.00

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TPP risks overstated

A new report on the Trans Pacific Partnership concludes that it would not allow foreign control over New Zealand’s law-making ability.

ExportNZ commissioned ISDS and sovereignty<https://www.exportnz.org.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/109180/ISDS-and-Sovereignty.pdf>, a report on investor-state dispute settlement provisions in the Trans Pacific Partnership and other free trade agreements. Continue reading TPP risks overstated

Economic Opportunities

Hon Dr Nick Smith presented at a Seminar Luncheon and discussed the below points

  • Nelson’s broad based economy will benefit from 25% drop in kiwi $
  • Modest house prices in comparison to Christchurch and Auckland part of our competitive advantage
  • Region an attractive place for skilled and entrepreneurial migrants with governments new regional weighting
  • Increased connectedness with rollout of UFB and potential competition in airlines

Continue reading Economic Opportunities