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Quality speakers for Hastings Leadership Week events

Date:          June 14th 2013

Quality speakers for Hastings Leadership Week events

Leading scientist Sir Ray Avery is the guest speaker at the Mayoral Leadership Summit which is part of a strong lineup of events that make up the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Week 2013 in Hastings.

Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule says “The theme of Leadership Week is ‘Dare to Dream’. It was Sir Peter Blake who showed New Zealand that there are leaders and there are dreamers. He said ‘leaders make things happen; dreamers have a vision’. Our guest speakers are all leaders in their chosen fields, and their vision will provide inspiration to all who attend the sessions.”

Leadership Week in Hastings begins on Monday July 8th and finishes with Red Socks Day on Friday July 12th, when everyone is encouraged to wear red socks in support of the Sir Peter Blake Trust.    

The Lineup

Women in Business Breakfast’ July 8th

Join Justine Kidd, Dairy Woman of the Year 2013 for breakfast.
Justine was the CEO of Equestrian Sports New Zealand before leaving to concentrate on Avance, a company that specialises in boutique management consulting. Avance was contracted by the BEL Group to manage their dairy farming operations and Justine became the business manager.
Under Justine’s leadership, BEL Group, which is based in Central Hawke's Bay has flourished and won the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand’s 2011 HR Initiative of the Year award.

Who motivates the Motivator?’ July 9th

Motivation is like a shower. If you don’t do it every day people complain!
This free seminar concentrates on the skills necessary to keep your fires burning and gives an insight into what motivates people. It will help you to understand the attributes necessary to motivate yourself and your staff.

This free lunchtime workshop will be presented by Annette Cater, Director at Dale Carnegie

Making it my Business’ July 11th
A motivational presentation by Heather Skipworth and The Icehouse
Heather began the IronMaori multisport event in 2009, with a passionate belief that it could make a difference to Maori health and general wellbeing.
Her presentation will aim to inspire would-be Maori entrepreneurs to set up their own business, with expert knowledge, help and advice from The Icehouse.

Mayoral Leadership Summit’ July 12th

Sir Ray Avery will be the guest speaker at the 2013 Mayoral Leadership Summit, with an address entitled Growing Great New Zealanders.
Sir Ray is a successful pharmaceutical scientist, inventor and social entrepreneur, a founding member of the Auckland University School of Medicine Department of Clinical Pharmacology, and former technical director of Douglas Pharmaceuticals, who over the past 30 years has made a major contribution to the development of New Zealand’s domestic and export pharmaceutical industry.
Join Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule at this not-to-be missed free event.

Unlocking the Potential’ July 12th
Shane Wratt of Outward Bound and Richard Bailey of Unison Contracting Services Ltd will share some of the mystery of the Outward Bound for Business experience.
This seminar is suitable for businesses, government and non-government agency staff. This presentation will challenge the traditional ‘technical’ or ‘entertaining’ conference room training model, offering instead an alternative proposition; providing learning ‘experiences’ that are personal and transformative, meaningful and lasting.

Leadership week events

Monday July 8th ‘Women in Business Breakfast’ 7.15am Havelock North Function Centre. Guest speaker Justine Kidd. Tickets cost $15pp

Tuesday July 9th Who Motivates the Motivator?’ 12noon St Andrews Hall, Market St, Hastings. Guest speaker: Annette Cater Free

Thursday July 11th ‘Making it my Business’ 6.30pm Hastings District Council Chambers.
Guest speaker Heather Skipworth and ICEHOUSE Free

Friday July 12th ‘Mayoral Leadership Summit’   Growing Great New Zealanders 4.30pm,
Hawke’s Bay Opera House.
Guest Speaker: Sir Ray Avery Free

Friday July 12th ‘Unlocking the Potential’ 12 noon St Andrews Hall, Market Street Hastings Guest speaker: Shane Wratt Free

To register or purchase tickets for these events go to:
www.hastingsdc.govt.nz/leadership-week-2013

Leadership week Hawke’s Bay is proudly supported by Newstalk ZB, Hastings District Council and Human Resources Institute of New Zealand, Hawke’s Bay branch.

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