Siobhan McKenna

Stuff: Why the fuss for a female appointment?

Why should it matter that Spark's incoming chief executive officer is a woman? One day,...


Newsroom: The mana of Simon Moutter

Simon Moutter’s leadership at Spark was all about change. Under Moutter, the telco changed its...

Justine and Jolie

Newsroom: The right woman for the job

Spark announces Jolie Hodson will replace Simon Moutter as CEO


Stuff: Balance is not just better for women

Diversity of thinking increases company productivity, innovation, staff engagement and retention.


TVNZ: Do you have unconscious gender bias in your workplace?

A leadership group focused on diversity and inclusion is asking workplaces to take a hard...

Paul Wilson1

Idealog: Champions for Change tackle unconscious bias

Workplaces are being called on to take a hard look at unconscious gender bias in...


Scoop: Stuff gets DVFREE accredited and stands up against violence

Stuff is the latest Kiwi organisation, and fourth employer overall, to become DVFREE Tick...


RNZ: Engineering firms struggle to hire diverse workforce

Engineering companies are improving diversity, but while they are hiring more female graduates, they are...


Stuff: PwC aims for 40 per cent women in senior roles

PwC has set 40:40:20 gender targets for senior positions: 40 per cent men, 40 per...

Miranda Burdon

Stuff: The lack of women on boards

Global Women's count of 27 boards with no female directors was embarrassing for a country...

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Scoop: Milestone for women in Police

The number of full-time equivalent female Constabulary officers reaches 2000 for the first time in...


Scoop: Contact Energy certified with the Rainbow Tick

Contact Energy’s reputation as a safe and inclusive work environment for all its staff has...

Anna stove

Scoop: Sponsors Key to Career Advancement for Women

To achieve professional advancement both women and men need to better understand the role of...


Scoop: New Zealand law firm wins Asia Pacific diversity awards

MinterEllisonRuddWatts commitment to greater gender diversity in the legal profession was celebrated at the Euromoney...


NZ Herald: SKYCITY wins Deloitte Top 200 Award

Tahuna te Ahi is the diversity and inclusion strategy which focuses on women in leadership...

Michele Embling

NZ Herald: Largest workplace gender survey shows huge gap at the top

Largest workplace gender survey shows huge gap at the top

David McLean2

Stuff: Massive gender survey shows where women dip out of leadership

Massive gender survey shows where women dip out of leadership

Lloyd Kavanagh2

Voxy: Senior Associate appointed to Culture Change Taskforce

Julia Batchelor-Smith, a Senior Associate at MinterEllisonRuddWatts has been appointed to the New Zealand Law...

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Stuff: Tears of the chief executive

Simon Moutter revisits his learnings and speaks about how much has changed at Spark.

Rob Campbell2

SKYCITY: Equal Pay Ambassador

As a YWCA Equal Pay Ambassador, Rob Campbell is committed to addressing the gender pay...


NZ Management: Contact Energy - Investing in diversity

CEO Dennis Barnes writes that they had a sharp wake-up call that started the company...

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NZ Herald: Facing uncomfortable truths

Spark managing director Simon Moutter speaks about facing uncomfortable truths on diversity and inclusion, at...


The Spinoff: The growing need for Asian leaders in NZ businesses

Mai Chen on the growing need for Asian leaders in New Zealand businesses.

Rob Campbell3

NZ Herald: Deloitte Top 200 Chairperson of the Year

Rob Campbell's track record of financial results in the companies he chairs over lengthy periods...


NBR: Treasury's 60:40 diversity target

The government's lead policy advisor wants to achieve diversity of thought.


Stuff: Increasing diversity a business problem

New Zealand businesses are being told, if they want to develop women into the highest...

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NZ Management: Diversity of face and of thought

Homogeneity, or working out a solution on your own or with someone similar to yourself,...


NZ Herald: No barriers to gender equity

A group of eight business leaders attended the inaugural Global Women Roundtable series, which was...


Why I'm a male Champion for Change

Jason Walker discusses the reasons behind being a male Champion for Change.


TVNZ: Rugby has such a strong position in NZ

Steve Tew says diversity campaign the tip of the iceberg for NZR leading societal...

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NZ Management: Merit discourse not always helpful

When discussions around diversity fire up, it doesn’t usually take long for the word “merit”...


NZ Herald: Diversity key to survival in fast-changing world

For the Treasury, diversity of thought makes us stronger as an organisation, gives us the...


NZ Herald: Blunt approach needed to change diversity

The head of Westpac says a blunt approach is sometimes needed to break down the...


Scoop: Transpower supports next generation of Women in Tech

Transpower has put its support behind ShadowTech Day 2017, providing workplace mentors to female students...


Stuff: Not just a women's issue - 1 Day for Change

A group of New Zealand's most influential women leaders are gearing up to host a...

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NZ Management: Flexing but not breaking

An article on flexible working written for Management magazine by Professor Kate Kearins.


NZ Herald: Jacinda Ardern baby question 'appalling'

Westpac chief executive David McLean says it is appalling that one of the first questions...


NZ Herald: Few listed companies part of diversity in the workplace push

Just nine NZX-listed companies are part of a group of 44 private and public sector...


Diversity and inclusion: why it works at work

Speech delivered at the Women in Public Sector Summit in Wellington by the Secretary to...


Scoop: Leading-edge diversity and ethnicity reporting tool launched

Leading-edge diversity and ethnicity reporting tool launched by New Zealand business Champions.

Anna stove

Newstalk ZB: Workplace bias hindering the success of women

Rachel Smalley talks to General Manager at GlaxoSmithKline NZ and board member of Global Women...


NZ Lawyer: Top firms champion diversity reporting

Three of New Zealand’s leading law firms have joined a pioneering group of private and...


NZ Herald: Diversity key to survival in fast-changing world

For the Treasury, diversity of thought makes us stronger as an organisation, gives us the...

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NZ Herald: Facing violence, the taboo topic

Simon O'Connor says this country has a poor track record in the area of domestic...

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Stuff: Campaign to get more female cops nets police top diversity prize

Initiatives that have helped recruit, retain and promote female officers are bettering the New Zealand...

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NZ Herald: ASB wins Deloitte Top 200 Diversity Leadership Award

Inclusion is top of mind for ASB Bank's chief executive Barbara Chapman. She says diversity,...

Barbara Chapman

NZ Herald: How the government can help entrepreneurs

Honour recipient Barbara Chapman on how the Govt can help entrepreneurs.