Date posted: 10/07/2018 3 min read

Northern Regional News July 2018

Find out what's been happening in Auckland and Northland

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Recap of last month's events/activity

Transformation Workshop - 28 June

In these challenging times when growth and disruption are occurring at an exponential rate, Chartered Accountants are constantly required to embrace change and remain relevant.
Our first Transformation Workshop Series offered members tools and insights to create inclusive and diverse teams, build their personal brand, effectively lead teams today, into the future and through times of change.
Our presenters were all leaders in their fields and took guests on a transformational journey. The workshop was offered as a half-day morning session at our Auckland Conference Centre, or alternatively each session was webcast live nationally.
More than 100 guests attended in person, while 140 webcasters logged in to view sessions online.

Business Briefs with Ani Wilson - 3 July

Our latest Business Briefs session was on Brain Hacks for Mental Mastery.
Ani Wilson has spent the past eight years researching this topic.
In her presentation, guests learned scientifically proven brain hacks to unlock dormant processing power, the fastest way to stop the stress response and the neural blueprint that redirects your path from burnout to beyond.
The session was fun, fast paced and interactive, where more than 80 people registered to attend in person and 300 people viewed it via a live webcast.

Young Chartered Accountants Group: Lessons Learned - Career Hacks Panel Discussion - 5 July

The Auckland Young Chartered Accountants group was established to promote and enhance professional development and networking skills for young accountants in Auckland.
At their latest meeting, guests heard from an inspiring and insightful panel on the topic - Lesson's Learned - Career Hacks.
Panelists including Anna Davis, Priya Singh and Leon Delowe shared their experiences in the workforce and discussed the skills, attributes and opportunities members should be developing. These emerging leaders shared valuable insights on what their secrets to success are and how they envision their careers progressing. More than 120 people attended and the panel was facilitated by Richard Gray-Smith, Gaulter Russell Numero Client Services Director.

YCA panel discussion Auckland

Young Chartered Accountants Group: Lessons Learned - Career Hacks Panel Discussion

Investing for Wellbeing: Balancing Commercial and Social Outcomes Panel Discussion - 19 July

Treasury recently launched its 2018 Investment Statement: Investing for wellbeing - He Puna Hao Patiki. We were delighted to partner with Treasury in the event, which explored the link between the Government's investments and New Zealanders' wellbeing.
The Government has a large balance sheet to manage - $314 billion in assets and $197 billion in liabilities last year.
The Investment Statement appraises the Government's investment in assets like schools, hospitals, financial investments and commercial enterprises - and explores how this investment can contribute more effectively to wellbeing.
The event commenced with a key note address by Jane Diplock AO, professional director; Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee of the International Integrated Reporting Council and a panel discussion with Tim Ng, Deputy Secretary and Chief Economic Adviser, the Treasury was also held

Upcoming events

Business Briefs: Building Digital Stories Through Social Media - 14 August

Business Briefs in partnership with Hobson Wealth, are concise information sessions on today's business issues, presented by industry experts.
In this session Tom Reidy, Head of Innovation at TAG The Agency, will share his insights and understanding on how a brand can tell a story through social media. Tom has been in the innovation and advertising space for 15 years plus. He currently works with brands to connect them with their consumers, audiences, and markets, while building digital stories through social media channels that inspire a connection to the brand. This session can be attended in person or via live webcast

Inspiring Breakfast: Gilbert Enoka - 30 August

We are delighted to offer members and guests an inspiring morning with Gilbert Enoka, who is internationally renowned for his 17-year history with the All Blacks, first as their mental skills coach and now as manager.
He has been with the All Blacks for more than 200 tests and during that time the team has won back-to-back Rugby World Cups, one Laureus Award (for the best team in the world), 14 Bledisloe Cups, three Grand Slams, seven Tri Nations and five Rugby Championships.
Gilbert had a pivotal role in the comeback from the All Blacks 2007 World Cup quarterfinal loss to the French in Cardiff through to their record-breaking Rugby World Cup triumph at Twickenham in 2015.
Gilbert's reputation has also seen him work with the Black Caps, Silver Ferns and Canterbury Crusaders. However, his expertise is not limited to the sports industry, he has worked with a wide variety of corporate entities who are in pursuit of excellence, consistency and sustained performance over time. Guests can attend in person or via live webcast.

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