Date posted: 1/03/2018 3 min read

NZ International Women's Day events celebrate women’s achievements

A series of CA ANZ member events throughout New Zealand mark International Women's Day on March 8

In brief

  • International Women's Day (IWD) is on March 8 2018 and CA ANZ is joining the celebrations in New Zealand
  • CA ANZ applauds the achievements of women with events in Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and other cities
  • Speeches by NZ Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy and former NZ prime minister Helen Clark to be livestreamed

Strong women, International Women's Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is held every year on March 8 and it is a global salute to the social, economic, cultural and political accomplishments of women. 

CA ANZ is marking IWD with a series of events in Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and other parts of New Zealand in March. 


Keynote speeches by the New Zealand Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM, QSO and former New Zealand prime minister, Helen Clark ONZ SSI will be livestreamed from Parliament to a Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Women’s Accountancy Group International Women’s Day breakfast.

The landmark IWD celebration in Parliament will be hosted by Julie Anne Genter, Minister for Women. The event has been organised by the UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand and the Zonta Club of Wellington.

It will also be live streamed to women’s groups across New Zealand.

The Women’s Accountancy Group breakfast is open to members, their clients and colleagues.

Event details:  CA ANZ Wellington IWD breakfast

Date:  Thursday 8 March 2018

Registrations: 6.45 - 7.30 am

Live stream:  7.00 - 9.00 am

Venue: New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, 1 Queens Wharf, Wellington

Wellington IWD breakfast

For more information contact: Nicole Ramage Member Services and Events Specialist on +6449174884

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CA ANZ in Auckland is celebrating IWD with a champagne breakfast with business and wellness entrepreneur Makaia Carr.

Carr is the founder of online business success Motivate Me NZ – an exclusive members only community created for like-minded Kiwi women looking for positive support during their journey of living a healthier lifestyle.

A webcast of the event will be made available to all CA ANZ members in New Zealand.

Event details:  CA ANZ Auckland IWD breakfast

Date:  Thursday 8 March 2018

Registrations: 7.30am – 8.00am 

Presentation: 8.00am – 9.00am 

Venue: Chartered Accountants ANZ Conference Centre, 12-16 Nicholls Lane, Carlaw Park Complex, Parnell, Auckland 

Auckland IWD breakfast

For more information contact: Kate Creagh, Member Services and Events Specialist on +64 9 303 5186

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In Christchurch CA ANZ is hosting a lunchtime event to mark IWD.

The keynote speakers confirmed for the event include business leader Sue Lindsay and Jax Hamilton, a celebrity chef.

Lindsay is general manager of one of New Zealand’s largest agribusinesses and a researcher, coach and champion of the feminine advantage in business and leadership. Best known for her role on MasterChef, Hamilton will share with attendees her life recipes that work inside and outside the kitchen.

Event details:  CA ANZ Christchurch IWD lunch

Date:  Thursday 8 March 2018

Registrations: 11.30 am

Presentation: 12.00 - 2.00 pm

Venue: Rydges Hotel, Latimer Square, Christchurch

Christchurch IWD lunch

For more information contact: Kate McMurray Member Services and Events Specialist on +64 3 961 2413

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Central North Island

Several events in the Central North Island will mark International Women's Day including a lunch and workshop event in Taranaki, a workshop in Hamilton, along with events in Hawke’s Bay and Gisborne. 

In Tauranga, Bay of Plenty members are invited to attend an event on International Women's Day, headlined by guest speaker Vicki Semple who will discuss her role in organising the AIMS Games, an annual sporting event held in Tauranga, which attracts 166 schools from around New Zealand. 

IWD events in Central North Island

For more information contact: Tertia Whitcombe, Member Services and Events Specialist on +64 7 839 2834

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