It's an undeniable fact that New Zealand lags behind
many other developed nations in terms of women's participation
in the top jobs and governance positions across both the
business sector and professional services.
If this statement surprises you, then spend some time in the
articles in this area to read the facts for
yourself. We take great care to ensure the content we have
here is backed by up to date research to support
If you already know the rather gloomy situation, then what you'll
find here are many and varied articles on the topic of governance
and leadership. We have book reviews, research summaries and
relevant statistics and interviews with some of New Zealand's most
impressive leaders, both men and women. These include, to
name but a few, Justice Lowell Goddard and John Palmer, Chair of
Air New Zealand.
We hope to, stretch, enlighten, provoke (in a good way) and inspire
you as well as to provide you with practical tips on being an
effective leader and a governor.