Latest news...

  • Honouring our 2019 Milestone Members

    09 Dec 2019

    We are delighted to have so many loyal members who have achieved long-service milestone memberships during 2019!

  • Governance NZ Prizes for Waikato University students

    26 Nov 2019

  • Accelerate your Governance Career in 2020

    13 Dec 2017

    Develop the skills, resources and knowledge to equip you in your role as a governance professional!

  • CE attends reception for HRH Prince Charles

    20 Nov 2019

    Our CE, Linda Noble, attended a reception for Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at Government House...

  • Governance Training Online

    07 Aug 2019

    Learn the twin arts of Effective Minute Taking and Effective Meeting Procedures with our online learning videos...

  • Governance Lessons Learned

    02 Oct 2019

    Keynote speaker, Dame Jenny Shipley, offered some wise and cautionary words for attendees to think about in the Boardroom when she spoke at the recent National Governance Conference...

  • New doors are about to open for governance professionals!

    14 May 2019


    From August 2019 a new professional designation of
    Chartered Governance Professional will sit alongside that of Chartered Secretary...

  • 2019 Award winners revealed

    21 Jun 2019

    Our Women in Governance Award winners were announced at a Gala Dinner held in Auckland last Thursday...find out who came away with a trophy!

  • Kate Reid FCIS receives Queen's Service Medal

    10 Jun 2019

    Governance NZ Board Member, Kate Reid FCIS, has been recognised in the recent Queen's Birthday Honours...

  • Award Finalists announced!

    24 May 2019

    The judging is complete...find out who the Finalists are for this year's Women in Governance Awards!

  • CE in the field...ILANZ Conference Exhibition

    17 May 2019

    Exhibiting at the ILANZ Conference in Dunedin last week was a first for Governance NZ and a great opportunity to raise the profile of our governance training and professional education programme...

  • 2019 Women in Governance Awards

    22 Feb 2019

    Entries now closed!

    We have received a host of truly inspiring entries
    and judging has commenced (a difficult task!)
    Check back here in a few weeks to find out who
    the Award Finalists are...

  • Top Student Award Two-in-a-Row for Hayley!

    09 Apr 2019

    Congratulations to Hayley Denoual, Semester Two 2018 Top Student Award recipient, who achieved an outstanding near perfect final mark of 97% in her Corporate Financial Management paper...

  • Good Governance under the spotlight

    01 Mar 2019

    The Mainzeal High Court decision has attracted attention from the governance community and is a timely reminder for all governance professionals to be cognisant of their responsibilities as guardians of good governance...

  • Honorary degree for David Mace FCIS

    08 Feb 2019

    The University of Auckland has conferred an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree on David Mace ONZM, long-time Fellow of Governance NZ...

  • Congratulations to Andrée Talbot CNZM

    29 Jan 2019

    Women on Boards Member, Andrée Talbot CNZM, has been honoured in the New Year Honours List 2019 for services to the Plunket Society...

  • 2018 New Members & Fellows

    19 Dec 2018

    New Fellow Taufil Omar FCIS with
    Jayne Atherton, Chair of Auckland Branch

    We would like to acknowledge and congratulate all of our new Associate Members and Fellows...

  • Honouring our Milestone Members!

    19 Dec 2018

    Auckland Branch Chair, Jayne Atherton,
    with 70-year member Don Caradus FCIS

    We are delighted to honour the many loyal members who have achieved long-service milestone
    memberships during 2018...

  • Dr Tony Ellis FCIS to join Harvard

    12 Dec 2018

    Wellington human rights barrister, Dr Tony Ellis FCIS, will join the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program community as a Visiting Fellow for the Spring Semester, January to July 2019...

  • Wellington Chair a Mandarin superstar!

    06 Dec 2018

    Shane Bidois FCIS, the Chair of Wellington Branch Committee, has won a Prime Minister's scholarship to study Chinese at Peking University...

  • Governance NZ Prizes for Top Waikato students

    15 Nov 2018

    Each year Governance NZ sponsors the Governance New Zealand Prize in Business Law awarded to two high-achieving students from Waikato University’s Management School. Congratulations to Logan King and Sam Woolerton...

    Sam Woolerton with Shelley Bird ACIS

  • Stewart Germann FCIS receives Australian honour

    06 Nov 2018

    New Zealand franchise lawyer Stewart Germann has been honoured in Melbourne, Australia at this year’s Franchise Council of Australia Legal Symposium for his ‘outstanding contribution to franchising’...

  • Minister to present Awards this week!

    18 Jun 2019

    The Minister for Women, Hon Julie Anne Genter, will be in attendance at the Women in Governance Awards Gala Dinner to present trophies to all Award winners following a brief ministerial speech...