IPANZ New Professionals

Connect, be inspired and develop your career with the IPANZ New Professionals Network.

Joining IPANZ New Professionals

New Professionals is for those under 30 or new to the public sector. We offer:

  • Professional development and social events in Wellington
  • Networking opportunities, across public sector and related agencies
  • Career development, including mentoring

Activities include:

  • Meet the Chiefs breakfasts
  • Networking events with other groups
  • Social events
  • Biennial conference (next one in 2018)
  • Mentoring


It’s free to sign up to New Professionals:

  • Sign up to our Mailing List
  • At My Dashboard, select the New Professionals preference
  • Select Find My Organisation. Most government agencies are IPANZ members.
  • Or email us with your details


Contact Us

Contact the New Professionals Leadership Team by email admin@ipanz.org.nz or phone 04 463-6940

We also welcome sponsors who wish to support our events and gain access to future leaders.


Related Events


Deloitte and IPANZ New Professionals: Leadership in the Public Sector

Come along and hear from three accomplished and inspiring leaders in a panel-style, interactive discussion on their leadership journeys and how young professionals can prepare themselves to be leaders in the public sector.

  • Department of Conservation Conference Centre, 18-32 Manners Street, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Thursday 26 October
  • 17:30 pm - 20:00 pm

Meet the Chiefs: New Professionals Breakfast with Simon Draper

Join the IPANZ New Professionals Leadership Team for a light breakfast, intravenous coffee, and the opportunity to meet Simon Draper, Executive Director of the Asia New Zealand Foundation.

  • Russell McVeagh, Level 24,157 Lambton Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Tuesday 7 November
  • 07:15 am - 08:30 am