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 and Auckland
  • 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 (October 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


Meet the Chiefs: New Professionals Breakfast with Karen Jones

Join the IPANZ New Professionals Leadership Team for a light breakfast, intravenous coffee, and the opportunity to meet Karen Jones, Deputy Chief Executive Public Affairs, New Zealand Police. Karen is currently on secondment as Director, Office of the Chief Executive, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

  • Deloitte, Level 12, 20 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Tuesday 19 June
  • 07:15 am - 08:30 am

Meet the Chiefs: A New Professionals Event with Mac Leauanae

Come to the first IPANZ New Professionals Auckland event and meet and hear from Laulu Mac Leauanae, Chief Executive of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples.

  • The Cellar, University of Auckland, 8 Alfred Street, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Thursday 21 June
  • 17:30 pm - 19:00 pm