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


New Professionals - Meet the Chiefs Breakfast with Lil Anderson

Join the IPANZ New Professionals Leadership Team for a light breakfast, intravenous coffee and the opportunity to meet Lil Anderson, Chief Executive of Te Arawhiti - Office for Maori-Crown Relations. Come at 7.15am for breakfast, the speaker will start at 7.45am, it's an early start but well worth the effort to hear Lil discuss first-hand his career path, highlights and challenges. There will be the opportunity to ask questions and engage with Lil as well.

  • Deloitte, Level 12, 20 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wednesday 11 November
  • 07:15 am - 08:30 am
  • $0.00 Members
  • $0.00 Non Members

New Professionals - Young Leaders in Local Government

In 2019, Wellington's local government scene got an injection of youth, with a number of fresh-faced new leaders being elected in various parts of the greater Capital region. IPANZ New Professionals invites you to meet some of the Gen Z and Millennial councillors who are raising the voice of future generations to help shape the region's future and to hear about the challenges they have faced being leaders in an area of public service that has historically struggled to attract interest from younger generations

  • Russell McVeagh, Level 24,157 Lambton Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wednesday 18 November
  • 07:15 am - 08:30 am
  • $0.00 Members
  • $0.00 Non Members