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


From the Beehive

‘From the Beehive’ is an opportunity to hear from people who have worked, or worked with those, in the Beehive. We will hear about their career journeys, the highs and lows, and how to navigate the Beehive ways of working.

  • Deloitte, Level 12, 20 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Thursday 30 August
  • 17:30 pm - 20:00 pm

New Professionals Conference

The IPANZ New Professionals Conference is back: 10-11 October, Te Papa, Wellington.This year's conference will focus on future gazing the state of Public Sector, and how to navigate that unknown future. We present to you: Future Lab - See the Future, Be the Future.

  • Te Papa Museum, 55 Cable Street, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wednesday 10 October–11 October
  • 09:00 am - 17:00 pm