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 Meng Foon

Join the IPANZ New Professionals Leadership Team for a light breakfast, intravenous coffee and the opportunity to meet Meng Foon, Race Relations Commissioner. 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 Meng discuss first-hand his career path, highlights and challenges. There will be the opportunity to ask questions and engage with Meng as well.

  • Deloitte, Level 12, 20 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Tuesday 22 June
  • 07:15 am - 08:30 am
  • $0.00 Members
  • $0.00 Non Members

Wellbeing Strategy - Designing Work for Wellbeing

While executives have long recognised that wellbeing is important, the COVID-19 pandemic brought home how significant it really is. The New Professionals invite you to join them for an in depth, facilitated workshop on how organisations can think more deeply about ways to design wellbeing into the work itself so that both workers and the organisation can thrive moving forward.

  • Deloitte, Level 12, 20 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wednesday 23 June
  • 17:30 pm - 19:30 pm
  • $0.00 Members
  • $0.00 Non Members