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 with Gaye Searancke

Join the IPANZ New Professionals Leadership Team for a light breakfast, intravenous coffee and the opportunity to meet Gaye Searancke, Secretary for Land Information and Chief Executive..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 Gaye discuss first-hand her career path, highlights and challenges. There will be the opportunity to ask questions and engage with Gaye as well.

  • Deloitte, Level 12, 20 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Tuesday 17 May
  • 07:15 am - 08:30 am
  • $0.00 Members
  • $0.00 Non Members

New Professionals Budget Event

What’s the budget all about?! Join the New Professionals Leadership Team at this in-person event, to learn more about the government budget process, hear from young professionals who have worked on budget proposals for their agency and compete for a prize in the napkin budget challenge!

  • Deloitte, Level 12, 20 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Thursday 2 June
  • 17:30 pm - 19:00 pm
  • $0.00 Members
  • $0.00 Non Members