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Women Behind the Wheel – Photo Comp

Congratulations to the 2017 Winners!

Show and Shine – Amy Edwards

Action Shot – Sheree Nield

Open Category – Brian Coxhead

People’s Choice – Amanda Bright

New Zealand Women’s Leadership Symposium

On the back of a series of important developmental initiatives for women last year, the second edition of the New Zealand Women’s Leadership Symposium is taking place in Auckland on June 5/6th.

Focusing on the challenges and opportunities for women leaders in the contemporary workforce, the event is an unparalleled gathering of NZ’s best and brightest female talent. During the event, women leaders from every sector and industry come together to hear from an exceptional line up of inspirational guest speakers and explore topics including gender equality, leadership, career advancement and life fulfilment. Keynote speakers include:

  • The Right Hon Jenny Shipley DNZM PC – former New Zealand Prime Minister
  • Dr Farah Palmer ONZM – Board Member, Rugby New Zealand and former Black Ferns Captain
  • Renee Graham – Chief Executive, Ministry for Women.

Limited tickets are available at the reduced rate of $895 per person (less for bookings of 3 or more).

More information: http://www.womenandleadership.co.nz/symposium

Tickets at the reduced rates: http://www.womenandleadership.co.nz/store-page.html#!/New-Zealand-Symposium/p/100729669/category=0

We need better rest stops!

We need your help Ladies. One of the WiRT objectives is to make the country’s rest stops a safer place for those of you out on the road, keeping the wheels turning.

Where are the best rest stops for trucks in New Zealand? – ones with good toilets, good parking and adequate lighting. If you have a favourite stop on your run, let us know. If there are some that need improving, share that with us too. We need your input to start the wheels of change turning so please add your comments below and let’s talk…!

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