At the 2014 AAPNZ Annual General Meeting held on Saturday 9 August at the Novotel Tainui Hotel in Hamilton, Wendy Rapana was confirmed as the new National President for the year ahead.   The immediate Past President Lorraine McKeown gave her valedictory speech at the Awards Dinner and then introduced the new National President to members, guests and sponsors.  The National Executive Team is made up of Vice President Shirley-Anne Pearce, 2nd Vice President and National Administrator Denise McElwain, Central Regional Leader Nicki Williamson and in two new roles representing our metropolitan areas are Vicki Faint (Wellington GP) and Kim Donovan (Auckland GP).


The theme for 2014 - 2014 period as announced by the new National President, Wendy Rapana is:


 AAPNZ has 11 groups nationwide offering fantastic networking with similarly experienced administrative professionals; access to wonderful training opportunities; and recognition of members' achievements. Members include recent newcomers to the profession through to experienced administrative professionals, both male and female. You have a sense of professional identity and belonging through being a member of AAPNZ. Check to see if there is a group near you, and take advantage of networking, mentoring, sharing common experiences, listening to interesting speakers, upskilling, socialising ... and having fun. 

For more information, please phone 0800 469 737 or email membership@aapnz.org.nz.



New Strategic Partners & Sponsors




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 Pacific Resort Aitutaki

Pacific Resort Hotel Group has exclusive special offers for AAPNZ members.


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 Miny & Mo are a new national sponsor who have donated amazing gift boxes for the 2014 AAPNZ AGM & PD Forum, as well as the winner of the Administrative Professional of the Year.  To find out who they are and what amazing corporate gift boxes they produce, watch this space.

See their intro pdf here.


Training Opportunities

Bright*Star Training - click  here for more information

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