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The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ) is the professional body for those involved in Human Resource Management and the development of people.

HRINZ represents the interests of 3,000+ individual members who make up around 45% of the known New Zealand HR market. Read More

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Branch Presidents Advisory Group (BPAG)

The Branch Presidents Advisory Group (BPAG) is a recognised HRINZ Advisory Group, comprising of Branch Presidents from each of the 15 regional branches, plus the virtual Academic Branch.

Key Role and Function

  • Be consulted on issues and decisions that impact on Branch operations and membership
  • Be consulted on significant issues affecting HRINZ (strategic plan, change in strategy or policy, constitutional and Governance changes)
  • Advise on Branch and Membership issues
  • Represent voice of Branches and Members
  • Provide feedback on national issues as requested
  • Knowledge sharing between Branches
  • Function as a testing ground or for new pilot ideas at a Branch or National level
Members of the Branch Presidents Advisory Group
Northland Branch Alastair Wiseman
Auckland Branch Teresa Seux
Auckland South Branch Michelle Maidens
Taranaki Branch Catherine Lo-Giacco
Waikato Branch Beverly Taylor
Bay of Plenty Branch TBC
Manawatu Branch Colin Morris
Hawkes Bay Branch Kerry Tattersall
Wellington Branch Maeve Neilson
Hutt Valley Branch Kimberly Kwan
Nelson Branch TBC
Canterbury Branch Vivienne Patterson
Otago Branch Elena Calvert
Queenstown/Southern Lakes Anya Henarath
Southland TBC
Academic Branch (virtual branch ) Jane Bryson
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