Past events

30 Aug 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Madison Recruitment

Dr Jo Cribb - Chief Executive, Ministry for Women

26 Jul 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
To be confirmed

Rydges Wellington is centrally located on downtown Featherston Street with a unique combination of harbour and city outlooks. The Wellington accommodation is within walking distance to Lambton Quay, Westpac Stadium, Queens Wharf and Wellington Railway Station making it ideally located in the heart of the capital.  This 4+ star hotel offers 280 Wellington accommodation rooms for business and leisure guests with the benefits of modern facilities.  There are also 19 apartment-style suites, perfect for long Wellington accommodation requirements with washer and drier facilities available. 

28 Jun 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Amora Hotel Wellington

Amora Hotel Wellington have generously invited PACE members to join them for lunch and to look around their hotel facilities on Tuesday 28 June at 12.30pm.

31 May 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
James Cook Grand Chancellor

We are thrilled to advise that we have Heather Salmon, Facilitator and Performance Consultant from APEX Performance Solutions to join us for our May meeting.  Heather specialises in the development and delivery of performance improvement programmes including: leadership development and mentoring, team effectiveness, customer service, creative thinking, time management and business writing.

26 Apr 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

Following on from feedback from PACE members, we are pleased to advise that we have arranged for Denise Church QSO to join us at our next meeting.  Denise has a number of roles on different boards, including Chair of both ESR and Karori Sanctuary Trust (ZEALANDIA). She is a Director of Leadership Matters Ltd with an interest in leadership development and high performance for senior managers, boards and executive teams.

29 Mar 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
James Cook Grand Chancellor

This month’s meeting is an opportunity to share your tips and tricks with other PACE members.  We are the unseen 'motors' that keep the business running - our work days are fast paced and comprise a wide variety of tasks.  The tools of our trade are often self-taught or learnt on the job.  This month’s meeting is all about the tips and tricks of our trade and an opportunity to learn new tools from each other. 

23 Feb 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Rydges Wellington

Frank Aldridge, The Integral Group Ltd

In this interactive session, Frank will provide some practical and entertaining tips for negotiating, which will work in different circumstances – from buying a car to getting your next pay rise.

Over 20 years, Frank has negotiated over 300 commercial contracts and run public workshops in the Psychology of Negotiating.

He has been involved in both sides of the procurement process, including:

26 Jan 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Cliftons Wellington

Please join us for a networking evening to catch up after the break.

The function will be held at Cliftons in the Majestic Centre. The Majestic Centre has now been brought up to earthquake compliant level.

Cliftons has new rooms for up to 200 pax, all natural light and in-house catering.

To find out more about Cliftons, click here:

1 Dec 2015 - 6:00pm
St Johns Bar & Restaurant

Come along to the Christmas Event of the year - we'd love to see you with a bit of festive sparkle! 

Dinner and some drinks provided, along with fun and laughs!

Payment of $30 per perons to PACE bank account 02 0585 0069125 00 (please include your name as a reference)

27 Oct 2015 - 5:30pm
James Cook Grand Chancellor

For this meeting, we will be holding a sort of "mini symposium" with the following three presenters:

  • Jo Muggeridge and Joy Hewitt from Strictly Savvy
  • Helen Hancox from The Flying Filing Squad.
  • Sue Reeves from AIS coaching and mentoring

There will also be time at the end for some quality networking.

Sue Reeves

Many of you will know Sue as long time member, and former Chair of PACE.  Sue has a new focus AIS: AWARENESS   INSIGHT   SHINE