Past events

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

29 Sep 2015 - 5:30pm
James Cook Grand Chancellor
25 Aug 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Coene's Provisions

We will be organising taxi-vans to transport members to Coene’s Provisions (pick up from The Terrace and Lambton Quay – confirmed pick up points will be sent when we have numbers).  If you would like a seat in one of the taxi-vans please rsvp asap so we can confirm numbers.

28 Jul 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Antipodes® Scientific Organic Beauty™ brand is owned by Wellingtonian Elizabeth Barbarlich, and driven out of New Zealand’s capital city. Meeting the market by bringing consumers around the world a skincare range differentiated by the fact that end formulas (not just the parts) are scientifically validated and premium ingredients are sourced from New Zealand’s nature. 

1 Jul 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Te Wharewhaka Functions Centre
Sponsored by Madison Recruitment.

Programme attached.