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Governance New Zealand (GNZ)


Governance New Zealand (GNZ) is the New Zealand Division of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA International). The New Zealand Division of the Institute was formed in 1937.

GNZ has 1,097 members and 42 Students in New Zealand, and was established to promote and maintain professionalism in the fields of commerce and administration. As the commercial and corporate legislative scene in New Zealand changed GNZ expanded to reflect its members' involvement in such diverse areas as banking, education, government and law.

Members hold administrative posts in most sectors of the business world. In New Zealand just over half the members are in industry and commerce, a third of them are in the company secretarial field; the remainder are engaged in a wide variety of administrative and management roles. In the public sector a high proportion are in local government. The qualification is widely respected in government service and other public sector organisations.

GNZ Board

Chris Luoni FCIS, President    

Dr Jack Dowds FCIS, Vice President        

Kerry Heath FCIS, Past President & International Council Member       

Kim DeGarnham FCIS, Treasurer              

John Nimmo FCIS, Past President           

Devendra Oza FCIS, Past President         

Paul Kane FCIS, Northern Electoral Representative                 

James Lockie FCIS, Northern Electoral Representative            

David Jones FCIS, Central Electoral Representative

Dr Rosanne Hawarden FCIS, Southern Electoral Representative    


Address: Governance New Zealand Inc., Level 2, 44 Anzac Avenue, Auckland 1010
PO Box 444, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140, New Zealand

Tel: +64(9) 377 0130, 0800 242 669
Fax: +64(9) 366 3979
Email: info@governancenz.org
Website: www.governancenz.org



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