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Two Business Leaders Recognised With Institute Of Directors’ Highest Accolade

Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 3:00 pm | Institute Of Directors

Two business leaders, former New Zealand politician David Caygill (CNZM) and Ken Williamson (KStJ QSM JP), have been named Distinguished Fellows of the Institute of Directors (IoD) – the Institute’s highest accolade. The pair both have a long ... More >>

New And Emerging Risks Continue To Drive Directors And Officers Insurance Uncertainty

Friday, 11 February 2022, 7:00 am | Institute Of Directors

Global and local influences, including the impact of increased community expectations, regulatory requirements and need for greater transparency around culture and wider environmental performance continue to affect the New Zealand market for Directors ... More >>

Talent Famine Looms Large In Director Survey With Vaccine Efficacy Hot On Its Heels

Friday, 3 December 2021, 7:20 am | Institute Of Directors

A mounting skills shortage, border restrictions and vaccine efficacy were top of the list of issues causing directors sleepless nights in the Institute of Directors and ASB’s latest Director Sentiment Survey . The 2021 Survey proved Covid-19’s ... More >>

Disability As Diversity: The Right To Be Ordinary

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 9:39 am | Institute Of Directors

By Sonia Yee When asked about his favourite pastime, Paul Curry beams, ‘teaching and meditation.’ “There’s a lot of pressure out there in today’s society and a lot of stress especially at this time when people have lost their stability,” ... More >>

One Bad Decision Can Be Life Changing For Directors

Friday, 22 October 2021, 9:57 am | Institute Of Directors

Crisis management, sustainability, and dealing with brand reputation are just some of the issues boards around the world are currently experiencing. Adding a global pandemic has only illuminated problem areas and weak spots for some businesses, but ... More >>

Recipients of First Steps in Governance Award

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 10:37 am | Institute Of Directors

Canterbury IoD branch names two recipients of First Steps in Governance Award Two members of the Canterbury branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD) are recipients of the 2021 First Steps in Governance Award, which provides opportunities for young ... More >>

Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM, QSO, DStJ Made A Distinguished Fellow Of The Institute Of Directors

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 9:02 am | Institute Of Directors

New Zealand Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM, QSO, DStJ has been made a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Directors (IoD). The honour is the highest the IoD can award, reserved for directors who have made a sustained and prominent contribution ... More >>

Prison For Directors Who Fail To Report On Climate Risks Unduly Harsh, Says The Institute Of Directors

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 12:38 pm | Institute Of Directors

Directors should not face jail time for failing to comply with proposed new climate-reporting standards, stressed the Institute of Directors (IoD). The IoD appeared before the Economic Development, Science and Innovation select committee today to present its ... More >>

Taking The Pulse On Boardroom Bullying

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 2:52 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) recently checked in on its members to gauge the degree to which boardroom bullying impacts New Zealand directors. Of the almost 250 respondents to the pulse survey, just under a third (32%) reported having been bullied ... More >>

Institute Of Directors Welcomes Long-awaited Incorporated Societies Bill

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 4:02 pm | Institute Of Directors

The IoD was pleased to see the Incorporated Societies Bill introduced into Parliament yesterday. Reform has been underway for over a decade and the Bill is long overdue. “The current Act governing incorporated societies is from 1908. It’s wildly outdated ... More >>

Organisations Upended By COVID-19; But Directors See Glimmers Of Hope Ahead

Saturday, 5 December 2020, 6:06 am | Institute Of Directors

COVID-19 had a starring role in the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) and ASB’s 2020 Director Sentiment Survey, with reverberations from the global pandemic still being felt at both a strategic and operational level. Although, not always in a bad ... More >>

Canterbury Lawyer’s Community Spirit Behind Her First Steps In Governance Award Win

Monday, 19 October 2020, 6:33 pm | Institute Of Directors

Lawyer Alex Booker will take her first steps in governance with a two-year internship on the board of Comcare, after winning a 2020 First Steps in Governance award from the Canterbury branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD). Alex Booker As well as ... More >>

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? Directors And The ‘leave Of Absence’ Dilemma

Friday, 9 October 2020, 8:12 am | Institute Of Directors

A lack of clarity around directors’ personal liability while on extended leave means they’re more likely to resign than take leave of absence, diminishing New Zealand’s pool of strong, experienced directors and potentially challenging board ... More >>

Market For D&O Insurance Hardest In Living Memory

Saturday, 26 September 2020, 6:11 am | Institute Of Directors

Directors in New Zealand and Australia are facing the most volatile and restrictive liability insurance market in living memory, according to a report released today by the Institute of Directors (IoD) with Marsh and MinterEllisonRuddWatts . And there ... More >>

Two Emerging Directors Win Top Spot In Institute Of Directors’ Annual Awards

Friday, 11 September 2020, 7:46 pm | Institute Of Directors

Melinda Baillie and Cam Finlayson have each won an Emerging Director Award from the Institute of Directors (IoD) Canterbury Branch. The IoD presents its Emerging Director Awards annually to people who show leadership, integrity and enterprise ... More >>

Emerging Director Award Winner’s Desire To Grow New Zealand Organisations And Its People

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 9:57 am | Institute Of Directors

Matthew Payton. Matthew Payton has been announced as the Institute of Directors Auckland branch Emerging Director 2020. Matthew is currently part of the management team at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare where he has accumulated more than 22 ... More >>

Longer, Harder And Riskier – What Are Directors Paid These Days?

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 2:56 pm | Institute Of Directors

When COVID-19 first hit New Zealand earlier this year, 40% of directors stopped being paid or took reduced fees, the Institute of Directors (IoD) and professional services firm, EY said today. The IoD and EY surveyed 674 directors holding 1830 ... More >>

Moteuka Entrepreneur And Philanthropist Wins Emerging Director Award

Monday, 17 August 2020, 6:45 pm | Institute Of Directors

Zoe Dryden has been announced the winner of the Nelson Marlborough Emerging Director Award. Zoe Dryden Zoe is the co-owner of Abel Tasman Kayaks and the owner and Managing Director of Second Base, an executive coaching company that runs leadership development ... More >>

Emerging Leader Olivia Egerton Wins Director Award

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 9:28 am | Institute Of Directors

The Canterbury Branch of the Institute of Directors (IOD) has announced that emerging leader Olivia Egerton is their 2020 First Steps in Governance awardee. The award is given each year by the professional body of directors and seeks individuals who ... More >>

Funding For 85% Of NZ Not-for-profit Entities Impacted By COVID-19

Monday, 27 July 2020, 9:03 am | Institute Of Directors

Results of a recent Institute of Directors poll show that 85% of board members on not-for-profit organisations say COVID-19 has moderately or significantly affected their funding. The ‘pulse check’ conducted in the first two weeks of July looked ... More >>