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The Wellington Business Network membership is open. We meet every six weeks or so on a Tuesday at Avida Restaurant & Bar, Wellington.

A guest speaker is invited to each event to give a brief presentation on a topical issue and each meeting concludes with a tapas lunch. Read more.


Lunchtime with John Saker, on Tuesday 9 April.

New Zealand Wine: What's Really Going On? Find out more and register here.


There’s a growing disquiet about our City Council and its spending priorities.

Lunchtime with Diane Calvert, Wellington City Councillor

Tuesday 21 November 


Renowned broadcaster and founder of The Platform

Lunchtime with Sean Plunket

Tuesday 8 August 2023


Let’s Get Wellington Moving and the WCC plan to radically change the heart of our city.

Lunchtime with Barrie Saunders - Tuesday 27 June 2023


Transforming your organisation's impact into a strategic asset for decision-making and ESG risk management.

Lunchtime with Dr Colin Habberton - Tuesday 4 October 2022


The changing political landscape

Lunchtime with Nicola Willis of Tuesday 26 April 2022


Do we still want a liveable city?

Lunchtime with Dame Kerry Prendergast

Tuesday 30 November



Lunchtime on Tuesday 9 November 2021. An informative business panel discussion





Lunchtime, on Tuesday 10 August 2021, with Dr Rod Carr, Chairperson of He Pou a Rangi – the Climate Change Commission


Lunchtime 27 APRIL 2021 with Grant Robertson, Minister of Finance and the Member of Parliament for Wellington Central.




Lunchtime on 4 August 2020 with David Seymour, Leader of ACT and MP for Epsom.



Lunchtime on 7 July 2020 with National Party rising stars, Chris Bishop and Nicola Willis.


Lunchtime on 18 February 2020 with Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Chief Economist and Head of Economics, Yuong Ha.



Lunchtime on 10 December 2019 with entrepreneur Tony Henderson-Newport of the PopUp Business School




The Wellington Business Network is supported by:

Accentuate+ Public Relations


Centre of Business Excellence


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