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.







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 on 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 30 March 2021 with Yuong Ha, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Chief Economist and Head of Economics.





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




Lunchtime on 24 September 2019 with City Councillors Diane Calvert and Andy Foster.






Lunchtime on 3 September 2019 with Justin Lester





The Wellington Business Network is supported by:

Accentuate+ Public Relations


Centre of Business Excellence


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