What do we do?

The aim of the Irish Business Network of New Zealand is to provide a friendly and open forum for business people with a connection to Ireland to network and socialise together.

The group comprises business professionals from a number of industries.

Want to contact us? Email info@ibnnz.com or join our LinkedIn group. You can also follow us on Twitter @IrishBusinessNZ.

Click here to join our mailing list and get updates on future events.


April 30 breakfast event with Ireland’s Minister of State for Diaspora

Ireland’s Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Mr Ciarán Cannon TD, is in Auckland for a short visit on Monday, April 30.Min-Cannon-thumb


Join the Irish Business Network of New Zealand for this special breakfast event with the Minister, discussing the issues facing Ireland and the diaspora.


Tickets $30, includes a breakfast buffet. Don’t delay, buy your ticket today.

Time: 7am-9am, April 30
Location: Europe House, 56 Wakefield St, Auckland 1010

Please note that the original event time has changed from evening to morning due to a change in the Minister’s travel schedule.


Business breakfast with visiting Irish Minister of State

We are delighted to host a breakfast event with Mr Jim Daly, TD – Irjim_daly_image.jpgeland’s Minister of State at the Department of Health with special responsibility for Mental Health and Older People – on Wednesday, March 14.

Minister Daly will be visiting New Zealand as part of the St Patrick’s Festival. Join the IBNNZ at this event and get a closer insight into the issues facing Ireland.

Time: March 14, 7am-9am
Venue: Europe House, 56 Wakefield St, Auckland
Tickets: $30. On sale now.

Find out more about the St Patrick’s Festival programme here.

Short and Sweet: Quick-fire presentations from Irish and NZ businesses

Join us for a fast-paced and fun night of thinking and networking! Hear from Irish companies doing business in New Zealand and Kiwi firms operating in Ireland.

Companies presenting:

Butlers Chocolates: Irish luxury chocolatier, with cafes in Wellington and Auckland.

SonruIrish company providing automated video interviewing for screening candidates.

Cemplicity:  NZ company providing patient experience software into the health sector in NZ and Ireland.

NZ Boutique Wines: NZ company supplying fine NZ wine to Ireland.

Wed 16th August 2017, 5.30pm-8.30pm @ PwC, Level 22, 188 Quay St, Auckland CBD.

Tickets $49. Buy your ticket now.

Don’t miss out on this great event! Ticket sales close Friday 11th August 2017.

The aim of the Irish Business Network of New Zealand  is to provide a friendly and open forum for business people with a connection to Ireland to network and socialise together.

Launched in 2015, the group comprises business professionals from a number of industries. We run a number of networking events during the year.

Please forward this to anyone you feel may be interested.

To discuss this event or any aspect of IBNNZ please contact Treza on 021 957 255 or info@ibnnz.com

Considering a return to Ireland?

Auckland poster - August 3rd 2017

Come along to this free information session and find out what you need to know about making the move back to Ireland from New Zealand.

A joint initiative by the Crosscare Migrant Project and the Consulate General of Ireland, Auckland, New Zealand.

> Returning with non-EEA partners and family members
> Healthcare and social welfare entitlements
> Migration
> Tax obligations
> Education and employment
> Social and culture factors
> Insurance
> Plus much more…

Venue: Auckland Irish Society, Rocky Nook Ave, Fowlds Park, Morningside, Auckland
Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017
Time: 6pm

Tickets now on sale: Lessons from Sport panel event – May 23


What’s it like predicting how many Olympic medals a country will get, planning a Lions tour, or training for an All-Ireland final while still doing your day job?

Hear from a panel of sport experts from Ireland, now living and working in NZ:

Ken Lynch, Athlete Development Lead, High Performance Sport NZ
Ian Long, Head of Public Affairs, New Zealand Rugby
Rory O’Carroll, All-Ireland winning Dublin GAA football player

Tuesday, May 23 from 5.45pm – 8pm @ PwC, 188 Quay Street, Auckland 1010

Tickets $49. On sale now until May 18. Numbers are strictly limited. Don’t miss out on this event!

Click here to BUY YOUR TICKET.