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.

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

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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.

Photos: Business breakfast with visiting Irish Minister of State

Breakfast event with Irish Minister of State

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Ireland’s Taoiseach Enda Kenny, left, with Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan, TD. 

The Irish Business Network NZ will be hosting a special breakfast event with Mr Patrick O’Donovan, TD, Ireland’s Minister of State for Tourism and Sport on Friday, March 10.

Minister O’Donovan will be visiting New Zealand as part of the St Patrick’s Festival.

Join the IBNNZ to get a closer insight into the issues facing Ireland.

Date and time: Friday, March 10, 7am-9am

Venue: Europe House, Level 16, 56 Wakefield St, Auckland
Tickets $30, strictly limited. RSVP by March 7.

Click here to buy your tickets now.

Brexit Breakfast at Europe House

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With the UK decision to leave the European Union, what will be the implications for Ireland,  Britain and New Zealand?

Joining us to discuss the issues of Brexit at a very special breakfast event on February 15 will be:

Jonathan Sinclair
British High Commissioner to New Zealand

Niamh McMahon
Honorary Consul General for Ireland in New Zealand

Tony Alexander
Chief Economist at the Bank of New Zealand

Tickets to this event have sold out but you are welcome to join the wait list, should a ticket become available.

Speed networking event: Tickets now on sale

squareJoin the Irish Business Network of New Zealand on Tuesday, November 29 for a night of networking with a difference!

Broaden your links to the Irish business community in NZ and meet Irish professionals working in NZ and Kiwis with links to Ireland.

Join us at Ernst & Young in Auckland’s CBD from 5.30pm for drinks, nibbles and this unique opportunity for networking. Don’t forget your business cards!

Tickets are strictly limited. $30 per person. Click HERE to buy tickets now.  RSVP by Thursday, November 24.

Special thanks to Ernst & Young for supporting this event.

 

Irish Legacy Dinner: Tickets now on sale

Join us, in this special centenary year of the 1916 rising, for dinner and drinks to celebrate at least 100 years of Irish legacy in New Zealand.

This year’s dinner will take place at The Heritage Hotel Team Rooms in Auckland on Thursday, September 15 at 6.30pm.

Tickets for last year’s event sold very quickly so do not miss out on your chance to attend in 2016.

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The set-up at the Heritage Hotel for the Celebration of the Irish Legacy in New Zealand dinner.

Our guest speaker on the night will be Professor Peter Kuch, Chair of Irish Studies at Otago university. Professor Kuch has published some 50 refereed articles, book chapters and books on Yeats, Joyce, Eliot, Irish theatre, Irish literature, Irish and Australian film, literary theory, Australian literature, and Australian history. He is currently engaged in writing a cultural history of the performance of Irish theatre in New Zealand and Australia and is the representative for those countries on the international organising committee of the Irish Theatrical Diaspora Project.

Tickets are $115 each. Click here to reserve your seat, or email info@ibnnz.com