Leaders Challenge 2019

Jacinda Ardern – Prime Minister of New Zealand

Andrew Becroft – Children’s Commissioner

Bernie Hawke – Dunedin Public Libraries

Kirsten Patterson – Institute of Directors

Lachlan Keating – CEO Deaf Aotearoa

Leonie Jackson -The Deaf Society

Marion Blake – CE Platform Trust

Mark Berry – President World Federation of the Deaf Youth Section

Tracey Martin – Minister for Children

Nicola van der Meijden – Able NZ

Paula Tesoriero – Disability Rights Commissioner

Porirua Mayor and Councillor

Russell Eastwood – The Alternative Board Director

Fay Amaral – Youth Town CEO

Merryn Tawhai – Auckland Bioengineering Institute


Chris Soukup – CSD

Dave Cull – Dunedin Mayor


Justin Lester – Mayor Wellington

Tony Compier – CEO Gymnastics NZ

Colin Allen AM – WFD President

David Shanks – Chief Censor