With this years International Women’s Day theme being "Press For Progress", we took time to appreciate the contributions made by women in the Staples Rodway organisation, and to encourage the pursuit of top roles which have historically been held by men.
Oksana Simonoff has spent much of her career working in senior tax positions. This year she has shifted her focus to a new pursuit: Democratic Education, by starting a Bush-School in Clevedon, the first of its kind in New Zealand.
Join us on the 22nd of August at Staples Rodway Auckland for Practical Business Growth: Her Thriving Business, where we will be looking at the key areas in your business that you can influence and the strategies you can adopt to achieve growth and improvement.
SOHO Wines’ Havana Pinot Noir 2015 was recently awarded a Gold Medal, the Trophy for Best Marlborough Pinot Noir, and the Trophy for Best New Zealand Pinot Noir at the International Wine Challenge – one of the world’s most prestigious wine competitions. We caught up with Rachael Carter, founder and Managing Director, to hear about her journey to success.
Nikki Kaye has been the Member of Parliament for Auckland Central since 2008 and is the Minister for Youth and Associate Minister of Education. We spoke to her about her career and her experiences as a woman in politics.
Mai Chen is the Managing Partner in the law firm Chen Palmer, and is one of New Zealand's top lawyers, particularly in the field of public law. We sat down with her to talk discrimination, diversity and the difficulties of balancing her demanding work and busy life.
Interview by Nicola Hoogenboom & Annette Azuma
STAPLES RODWAY WOMEN IN BUSINESS
Q: Why did you become a lawyer in public law?
A: My family had come to New Zealand and...
Staples Rodway Auckland has promoted three of its team from Senior Manager to Associate Director. Kaison Chang, Sonia Gaskin and Sachin Patel have received the promotions in recognition of their dedication and expertise.