National Conference 2018 | Debate, discussion and dirt!
National Conference 2018 roared into Rotorua, providing delegates with an exceptional line up of speakers who challenged assumptions, expanded horizons and inspired innovation.
See below for video highlights from the event - please note that not all speakers have given permission for their presentations to be published.
Day One | Thursday 30 August
The Māori Economy
Sir Wira Gardiner
Diversity Panel Discussion
Panelists: Kathy Mac Dermott, Chief Operating Officer, Property Council Australia, Leonie Freeman, Property Consultant and Jason Walker, Independent Consultant.
Facilitated by Ryan Johnson, National Director of Commercial and Industrial, Bayleys Real Estate.
A Conversation with Rt Hon Helen Clark
Facilitated by Ward Kamo, MC
Global Economics in the New Zealand Landscape
Cameron Bagrie, Bagrie Economics
RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor Results: Q2 2018
Sean Ellison, Senior Economist Asia Pacific, RICS
Risky Business: Insurance and Liability for Commercial Property
Tim Grafton, Chief Executive, Insurance Council of New Zealand
Where is the Market Taking Us?
Alan McMahon, National Director of Research and Consulting, Colliers International
Iwi Property Panel: Investment, Growth and New Initiatives
Panelists: Malcolm Short, Chairman, Pukeroa Oruawhata Trust; Richard Jeffries, GM Commercial, Tainui Group Holdings and Richard Wyeth, Chief Executive, Miraka Limited.
Facilitated by Ward Kamo, MC.
Where to from Here: A Property Council Update
Connal Townsend, Chief Executive, Property Council New Zealand
Day Two | Friday 31 August
Brooke Courtney, Bay of Plenty Branch President
Local Government: Pressures and Perspectives
Mayor Steve Chadwick, JP and Mayor of Rotorua
Central Government: Infrastructure and Impact
Hon Shane Jones, Regional Economic Development Minister
Big Data and Technology in the Development Sector
Dr Haydn Read, Head of Infrastructure Programmes, Auckland Council
Kay Read, Group General Manager Client Service Delivery, Ministry of Social Development
Your Voice in Action: Advocacy Update
Matt Paterson, Property Council New Zealand
Thank you to our sponsors for supporting this fantastic event - don't forget to save the date for next year's Conference in Sydney on 25-27 September 2019.