We’re fortunate to live in a time and place where opportunity abounds, a time when many women have come to the forefront, risen to the top and who are making that place count.

ignite gathers together these women, the game changers whose endeavours have altered industries, impacted economies, provided employment for myriads and who lever their commercial gains into philanthropic endeavours to make the biggest difference possible.

Wednesday, Aug 16th , 3.30pm - 7.00pm
EY - 2 Takutai Square, Britomart, Auckland
for your budget
Standard Ticket $400 +gst
Premium Member Ticket $280+gst

Over two fantastic sessions our fab Chair, Theresa Gattung will facilitate an in-depth conversation to get to heart of the entrepreneurial drive of one of our genuine national treasures.

For decades Anne Norman, together with her husband, have built up and preserved what can justifiably be described as a core part of New Zealand's retail backbone.  Significant contributors to the Australasian economies, they are owners of James Pascoes, Farmers and Whitcoulls as well as Prouds (in Australia) they employ more than 12000 people.

In recognition of her significant achievements, Anne was inducted into the New Zealand Hall of Fame for Women Entrepreneurs in 2014.

A woman who at this point in life could justifiably have stepped back, Anne is very much involved in driving the success of their businesses on a day to day basis.

Anne is a truly a low key person and much prefers the background to the limelight so we are especially stoked to share a rare opportunity for you to glean insights and wisdom from this much revered member.


Once you’ve settled on your beverage of choice, time is included following the session as your opportunity to pick up discussion points one on one, reconnect with those you know and build new relationships with other inspiring peers.

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You're warmly invited to join as a premium member of Co.OfWomen and add yourself to an organisation making a huge difference for women (not to mention the practical advantage of getting 30% off these tickets!)

Join with experienced entrepreneurs and leaders and add yourself and your experience to this gathering - get your registration going below.

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