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Presentations at the Post-Service Employment and Wellbeing Expo 2020

Air New Zealand

Speaker to be confirmed

Hear about Air New Zealand's ex-services community and career opportunities throughout New Zealand.

AUT Sport and Recreation

Dr Richard Wright, Senior Lecturer in Sports Management

Dr Richard Wright will be presenting some of the findings from a research project into improving the health, wellbeing, and social connectivity of ex-service personnel and their whānau.


Chris Saxby, Managing Director

Hear about what Babcock can do to help ex-service personnel wanting to enter engineering fields when they leave the New Zealand Defence Force.

Independent Living Solutions

Speaker to be confirmed

Independent Living Charitable Trust provides advice and information on health, wellbeing, and disability. Find out about the types of services and support that they offer.


Mariana Bould, Recruitment Consultant

KORR specialises in supplying maintenance, warehouse management, and recruitment consulting services to the aviation industry. Hear about what KORR can do for you.

No Duff Charitable Trust

Ben Peckham, General Manager

No Duff Charitable Trust provides crisis mental health support to veterans. Come along to hear about how the Trust was formed and stay for the Q&A session about their operations.

Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association

Danny Nelson, Senior Strategic Advisor

Hear from New Zealand's longest running veteran support organisation about their services, including advocacy, financial support, health and wellbeing, and comradeship.

Soldier, Sailors & Airmen's Association of New Zealand

Speaker to be confirmed

SSAANZ is a support organisation which is committed to improving the way Serving and Ex-service people interact, socialise, and support each other through sport and adventure.

Veterans' Affairs

Bernadine Mackenzie, Head of Veterans' Affairs

Come along to find out about who is eligible for Veterans' Affairs services and how they support eligible veterans and their whānau.

Veterans of Combined Forces Surfing Association

Bobby Ball, Chairman

Veterans of Combined Forces Surfing Association are committed to bringing the wider community of ex-service personnel together in the ocean and on the beach to work through the five ways to wellness.