Good Governance with a Pacific Lens Workshop

Free workshop focused on the practice of governance, practical and useful for new and emerging governors/board members.

April 15, 9am – 4:30pm

This one-day governance training course will cover the fundamentals of good governance.

It's delivered from a Pacific point of view and builds on Pacific people’s strengths and experiences - which makes it unique in the world of governance training in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Workshop description

In this workshop you will learn more about:

  • how to define governance and have a high-level understanding of good governance, through western and Pacific lenses;
  • the general skills, attributes and experiences needed for governance;
  • what governance practices look like in action at the board table;
  • what you need to do to build your governance experience;
  • how to be more confident, as Pacific people, in using your strengths and experiences to contribute effectively in the boardroom.


Thursday April 15

9am – 4:30pm

Te Rauparaha Arena

17 Parumoana Street



Caren Rangi, ONZM, FCA.jfif

Caren Rangi, ONZM, FCA

Caren is passionate about adding value to Pacific communities, through the utilisation of her strengths in facilitation, training, auditing and community development, in governance positions and through the provision of consulting services.


Mele Wendt (BA, DipTchg, CertMgt, CertIoD)

A respected leader in the education sector and not for profit sector and her governance career spans over 20 years across 15 different entities. A certified member of the Institute of Directors since 2007, she currently serves on the boards of Te Kura (the Correspondence School) and the Wellington Community Trust.


The course content will be focused on the practice of governance, and be practical and useful for new and emerging governors/board members. The groups will be kept small to ensure maximum talanoa/discussion and interaction.