Monday, July 31 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Student Career Start-Up Drive

Join us at the University of Auckland in the Sir Owen G Glen Building from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday 31st July for our Student Career Start-Up drive.

This event is FREE for all HKNZBA members, friends and non-members. Our esteemed executive committee members will serve as our presenting panelists at this event, educating students and interested members about opportunities that may develop from HKNZBA and assisting them in learning about potential future career paths.

Join us for a night of drinks, entertainment, and plenty of networking chances with other like-minded individuals and business people. Even though the event’s main focus is on student involvement and job chances, anyone looking to expand their network of contacts and discover new opportunities will find it relevant.

Some of our specialists include:


  • Private Practice – Stella Chan from Forest Harrison
  • Barrister & Mediator – Dr Heida Donegan from Prince Chambers

Account/Entrepreneur – Andrew Sayers from iNZvest

Education – Professor Ricky Chan from AUT

Marketing – Rory Wyatt from Naked Marketing

Tourism – Heather Gallagher from Cathay Pacific & Franz Mascarenhas from the Langham Group

Government – Dana Avram from MFAT & Ivy Huang from NZTE

Insurance – Sammie Antona from Willis Towers Watson

Business Entrepreneur – Martin Abert from Function Eight & Vicki Chow from Stonewood

Banking – Alan Chan from ASB

Global Corporate – Pier Smulders from Alibaba

This event is being generously supported by Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Sydney.

Please make cheques payable to ‘Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association’ and either post or take into the office. For more information contact

Terms and Condition

  • No-shows will be billed.
  • No invoice will be issued for payment processing.
  • A tax receipt will be issued upon request and receipt of payment.