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Event date: 12/8/2022 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Export event
DWN Volunteer Regional Leader of the Year Event - Invercargill
Katrina Thomas

DWN Volunteer Regional Leader of the Year Event - Invercargill

Thursday 8 December | 6.00pm | Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill

Join DWN for an evening of inspiration and celebration with Wendy Petrie, as she shares her stories around keeping focused through challenging times in her down-to-earth approach to life.

Grab your friends, family, or farm team for an evening off-farm as we celebrate the end of the year. We will recognise inspiration and excellence at grass roots with the announcement of the 2022 DWN Regional Leader of the Year award, supported by FMG.

Then dance the night away with entertainment from a local DJ.

This evening is brought to you by Work Safe.  

Time: 6.00pm Arrival | 6.30pm Start 

Venue: Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill

Meet Wendy Petrie

For 14 years Wendy anchored TVNZ’s flagship 1 News programme, becoming the face of New Zealand television. After losing her job in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic she has adapted to host, chair and speak at summits and conferences that focus on building resilience. Wendy hasn’t gone far from television, filling in on a variety of shows from Breakfast to Seven Sharp and Tonight, enjoying the freedom to show more of her personality.

Meet the Finalists

This year, the three finalists are:

        ·  Kelly Bavin - Southland

        ·  Melissa Munnik - Southland

         · Nicola Bryant - Taranaki

Read more about the finalists here


DWN Members - $85.00 | Rural Professional Non-Network Partner $100.00

Click here for more information and to register 




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