Annette Main became the mayor of Whanganui in 2010, following a long career in tourism and a stint on the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council. Read about what prompted her to enter local government and what she has learnt.
Brittany Teei is determined to pass on the lessons she learned in the tough world of professional tennis. Through Kidscoin, a software programme that teaches kids financial literacy, she’s found just the way to do it.
"The feminisation of the medical workforce is bringing about positive change," says colorectal surgeon Liz Dennett. Liz is a senior lecturer in surgery at Otago University and is the first New Zealand female general surgeon appointed to the court of examiners of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.