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Robin achieved fame for his small business rural community when in 1997 he became the Toastmasters International New Zealand Speech Champion and competed in the World Championship in New Orleans that same year. From a Dairy Farming background, it was the Young Farmers Club he joined that sparked his interest in public speaking.

Robin has a background in Human Resource and Office Management, but a passion for wellness. She is a professional Member of the New Zealand Association of Professional Hypnotherapists, and Reiki Practitioner. Stress is a fundamental to life and it is the management of both positive and negative stress that determines our wellness. When we understand our mind and the impact it has on our everyday decisions we can use it effectively to make choices, bring balance into our lives and experience less stress balance and a feeling of wellness or being alive. Robin has a programme that identifies stress, the triggers associates with stress, and simple ways to deal with stress to help deal with training for enhanced “coping” skills.

coach of the Southern Sting Steel, Netball legend Robyn Broughton is putting her name behind the Air New Zealand Golden Oldies World Netball Festival which will be held in Queenstown for the first time in November 2009.

With over 14 years as a professional speaker, 10 years in sales and telemarketing management and 13 years in the hospitality industry, Robyn has clear insight into networking, prospecting and people development.

Rod’s practical philosophy of teamwork and inspiration has taken him to the very top. As a businessman he has successfully built up a multi-million dollar merchandising business. As a former coach of Australia’s national Rugby Union Side, the Wallabies, he has led his team to World Cup and Bledisloe Cup Victories as well as winning the Tri-Nations championships – and he’s done it using his own unusual techniques. Those who work with him or are coached by him cannot speak highly enough of his abilities to lead, motivate and direct people to success.

Strategies for success. The prime mover behind Sydney’s bid for the 2000 Olympic Games. Prior to that he had a career of national prominence in the legal profession, proven management skills and an abiding interest in sport.

Roger has been a radio broadcaster all his working life since the 1960's working as a Radio Windy original 1973-75 and 1982-1990 in Wellington, as a guest announcer on ZMFM, Classic Hits, NewstalkZB, Capital Radio London, 6VA Albany, WA, TVW7-6IX Perth, WA, BBC Radio 2005-7 and on National Radio since 2003

Ruud Kleinpaste was born in Indonesia but moved to Holland and managed to pick up some foreign languages along the way. Natural history has always been Ruud's passion and he chased birds in a wide range of habitats.

World champion cyclist and Gold Medalist at the Athens Olympics, Sarah has what it takes to persist and achieve your goals.

Scott is Australia’s newest and best ‘young’ comedian who performs in excess of 150 engagements per year. Scott’s greatest natural asset is his likeability which uplifts the hears and soul of the toughest audience with consummate ease and whether performing as a stand up comic or as the Master of Ceremonies, Scott’s feedback is always outstanding.

is the driving force behind "PsychoTactics", and an expert on using an understanding psychology to dramatically increase sales. 15+ years ago, he joined Leo Burnett one of the world's largest ad agencies. The skills he learnt took Sean on the heady road of copywriting, writing TV commercials (and how to do them in 5 seconds), graphic design, cartoons and web design. The underlying synchronicity was the constant search to find ways to communicate in the simplest, most effective manner. Sean has developed a system called Psycho Tactics. PsychoTactics unlocks the working of the human brain and radically tweaks the way you think and act about your business. This results in clarity of thought and greater profits.

Former Chairman of Air New Zealand through its turbulent times and Director of many companies.

Sharon and her partner started PC Direct, the very successful computer company which they sold in 1997 to Blue Star Products. She then ran a business importing continental foods and now is in partnership with her husband in Hire Pool.

Amazingly versatile musician, singer.

In 1977 Colin Quincey, Shaun’s father became the first man to row solo from New Zealand to Australia taking a grueling 63 days and 7 hours. In March 2010 Shaun stepped up to be the second man in history and first to row from Australia to New Zealand to conquer the Tasman Sea. Shaun’s epic voyage took 2 years of planning and 54 days of rowing in the world’s most dangerous ocean departing from Coffs Harbor and narrowly hitting the northern tip of ninety mile beach.

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