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World champion cyclist and Gold Medalist at the Athens Olympics, Sarah Ulmer ONZM has what it takes to persist and achieve 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.
20+ years ago, Sean joined Leo Burnett one of the world's largest ad agencies. The skills he learnt took him 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 PsychoTactics. 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.
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.
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.
Simon is an advertising guru and self made millionaire who was featured on Channel 9 as one of Australia’s youngest successful business people. Siimon has won almost every major advertising award in the world for creative thinking and was previously the Executive Director of John Singleton Advertising. Simon presents the four character traits of all successful business people and has recently completed writing his fourth book.
Simon is a down to earth and popular MC, experienced television presenter and voice-over artist.
Well known TV personality and presenter, Simon also works with the Variety Club of New Zealand.
The former captain of the All Blacks still has a high profile from his battle with cancer, his charity appearances and his work with prostate cancer awareness.
His coaching and motivation of the World Champion Seven's side made him a legend in the sport. He has four Commonwealth Games Gold Medals to prove it!
Sir Ray Avery was named the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year 2010. The award recognises Kiwis who make a major contribution to the nation and inspire through their achievements. He was awarded the Sir Peter Blake medal for leadership in the same year. In 2011, Sir Ray was named “most trusted person” in New Zealand.
Sir Tim is a real character and an entertaining speaker. As one of New Zealand’s best known personalities, former concrete contractor Tim Shadbolt caused quite a stir in 1983 when he was elected Mayor of Invercargill and remains in office to this day. Tim’s innovative and creative marketing has attracted investment and people to Invercargill.
The former captain of the All Blacks still has a high profile from his battle with cancer, his charity appearances and his work with prostate cancer awareness
Steve is a NZ international adventure racer and well known as that “Crazy Coast to Coast Guy” and has the nick name GOONey – Goons for short. He has raced the Coast to Coast 15 times and has won it a record 9 times (a record 6 consecutively).
There is no doubt that Stu Wilson is one of the most cherished of former All Blacks and is quite rightly regarded as one of the most gifted and skillful players to pull on the famous black jersey. His impressive All Black career spans 85 matches scoring 50 tries through almost a decade of rugby. He toured to countries such as Scotland, England, Wales, France, Australia, Romania, Argentina and Italy.
Against all the odds he took the New Zealand Tall Black Basketball Team into world prominence in the World Championships in USA in 2002. Tab then signed a contract with Basketball New Zealand to stay in New Zealand and coach for the next 4 years. What was his secret weapon for getting such performances from his players.
One of New Zealand’s most successful professional athletes, he has been recognised with many accolades, including being named 3 times in the Rugby League World XIII as the best lock in the world. As a businessman Tawera is a very successful property investor. He is also a director of a training company. He had his leg amputated below the knee after a motorcycle accident and competed at the Paralympics.