Health and Lifestyle

New Zealand boasts a number of people who've achieved great success or influenced lifes in the health and lifestyle industry. The likes of Gilbert Enoka, Marcus Akuhata-Brown, Sophie Pascoe and others are available to speak at your next function, conference or private event. Captive Audience does not charge any service, booking or admin fees. Get in touch with us and we'll arrange the most suitable health and lifestyle speaker for your next event.

Sven is a medical practitioner who has specialised in preventative medicine, emotional intelligence, cognitive training and stress mastery. With a background in Sports Medicine, he has run corporate wellness programmes since 1988. He now spends most of his time training executives and professionals in the application of resilience, helping people develop and refine the personal disciplines of success

Dr Tom Mulholland is an Emergency Department Physician at Auckland Hospital, a lecturer in Psychological Medicine at Auckland clinical school, teaching medical students, founder of the Healthy Thinking Institute and developer of global well-being App KYND (Know Your Numbers Dashboard).

is a powerful motivational speaker, stockbroker and businessman. He inspires audiences with his passion for achieving against adversity. Crippled at birth and battling dyslexia throughout his childhood, he beat horrendous odds to win numerous national dance titles as a teenager before becoming New Zealand’s first male tap dancing teacher and has recently set a Guinness world record as the fastest tap dancer in the world.

Could give you an entertaining address on ‘How to become a wine Expert in 2 hours”. He can combine that with choosing suitable wines to taste which blend with your menu.

William is an accomplished inspirational speaker who doesn’t retell stories, he relives them. 10 years ago, William almost lost his life in a volcanic eruption on Mt. Ruapehu. Doctors noted William’s survival as a miracle. William’s obsession for the outdoors, education and seeing life’s challenges as opportunities to try again have helped him overcome adversity more than once.

Several times each year he talks to Bachelor of Nursing students. All of his presentations are either on advertising (Not-for-Profit related), communication theory, direct-marketing, or, what some people may find a strange combination, social science. But that's what affected his life. Of course he also talks about stroke (CVA). As his stroke affected his life in a major way. Whoever the audience, he fine-tunes his presentations to their requirements.

She has also been awarded an Order of Australia Medal for her services to community health through education in nutrition and dietetics.

Allison Roe won the Boston (2h 26m) and New York marathons setting records at both in 1981. Her record in breaking Grete Waitz string of wins in New York was a World Record at the time (2h 25.29m). She also won a number of road races in the US including the famous 10k Peachtree Roadrace in Atlanta breaking Mary Decker’s record. Allison represented New Zealand in track and cross country and at the age of 18 as NZ Cross Country champion, led the NZ team to the World Cross Country Championships in Morocco, where they finished second to the USA. She went on to win a number of cross country races internationally in Spain and Japan. Allison also has New Zealand championship gold medals in cycling and triathlon and won the Brazil International Triathlon from a strong field of top performers. She has also won many awards for services to sport including, Member of the British Empire, NZ Sportsman of the Year, Nurmi Awards for Best Female Runner and Best Female Road Racer 1981 and more recently the Abebe Bikila Award presented at the United Nations in 2002.

Craig was previously Performance Coach to the New Zealand Kiwis rugby league team and played a critical role in assisting the team to break a forty-six year old Sydney losing streak in the 2006 Gillette Tri-Series of Rugby League, when the Kiwis defied the odds and predictions by claiming victory over Australia.

Learn from Cyndi O’Meara, best selling author of the book series Changing Habits and international presenter, on how to simply achieve your ‘Dream Lifestyle’ Cyndi is a life changer. She hasn’t won an Olympic medal or climbed a mountain, she is an everyday Australian wife and mother who has achieved a healthy, wealthy, happy life.

Cynthia Morton describes herself as "a recovering addict and victim of abuse". Her experiences and journey of recovery have led her to develop ways of dealing with the demons from her past. Her methods have been so successful that her doctor, therapist and friends encouraged her to write a book designed to help others who may need "a helping hand with life".

The concept behind Trends has its origins back in the 1970s when David Johnson joined journalist and broadcaster Gordon Dryden at Radio Pacific, the pioneering talkback radio station in Auckland. The success of the project led to the formation of a business, which continues and is involved in all types of media and TV businesses.

Dr Walker is growing from strength to strength as one of the world’s leading authors and health presenters. As a speaker he is constantly travelling the globe presenting to some of the world’s leading companies about the importance of health, nutrition and stress management.

Dynamic presenter, chiropractor, disc jockey, Ironman, University tutor and international speaker, Ed is able to inform and inspire with his unique blend of life experience backed up with 18 years in the medical field. He works with top sports teams including the All Blacks. He helps people achieve balance in their busy lives and realise their potential.

Georgina was born 1957 - part Maori and worked as a stripper and prostitute in Wellington and Sydney before undergoing a full sex change. She has also worked as an actor, publicist and broadcaster.

Graeme is one of New Zealand's and the world's leading outdoor adventurers. With more than 30 years experience in outdoor activities

Grant Sidaway visits hundreds of towns every year with interactive informative presentations relating to technology, communications and the Internet. Grant is the prime motivator helping to bring the concept to New Zealand.

BELIEVE, ACHIEVE, SUCCEED and changing thoughts to create more success is Janice’s core message.

For the past nine years John Haines has assisted many people from all walks of life—from singers and entertainers to teachers and business owners to enhance their communication skills.

As a psychologist and long term multi trauma patient with experience of the health care sector at just about every level of care, Kathy offers a unique perspective of health care that is based on both professional and personal experience. It is a perspective that few other speakers can offer.

In today’s fast-paced life, there is often little time to focus on the essentials that enable you to function at your peak. Kim's sessions are packed with information to enable people to liberate themselves from the myths and misconceptions surrounding fitness and nutrition.

An interesting seminar on self check-ups. Leigh runs the life balance seminar which is based on understanding and embracing the principals of work / life balance.

Li Cunxin (pron “Lee Schwunsin”) is a remarkable man borne of a remarkable story. He is a very special speaker who talks passionately and most modestly about his achievements.

Lindsey Dawson is an award-winning magazine editor who has created three major women's titles in her career - More, Next and Grace.

Lisa Er began her food business making hummus at home for family and friends. At that time she was teaching part time and her youngest of three sons had just started school. Now she employees 30 staff and her products are sold in 92% of New Zealand’s supermarkets. The company boasts a 42% value share of the chilled dips market. Lisa’s story tells of how she grew a business from a great recipe.

Mary Quin was one of a group of 16 tourists taken hostage in Yemen by local militants. Mary’s dramatic escape during a gun battle between the militants and the Yemen army, in which four tourists were killed and two wounded, made headline news around the world.

He is the founder and chairman of Thought Leaders and is consistently voted as one of Australia’s top conference speakers. He is the 2014/15 Australian Speaker of the Year and has recently been named one of the top ten motivational speakers in the world by E-speakers, the peak global event industry body.

Former New Zealander who has lived in USA for many years. Internationally recognised health and nutrition specialist and author, he delivers programmes to individuals, teams and organisations to improve performance and health.

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