Are you planning a business function, conference or event and have a team or audience in need of motivation? Captive Audience represents hundreds of exceptional motivational speakers from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Tauranga and other parts of New Zealand, including Gilbert Enoka, Mike King, Davey Hughes and others. We do not charge admin, service or booking fees. Get in touch with us and let us arrange the right motivational speaker for your next event. We'll sort it all for you.
Reaching your full potential so you can lift the performance of your team and business can be achieved with the guidance of a skilled professional. His skills have been highly sought after by the All Blacks, The Canterbury Crusaders, Super 12 rugby team and the New Zealand Cricket Team. You will find Gilbert’s workshops ‘matter of fact’ and interactional providing you with the winning tools and skills used by many of our corporate and sporting heroes.
A hugely experienced speaker and accomplished story-teller – Kevin is the author of three books (including the award winning ‘Oarsome Adventures of a Fat Boy Rower’) and has also presented on hit TVNZ documentary series' ‘First Crossings’ and 'Intrepid NZ'. Kevin will take your audience on a fast-paced unforgettable journey toward high performance.
In a previous life, Mike King was our very own comedic, cultural ambassador, performing at more international festivals than any other Kiwi comedian. He was a familiar face on New Zealand television, hosting numerous comedy series.
Most well known for founding the Student Volunteer Army after the Christchurch earthquakes and for his work in the international disaster risk community, Sam returned home in 2016 to develop a social enterprise called ‘WeVisit that connects and shared skills between generations.
After surviving an abusive childhood and repeated trauma in the Christchurch Earthquake, Billie Jordan used these experiences as a catalyst for improving the lives of people in her community. She established The Hip Op-eration Crew; a hip hop dance group consisting of members aged 71 to 96 years old.
She is an award winning business woman who founded Au Pair Link and My Food Bag - one of the most talked about and fastest growing companies in New Zealand.
Denise is outspoken, and often sought for her opinion from fashion to politics and everything in between.
Regardless of industry, every business needs to take on new challenges or tackle entrenched issues from time to time. It could be moving off a sales plateau and breaking through to a higher level of success. It might involve re-tooling processes to operate more productively. It could mean unleashing the talents of your team to achieve more.
Davey and his wife Margaret have built a lasting outdoor clothing empire on their proudly 'made in New Zealand' brand. Davey knows a thing or two about research. The former possum trapper is the key designer for his clothing range and often manages to personally trial the wet-weather and wind-proof gear - the company now exports to 23 countries including Scandinavia, the US and Australia.
At 18, Dr Wood was an unemployed high-school dropout. His mother was dying of cancer, and he had turned to drugs to cope. Three days after his mother died, he killed a drug dealer who tried to sexually assault him.
Weaving a tale of his journey on a road less travelled, audiences discover his early life as a bullied choirboy given little encouragement, to his time with infamous NZ bikie gang Highway 61, to international operatic tenor.
Hugh is Britain’s most successful male mogul skier and is a commentator on winter sports. He made the semi-finals at the1992 and 1994 Winter Olympic Games. He competed on the World Cup circuit for four years making ten top 25 results. He won the British senior title four times and he has three Commonwealth titles. Now he commentates and mentors.
Ian was brought up in a small East Coast village on the North Island of New Zealand. He was seven when electricity arrived at his home. It was 1957. The telephone arrived a couple of years later. He didn't know it at the time but three years after he got electricity at his house, New Zealand got its first computer.
Ageless super shooter Irene van Dyk had a huge impact on Netball, almost single-handedly changing the way it was played, both in New Zealand and around the world, while contributing immensely to its growing popularity.
Jessica had been in London only four months when she was diagnosed with an uncommon form of aggressive breast cancer in June 2013. She was on the other side of the world away from her friends and family. She was lost, confused and about to face the biggest challenge of her life. So many questions and so many decisions needed to be made and fast.
Engage, inspire and entertain your team or audience with a presentation that’s sure to leave a lasting impression. Johny is an in-demand international speaker who delivers tailor-made talks and keynotes aimed at disrupting the status quo and provoking innovative thinking in life and business.
Karen is known for her engaging, entertaining and practical presentations. She has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in the business and has been recognised as a Certified Speaking Professional – an honour held by only the top 1% of speakers worldwide.
Katie is a Chartered Accountant (with a personality) and a Registered Financial Advisor with more than 17 years’ experience working in the business and financial industry.
Marty has spoken to over 500,000 people since he first leapt up on stage in 1997. In his first 12 months Marty won Australian Comic of the Year competition, appeared on the Aussie Footy Show, and was invited to the UK to become a full time Stand Up. He returned home 2007 is now the bestselling author of 18 books and a powerful keynote speaker and brilliant MC.
Her passion for both sports and science has enabled her to travel the world on a search for her next adventure or research project. With specialist knowledge in nanotechnology, Michelle has contributed to the development of cutting edge technologies.
Mike Allsop grew up in a single parent home in Auckland. Life wasn’t always easy.
She was also born with weak eyesight, underdeveloped lungs, and holes in her heart. She moved to NZ aged 4 but had problems at school due to her weaknesses in English, sports, and making friends. People found it hard to accept her because of her differences. She used to pass time by reading in the library every lunch time.
Pallas offers audiences actionable tips and valuable tools to live an extraordinary life - a life that pops with passion, purpose and personality.
In 2014, Bruce "Pic" Picot sold his millionth jar of peanut butter.