Speakers


Dr Libby Weaver (PhD)

Dr Libby Weaver (PhD) graduated from the University of Newcastle in Australia with a Bachelor of Health Science Nutrition and Dietetics with Honours, and a PhD in Biochemistry after nearly two decades of study and clinical research. She combines this knowledge with two decades of clinical practice working with patients from all walks of life. continue reading →


Willie Apiata VC

Corporal Bill (Willie) Henry Apiata VC NZSAS Willie Apiata was born on 28 June 1972 in Mangakino in the Waikato. Willie, then a lance corporal, was part of a New Zealand Special Air Service (NZSAS) Troop in Afghanistan in 2004 that was attacked by about 20 enemy fighters while holed-up for the night in a rocky rural area. continue reading →


Steve Hansen

The coach who took the All Blacks to back-to-back World Champions in 2015. In 2004, Steve was appointed to the All Blacks as an Assistant Coach under former mentor Graham Henry. Steve assisted Graham Henry in coaching the All Blacks to a 2011 Rugby World Cup final win against France, ending a 24-year Rugby World Cup winning drought for the All continue reading →


Carey Smith

Becoming involved in the real estate industry at the age of 17, Carey has spent his time predominantly with the Ray White Group as a salesperson, franchise owner, development manager and since 1997 as the Chief Executive of New Zealand operations.  In recent times he has also taken responsibility for the growth of the Ray continue reading →


Julie Ryan

Julie has had many successful years in the real estate industry and has been engaged by independent, national and international brands to deliver their performance training and also to consult as a mentor and business adviser at all levels within agency. Julie is a ‘hands on’ real estate agent who has been involved in almost continue reading →


Zac Snelling

Zac commenced his property management career with Ray White in 2007 and through various PM related roles received numerous industry accolades including Property Manager of the Year, number 3 Rookie of the Year, as well as also attaining ‘Premier’ status twice. At the front line, Zac has worked in Business Development, portfolio management as well continue reading →


Hayden Broadbelt

Born and bred in Christchurch, the lure of business opportunities and a warmer climate brought Hayden to the bright lights of Auckland over five years ago. Hayden has enjoyed a background of senior management in both retail and real estate throughout his years. On the latter, Hayden trained to become an Auctioneer in Christchurch upon entering the real estate industry. He soon found his continue reading →