New graduates from West Coast Leadership Programme

19 November 2021
Development West Coast
The pool of leaders on the West Coast had another boost with the graduation of 17 participants from Development West Coast’s Leadership Programme.

The six-month programme was delivered by the New Zealand Institute of Management and Leadership (NZIML), with workshops on the core facets of leadership and management held in Hokitika, Westport, Reefton and Greymouth.

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From left to right, back row: Renee Rooney (DWC), Marie Woolhouse (GDC), Nik Davy (Fulton Hogan), Penny Kirk (GDC), Jed Findlay (Punakaiki Beach Camp / Paparoa Track Services), Toni Sims (Office of Damien O’Connor), Nicholas Meldrum (Westland Milk Products), Sarah Hawkins (GDC), Kurtis Perrin-Smith (GDC).

Kneeling – Colin Warner (WMP), Steve White (Buller Gorge Marathon Trust), Therese La Porte (NZIML).

Absent: Berndt Heersink (Westland Recreation Centre), Maegan Bird (Homebuilders), Zack Forsyth (FT Dooley), Trish Keereweer (Reefton iSite), Peter Anderson (Fulton Hogan), Debbie Lawn (Ahaura Helicopters), and Davida Simpson (WestREAP).