NZBWN member Tania Bearsley: UK New Zealander of the Year

Written by Bronwyn Huband.

A huge congratulations to one of our valued members and Kea New Zealand’s UK and Europe Regional Director, Tania Bearsley, who was awarded UK New Zealander of the Year.  nzer year nzbwn 2020

The award, presented by the New Zealand Society of the United Kingdom at the recent Waitangi Day Ball in London, celebrates Kiwis living and working in the UK who are doing great things for the NZ community.

Bronwen Horton, New Zealand Business Women's Network Founder, said: "We are absolutely over the moon that Tania has won this prestigious award. It's recognition of her contribution to the NZ community over the last 10 years, not only in her current role, but in everything she has done. Tania is an active member and avid supporter and ambassador of NZBWN, taking every opportunity to introduce new women and businesses to our network."

In 2019, Tania was instrumental in organising the Stand for Solidarity with New Zealand event at Trafalgar Square, bringing together the Kiwi community following the Christchurch Mosque attacks.

But her honour roll is a lot longer than that. She has given endless time and energy to our network as  a volunteer, as well as the New Zealand Society (UK) and of course Kea New Zealand.

Kiwi Hacks – How to get promoted at work

Written by Julia Holmes.

isaac smith wbNzlrrRK4 unsplashWith the turn of a new year, many of you will be setting goals, thinking about how to move ahead in your career and how to achieve work/life balance. We are therefore delighted to bring you a 3-part series of Kiwi Hacks, featuring top tips from the Network’s own Jude Sclater, a highly experienced team development specialist. Over the next three months, Kiwi Hacks will be dedicated to addressing the most common development themes we all struggle with; how to get promoted at work; how to manage work/life balance; and finally, managing yourself and others in the workplace. So get pen and paper ready and let’s get into it!

Our Stories: Tania Bearsley

Written by Bronwyn Huband.

Our network is full of connected people, but when it comes to knowing who’s who, it’s fair to say Tania is up there with the best.Tania Bearsley 330

She has an endless supply of energy for getting involved and helping make things happen within the Kiwi Community in London, Her passion for all things Kiwi is infectious, so it’s no surprise that she has made it to the short list for UK New Zealander of the year along with Comedian Jarred Christmas.

Organised by the New Zealand Society (UK), the winner will be announced at the Waitangi Day Charity Ball on Friday February 7 in London.

Through her role as Kea New Zealand's UK and Europe Regional Director, Tania brings together her passion for people, events and networking to enable Kiwis to succeed globally. Her role is about helping individuals and businesses connect to achieve their goals.

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