Date and time

Friday, 15 September 2023
12pm to 2:30pm (NZST)


Harbour room | Harbourside Ocean Bar and Grill
99 Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Join us as we host Nicole Rosie at our first ever New Zealand RA Leaders’ lunch. These lunches are complimentary for RA members to attend and are an opportunity for an open discussion with senior industry leaders. Registration is no guarantee of a place and we will advise in due course if your expression of interest is successful.

Our Speaker:
 Nicole Rosie - CEO Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

Nicole Rosie has had a 20-year executive career at Board, CE and Senior Executive Level across the public and private sector. She has passion for roles that link care for people with economic outcomes having deep experience in transformative change, systems thinking, high-risk regulated industries and health. safety and environment.

Joining Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency as Chief Executive in February 2020, she brought with her more than two decades of CE and senior executive experience across the public and private sectors, including leadership roles at Toll NZ, KiwiRail, Vector, Fonterra and three years as CE of Worksafe.

She currently holds or has held a number of governance roles including being a Director of Auckland Transport and the Establishment Unit for Light Rail Auckland, and a steering committee member of the New Zealand Construction Accord and Let’s Get Wellington Moving.

Originally from Gisborne, Nicole studied at the University of Otago and University of Auckland graduating with a First Class Master of Laws degree and undergraduate degrees in Law and Arts. In 2002 she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to the USA to undertake a Master of Public Health degree at Harvard.

Nicole has been a nationally ranked tennis player and is a mother of four teenagers. She is passionate about making a difference and sees the land transport system and the critical roles Waka Kotahi plays across infrastructure, climate change and mode shift, regulation and safety as being at the heart of a successful New Zealand.

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Dress code: Business attire

Dietaries: Please inform of any dietary requirements 2 weeks prior to the event

Please Note: RA Leaders' lunches are for RA members only.
Registering your interest is no guarantee of place.  You will be advised in due course if your request is successful.  All enquiries should be directed to

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Refund policy

Cancellations should be notified in writing by email. Cancellations received prior to one week before the event will receive a full refund less 25%. No refund will be applicable for cancellations received after one week prior to the event although substitute delegates are welcomed