2 Days Remaining Until Post Service Employment and Wellbeing Expo

February 26, 2020

We are now only 2 days away from the Post-Service Employment and Wellbeing Expo.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, register below today.


The Post-Service Employment and Wellbeing Expo is bringing together employers, support organisations, and the wider business community in a one-stop shop for ex-service personnel in Auckland and Waikato.

The expo is open to anyone who has served in the New Zealand Defence Force. Come along to find out what is available for you and your family.

🚗 free parking at the venue

☕ refreshments provided

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 family and whānau welcome

Hear from recruiters who specialise in placing ex-service personnel and recognise your unique skills:

Air New Zealand


Department of Corrections

Downer Group

exServices Recruitment

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Fulton Hogan


LPS New Zealand

New Zealand Police

New Zealand Customs Service

St John New Zealand


McKay Group

Support organisations that focus on the needs of ex-service personnel and your whānau:

No Duff Charitable Trust

Post Transition Limited

Ranfurly Veterans’ Trust

Royal New Zealand Artillery Association

Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association

Soldiers, Sailors & Airmen’s Association of New Zealand

Veterans’ Affairs

Veterans of Combined Forces Surfing Association

Find out about education opportunities and research about ex-service personnel:

AUT Sport and Recreation

Health support for you:


Bay Audiology

Independent Living Solutions

Insurance and financial support for you and your whānau:

Aon Life Insurance

Inforce Insurance

Mercer Financial Services

Milestone Direct

NZDF Force Financial Hub

NZDF Force for Families

Perpetual Guardian

Southern Cross

With presentations from:

Air New Zealand

Speaker to be confirmed

Hear about Air New Zealand’s ex-services community and career opportunities throughout New Zealand.

AUT Sport and Recreation

Dr Richard Wright, Senior Lecturer in Sports Management

Dr Richard Wright will be presenting some of the findings from a research project into improving the health, wellbeing, and social connectivity of ex-service personnel and their whānau.


Chris Saxby, Managing Director

Hear about what Babcock can do to help ex-service personnel wanting to enter engineering fields when they leave the New Zealand Defence Force.


Mariana Bould, Recruitment Consultant

KORR specialises in supplying maintenance, warehouse management, and recruitment consulting services to the aviation industry. Hear about what KORR can do for you.

No Duff Charitable Trust

Ben Peckham, General Manager

No Duff Charitable Trust provides crisis mental health support to veterans. Come along to hear about how the Trust was formed and stay for the Q&A session about their operations.

Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association

Danny Nelson, Senior Strategic Advisor

Hear from New Zealand’s longest running veteran support organisation about their services, including advocacy, financial support, health and wellbeing, and comradeship.

Soldiers, Sailors & Airmen’s Association of New Zealand (SSAANZ)

Michael Walker, Ex RNZN and Navy Diver, SSAANZ Trustee Member and Mental Health advocate

SSAANZ is a support organisation which is committed to improving the way Serving and Ex-service people interact, socialise, and support each other through sport and adventure.

Veterans’ Affairs

Bernadine Mackenzie, Head of Veterans’ Affairs

Come along to find out about who is eligible for Veterans’ Affairs services and how they support eligible veterans and their whānau.

Veterans of Combined Forces Surfing Association

Bobby Ball, Chairman

Veterans of Combined Forces Surfing Association are committed to bringing the wider community of ex-service personnel together in the ocean and on the beach to work through the five ways to wellness.

Veterans’ Affairs is proud to host this event in partnership with AUT and Ranfurly Veterans’ Trust.