The achievements of young leaders have been celebrated at the third biennial Whangarei Youth Awards.
Toby Carr was just 14 when he started his tech company DeXTech. The teen entrepreneur is one of the young innovators speaking at next month's Festival for the Future in Auckland.
Inspiration Station: Senior business leader Joan Withers who has written a book about her life in the business world
Alexia Hilbertidou is the founder of Girlboss - but that's not all. Along with a host of other things, she's now also on NASA's radar
The subjects that property manager Richard Findlay initially studied at university were light years away from those of his eventual degree. But 20 years down the track, he knows he made the right choices.
ASB Bank chief executive Barbara Chapman says change needs to come from within corporates to get more women into senior roles.