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Grow has been managing inspiring events since 2005 and our strength is the right mix of passion, commitment, business sense, design, communication skills and project management – all inhouse. Below you will find a selection of our past events with resources that you can download. If you are thinking of hosting an event, please contact us.

Improving Fundraising Results 2017

16 August 2017

Evaluation that matters

Supporting young peole - Workshop

Sex Ed by Porn? 2017

4 August 2017

Supporting young people in an age of pornography

Porngraphy Impact Forum 2017

Pornography Impact Forum 2017

3 August 2017

Putting Porn in Focus Addressing pornography’s impact on young people

National Zero Suicide Forum 2017

National Zero Suicide Forum 2017

27 July 2017

Achieving sustained reduction in suicide

Collaboration for Impact - Masterclass

Collaboration for Impact – Masterclass

22 June 2017

So you are serious about moving the needle on an issue that affects your community.

Collaboration for Impact Conference 2017

Collaboration for Impact Conference 2017

21 June 2017

Collaboration for Impact offers a new way of resolving complex social problems with a vision for creating lasting change.

Women and Leadership 2017

Women and Leadership 2017

19 May 2017

A one day workshop with Aly McNicoll

Practical Stress Management 2017

Practical Stress Management 2017

17 May 2017

Real life techniques for handling complexity at work.

NFP Finance Forum 2017

NFP Finance Forum 2017

10 May 2017

Leading the Agile Organisation

Pink Ribbon Breakfast

7 May 2017

All proceeds to the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation.


Board Builders Forum 2017

3 April 2017

Governing NFP's Better

Zero Suicide

Zero Suicide – A New Zealand Response

9 March 2017

Adopt the mindset.

Designing Evaluations That Are Used

Designing Evaluations That Are Used 2017

17 February 2017

Workshops with Mark Cabaj. Wellington - 17 February 2017.

National NFP Sector Conference 2017

National NFP Sector Conference 2017

13 February 2017

The National Not-For-Profit Conference in Auckland on the 13-14 February 2017.

Story Workshops 2016 with Moya Sayer-Jones

Story Workshops 2016

3 November 2016

Running in Auckland on the 3rd  & 4th November, these sharp and insightful one day workshops by Moya Sayer-Jones will help you to understand the difference between brand story and branding. They will shine the light on how to use your stories to boost the effectiveness and reach of your organisation, leaving people in no doubt that you are doing great things.

Practical Stress Management

Practical Stress Management 2016

28 October 2016

Real life techniques for handling complexity at work. These are small, interactive one day workshops with Dr Suzanne Henwood, helping to understand stress and its impact and looking at how applied neuroscience can assist with stress management. The workshop includes practical skills and personal work.

Engage for Impact Workshop Series

Engage for Impact

19 October 2016

An interactive workshop with Danielle Annells. Learn how to successfully engage communities and achieve large-scale social change

NFP Fundraising Forum

NFP Fundraising Forum 2016

14 October 2016

Building Sustainable Revenues

Life on the Wild Side

Life on the Wild Side

11 October 2016

Fundraiser for Puketapu School’s Student Literacy.  Join us for a delicious dinner and a yarn about Davey’s latest exploits exploring and hunting in the Arctic Circle.

Wire your team for Success

16 September 2016

This workshop is for people leaders and those seeking to unlock their own potential, or the potential of others.

National Council of Women Conference

National Council of Women NZ Conference 2016

15 September 2016

We invite you to join leading thinkers from across New Zealand and overseas to explore how we as a nation can do more to ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in their political, economic and public life.

Sex Ed by Porn Workshop

Sex Ed by Porn 2016

15 September 2016

This workshop with Maree Crabbe will help you understand how pornography is shaping young people’s sexual expectations and experiences and give you tools to help equip young people for a sexuality that is safe, respectful and fully consenting.

Let's talk about teens

Let’s talk about teens

30 August 2016

An inspirational night with Mike King for parents and their teens.

Women and Leadership Workshop

Women and Leadership

18 July 2016

A workshop with Loretta Brown

Supporting Whanau Change with Today’s Data and Tomorrow’s Technology

Today’s Data and Tomorrow’s Technology

13 July 2016

This free one day Hui explores the opportunities and challenges of harnessing the power of technology and delivering on this promise, whatever sector we work within.

Managers as Coaches 2016

27 June 2016

A workshop with Aly McNicoll


7 June 2016

Matthew Tukaki discusses how to prepare your Not-For-Profit for change in a series of seven, one-day regional workshops. 

NFP Finance Forum 2016

30 May 2016

Wavering customer confidence, uncertainty in gaining donor and grant support and the need to address new regulatory and operating issues are just some of the challenges not-for-profit leaders continue to face in 2016. This makes it more important than ever to work together to address common questions and goals.

The Next Big Leap

9 May 2016

This symposium brings together key sector influencers and a wide range of participants. This one-day event promises not only a great speaker line up, but a series of challenging conversations and interactive learning labs where delegates will be able to connect for future collaborations.  

LeanStory - Story telling for innovators


3 May 2016

Learn how to communicate big ideas, present disruptive innovation, and best share your own personal story without over-sharing.

National NFP Sector Conference 2016

9 February 2016

Two days jam-packed with fresh ideas and thinking that puts you at the centre of the conversation about strengthening NFP organisations and the NFP sector. We’ve prepared a programme full of inspirational presentations and practical workshops focused on building your knowledge and skills. Challenge your ideas about the NFP of the future.

Moya Workshops

Story Workshops

14 September 2015

This series of workshops presented by Australian story activist Moya Sayer-Jones shines the light on how to use your stories to boost the effectiveness and reach of your organisation: leaving people in no doubt that you are doing great things.

Sex Ed by Porn

Sex Ed by Porn?

13 November 2015

A one day Auckland workshop with Maree Crabbe.  Gain skills to assist young people whose views of sexual behaviour have been distorted by pornography.


12 August 2015

This practical workshop provides the tools and skills leaders and managers need to adopt a coaching mindset and develop people and performance through one to one coaching.

Collaboration in your Community

Collaboration in your Community

2 November 2015

This workshop introduces you to the collective impact framework – a structured and disciplined way to make collaboration work across government, non-profits, community groups, business and philanthropists. Come and learn how to work with others for a common good, how to galvanise broad based community support and how to make progress when nothing else seems to be making a difference.  …

Dietske Workshop

Dietske’s Workshops

2 September 2015

In any business where you are dealing with people, whether you are engaging junior staff or presenting plans to senior management, selling or promoting; being able to influence and persuade others in a calm and positive way is a highly valuable asset.

Diversify Your Income

Diversify Your Income

11 September 2017

Gain more control of your funding in the Not-For- Profit sector.

Building Great Boards

Building Great Boards

13 August 2015

Building Great Boards 2015 will do exactly what is says on the box – it will inspire and practically help you get together and maintain a great, purposeful, high achieving, strategic board that will help your organisation fly

Stepping Up to Leadership


11 August 2015

This workshop is a unique and highly interactive experience for those who lead in a values driven environment.

NFP Finance Forum 2015

NFP Finance Forum

2 July 2015

The NFP Finance Forum is a one-day programme that is developed for the accountants, financial controllers and senior accounting managers from across the NFP sector and incudes a mix of information from experts and hands-on skill practitioners

Evaluating Community Change

Evaluating Community Change

25 May 2015

This two day workshop is for workers at all levels in the not-for-profit and related sectors. It focuses on developing practical ways to understand and tackle complex issues, including neighbourhood renewal, poverty and homelessness, community safety, educational achievement and health.

Moving the Needle on Complex Community Issues

Moving the Needle on Complex Community Issues

27 May 2015

This workshop will introduce participants to the concept of complexity and complex adaptive systems as well as some emerging principles and practices of adaptive leadership and management aimed to improve the probabilities – but never guarantee – that people and organisations can move the needle on complex issues.

Managing Difficult Personalities


5 March 2015

Managers often report that they are currently managing difficult personalities. Learn to turn these people around.

Developing your Board


26 February 2015

A one day masterclass with Steven Bowman with leading edge strategies and tactics for nonprofit executives and Board members.

Not For Profit Conference 2015


24 February 2015

2015 Is going to be another year of change. Demands on you as a manager and your organisation will only increase, and our goal is to empower you with skills and knowledge to succeed.

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