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Ballroom, Grand Millennium Auckland

71 Mayoral Drive

Auckland, Auckland 1010

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Join us at Bright Lights, the annual “chat show style” event showcasing the University of Auckland’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipients for 2018. This candid, entertaining discussion will be led by alumnus Finlay Macdonald.

The winners are:

  • Jan Beagle, Arts (United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Management, and International Gender Champion)
  • Jennifer Gill ONZM, Education and Social Work (CEO of Foundation North, recipient of the Perpetual Guardian NZ Lifetime Achievement Award in philanthropy)
  • Robert McLeod, Law (Well-known New Zealand tax expert, former chairman of the NZ Business Roundtable and former CEO of EY Australasia)
  • William (Bill) Robertson ONZM, Creative Arts and Industries (World-renowned figure in surveying and mapping)
  • Our Young Alumnus of the Year Luke Willis Thompson, Creative Arts and Industries (Youngest recipient of the Walters Prize, recent artist in residence at Chisenhale Gallery, London)

Seating is general admission, and light refreshments will be served after the event.

Note: Paid parking is available at the hotel at the flat rate of $15

If you have any questions about the event, don't hesitate to contact one of our team at alumni-events@auckland.ac.nz

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