The Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW) is an international organisation with consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and participatory status with the Council of Europe.

BPW develops the professional, leadership and business potential of women on all levels through advocacy, mentoring, networking, skill building and our economic empowerment programs and projects around the world.
There is a New Zealand federation (BPW NZ) and we’ve got a local club in Hawera.
Hawera is a very nice, social club with members ranging from their twenties to sixties and with a variety of skills and occupations. Our membership is steadily growing. We have a dinner meeting (usually with a guest speaker) every 3rd Monday of the month, 6pm at Tairoa Lodge Church hall.

BPW Hawera holds monthly dinner meetings and other events for fund-raising and awareness. Read more here for upcoming events.

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We have an active executive committee view our profiles here.


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Monthly Meetings – Hawera

July 18 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

We meet on the 3rd Monday of each month at Tairoa Lodge. We have fellowship for the first half hour then a dinner, guest speaker followed by a short meeting.

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Submission Archives

2017  31st January 2017 - Submission on Education (update) Amendment Bill 28th April 2017 - Submission on Domestic Violence - Victim's Protection Bill 11th May 2017 - Submission on the Draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Exposure Bill 18th May 2017 -...

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2018 YWCA Equal Pay Awards – NOW OPEN!

2018 YWCA Equal Pay Awards – NOW OPEN!

Entries for the 6th Annual YWCA Equal Pay Awards are now open. YWCA are celebrating, encouraging and motivating all New Zealanders to be part of the equal pay movement. This year YWCA have introduced six new award categories to their list of awards. If you would like...

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Opportunities in Sport for Women

Source - Stuff Sport 11.05.2018   'Give my 'daughter' a game': Are there really lots of opportunities for girls in sport?  DANA JOHANNSEN Last updated 00:01, May 11 2018 PHOTOSPORT Football Fern Rosie White played most of her junior football against boys....

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BPW Hawera Women’s Education Scholarship

BPW Hawera awards a Women’s Education Scholarship, a sum of money to a recipient who is looking for a second chance at education and needs assistance with meeting the costs of that education. Read more here about our scholarship or download the application form.

BPW Hawera P.O. Box 96, Hawera, 4640

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