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Women of Influence

Unfinished business

feminist, rosie the riveter The great battles of feminism may be over, but women still have plenty to fight for in the quest for equality.

Breaking the mould

Jane Hunter Women are moving into farming leadership roles in increasing numbers. We profile two women who have made their mark.

'A nod to working women'

Abe Japan's government appoints four women to top jobs, reflecting the PM's focus on the role of working women.

Emma Watson crashes UN website

Emma Watson Emma Watson crashed the United Nation's Women website with a Twitter announcement.

The online influencers

marianne elliott Social media has helped give a voice to those once denied a say in setting the social agenda.

Opinion poll

Do you think there should be more paid parental leave time?

Yes, lots

Yes, a bit more

No, it's fine

Vote Result

Related story: Call to means test paid parental leave

About the awards

women of influence Now in its second year, the awards celebrate bold, energetic women who are helping shape New Zealand and its future.

Meet the judges

These awards would not be possible without the knowledge and generosity of our judges. Read more about them.

Women of Influence gala dinner

Entry, terms & conditions

What drives Mai Chen?

Mai Chen Top lawyer Mai Chen reveals the childhood force that has driven her to succeed.

Women of Influence finalists

Narrowing down the finalists for the inaugural Women of Influence awards was never going to be easy.

Top honours for leading Aus women

Woinz Emerging Leader Mahsa Mohaghegh

Cricket boss a big winner

Boss of NZ 2015 Cricket World Cup campaign is supreme winner of Women of Influence awards.