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Public Health Leadership Programme

Wellington and Christchurch

The Public Health Leadership Programme (PHLP) is designed for people working in public health. The programme is funded by the Ministry of Health and has been developed following extensive consultation with the sector. PHLP builds leadership competencies identified as important for leaders in public health. The programme has been developed by Catapult (leadership and organisational performance specialists) and Quigley and Watts (public health specialists).

PHLP allows participants to discover their leadership potential and equips them with practical and tested leadership tools and resources. The programme generates immediate and lasting benefits for participants, those they lead, and for public health.
Each programme has six days spread over several months. In 2022 one programme will be offered in Wellington and one in Christchurch.

The programme dates are:

Programme 1 (Wellington):
29-30 June, 14-15 September, 16-17 November 2022

Programme 2 (Christchurch):
6-7 July, 21-22 September, 23-24 November 2022

Anyone working in the public health sector may apply for a place on the programme. Applications close at 5pm 4th March 2022. For more information, application criteria, programme dates and online applications, go to

Places are limited. Applicants not previously accepted are encouraged to apply again.

Here’s what past participants said about the programme:
“The knowledge and skills gained from this course have been far greater and more applicable than I could have anticipated.”
“The Public Health Leadership Programme has been of such benefit, in ways that I would not have predicted prior to completing.”
“Peer coaching has been invaluable throughout this programme and is something that I will continue to use to consider different pathways and to challenge my thinking."




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