Following last week’s presentation on Analyst First (“A1″) to NZIIP in New Zealand, I congratulate John Holt, Compliance Modelling Manager at Inland Revenue New Zealand on his becoming head of the newly established Auckland and Wellington chapters of A1.
A number of people from both cities also expressed an interest in participating, promising a lively and active A1 presence in NZ.
This brings the current number of chapters to nine, spanning six countries.
Those in NZ interested in participating in A1 can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Direct contact details for chapter heads will be posted shortly.
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