Tawa Rotary and the Tawa Business Group are excited to welcome our community to join with us to hear from Brad Olsen, one of New Zealand’s leading economic commentators, who will share his insights on this year’s Budget.

When: Tuesday 31 May, 5.45pm Drinks available (cash/Eftpos); followed by Brad's presentation

Where: Tawa Bowling Club, Grasslees Reserve, 13 Davies Street, Tawa

Register attendance: pat.waite@outlook.com


Brad Olsen is a Principal Economist and Director at Infometrics. Brad is passionate about using economics to make better informed decisions and can communicate complex and detailed trends in a simple, relatable, and useful manner. With extensive networks across New Zealand’s business, media, community, and social sectors, Brad often brings together a variety of views, data, and emerging trends to inform advice and analysis to key decision makers across New Zealand.

Brad is a community leader and is New Zealand’s youngest Justice of the Peace. His work in the community has been recognised a number of times: he was named New Zealand’s Queen’s Young Leader in 2016, one of Asia New Zealand Foundation’s 25 to Watch in 2019, and Young Wellingtonian of the Year 2020.

As a young person, Brad brings a different perspective to key opportunities and challenges that New Zealand faces and is keen to unlock more potential across businesses and communities. Emerging trends continue to accelerate the pace of change across the world and in New Zealand, and Brad focuses on understanding these trends as they evolve and highlighting way to enhance outcomes for local communities.