Mary Haddock-Staniland is a straight-talking no-nonsense individual, who loves to tackle the real stuff that affects New Zealanders. She is infamous for her seemingly never ending energy and ability to juggle multiple projects across different media platforms. Her social media presence is vast and impressive. Mary uses these platforms to raise awareness of social injustices, and other causes close to her heart. She does this in a uniquely positive, affirming, and often hilarious, way.
Mary’s extraordinary talents as an interviewer, as well as her ability to “think on her feet” and react naturally to all manner of situations. It’s a role that demands a dynamic, robust and eminently like-able personality - something Mary has in spades.
These skills transfer seamlessly to Mary’s MC and speaking work and are one of the reasons she is in demand. Clients are regularly delighted by her ability to ‘hold’ even the largest room. Captivating an audience is something Mary can do with ease. Mary has made a specialty of conference MC’ing. Mary has become highly sought after as a keynote speaker on Diversity and Inclusion, for corporate conferences and team gatherings, somewhat of a Diversity Champion. In the forefront. Leading from the front of the pack.
Mary Haddock-Staniland, a voice for social change in New Zealand, and looking fabulous while she does it.