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In this issue, we have the pleasure of welcoming Stewart For- syth, Managing Director, FX Consultants to discuss I-O psychol- ogy in one of my favourite parts of the world: New Zealand! Want to know more about Kiwis and I-O psychology? Read on! Discovering I-O Psychology in Aotearoa–New Zealand Stewart Forsyth Managing Director, FX Consultants The New Zealand population clock has just clicked over 4.6 million people, of whom 2.3m (69.6% of working-age Kiwis) participate in the labor force. It is a little problematic to estimate the number that are current- ly working as I-O psychologists. Of those belonging to The New Zealand Psychological Society (http://www. psychology. org. nz/), 199 indicated this year that they worked in the I-O field. There are 580 people (mostly Kiwis) subscribed to the “ionet” Google Group for I-O discussion and information-sharing ( Lynda Zugec The Workforce Consultants The economy in New Zealand is strongly weighted to commod- ity exports (dairy, but also meat, seafood, and timber) and—as might fit stereotypes based on the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies—a thriving tourism industry. There are many emerging and a few mature technology and services businesses increas- ingly contributing to the exports that are essential for New Zealand funding a first world lifestyle. These newer businesses, together with the outposts of multinationals, provide most of the opportunities for I-Os to contribute to high involvement and high productivity workplaces. Turn-of-the-century re- search by Dr. Jim Guthrie illustrated this two-speed approach to people management in New Zealand ( stable/3069345?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents). With small numbers overall, it’s important that local I-Os focus on making a positive impact. There are regular Industrial Organisational Special Interest Group (IO SIG) meetings in the The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist 91