All costs are in New Zealand Dollars and include GST at 15%. Early bird rates close Thursday 18 June at 5pm NZ time. Standard rates will then apply until Thursday 17 September. Following this late rates will apply.

Our full and day registration fees include $50 going towards our Conference Carbon Offset Programme. Please click here for more information.  

Registration fees

  Early bird    Standard    Late
Full registration  $950   $1,100    $1,200
Student registration*   $450   $550    $650
Day registration $350   $400   $450 


*To be eligible for a student registration you must be a current student (with relevant identification).

Full and student registration inclusions

  • Attendance at all conference sessions (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)
  • Daily catering (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Excludes Wednesday)
  • Welcome reception ticket, additional tickets can be purchased for $80 incl GST
  • Ability to purchase tickets to the Conference dinner for $160 incl GST
  • Ability to attend Wednesday field trips and pre conference tours

Day registration inclusions

  • Attendance at all conference sessions on your selected day
  • Daily catering on your selected day (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea)
  • Ability to purchase tickets to the welcome reception for $80 incl GST
  • Ability to purchase tickets to the Conference dinner for $160 incl GST


Letter of invitation

For those delegates who require a letter of invitation to support their visa application, please contact Diana France with your full contact details and passport number. Please note we are unable to contact New Zealand Immigration on your behalf to assist with visas. We recommend you start the visa application process as soon as possible.


Terms and conditions

Registrations cannot be shared. 

Should you need to cancel your registration, you may reassign your registration to another person. Please notify us in writing. If you are unable to arrange a replacement, please note our policy below: 

Before Thursday 18 June you will incur a $150 cancellation fee. From Friday 19 June there will be no refund, except at the discretion of the organising committee. Refunds will be notified and processed within one month following the Conference.

If, for reasons beyond the control of the Organising Committee, the Conference is cancelled, your registration fee will be refunded after deduction of expenses already incurred. Charges for cancellations of accommodation, particularly within one month of the Conference, will be subject to the discretion of the hotel concerned and your credit card may be charged a cancellation fee levied by the hotel.


Charlotte Emery
Event Manager

+64 3 974 1165