General Information

Accommodation

If you need to change your reservation, please advise The Conference Company rather than the hotel direct: email nzpf@theconferencecompany.com.

For those registrants who have reserved hotel accommodation through The Conference Company, please ensure that accounts are settled in full prior to your departure and that the appropriate deposit has been deducted from your account. If you need to change or amend your accommodation reservation, please contact the Registration & Information Desk and the staff will contact the hotel for you.

Auckland Airport is serviced by several international airlines. Click here to find out more. 

Booking your travel to Auckland

Domestic and regional airlines including Air New Zealand and Qantas also provide frequent services to Auckland from other New Zealand destinations. For airline contact details please click here.
For domestic travellers, there are also intercity coaches which will arrive in the centre. Click here to read more.

You can also travel by train from Wellington. The Northern Explorer train operates -

* Auckland to Wellington - Monday, Thursday and Saturday

* Wellington to Auckland - Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

The Northern Explorer train does not operate on Christmas Day - 25 December. Click here for details and fares.

Transport from Auckland airport

The airport is only 40 minutes from the CBD. Taxis are available at all times of the day from the front of the airport terminal.

Buses

A regular airport bus is a cost effective way to travel from the airport to the city centre. The fares: $16 one way, $28 return. Click here to find out more.

Shuttle

Super Shuttle offers a shared ride option. The approximate cost for the trip from the airport to the city is $33 for one person and an additional $8 for each extra person. The shuttles operate from the Shuttle rank at the airport (not the taxi rank). Bookings can be made on the Super Shuttle website www.supershuttle.co.nz.

Taxis

A taxi fare from the airport to the centre is around $75. Both Regency Cabs and Co-op Taxis offer a meet and greet service. To access this service, fax or email details of your arrival to them (date of arrival in Auckland, flight number, arrival time and number of passengers) and they will arrange for the driver to meet you at the “Meet & Greet” area in the Arrivals Hall. He or she will have a sign-board with your name on it. Regency Cabs can be contacted by email regencycabs@xtra.co.nz, by telephone +64 9 377 8844, or by facsimile +64 9 634 0494. They also have a website at www.regencycabs.co.nz. Contact Co-op Taxis by email info@cooptaxi.co.nz, by telephone +64 9 300 3000 or by facsimile +64 9 300 3111. Bookings can also be made on their website: www.cooptaxi.co.nz.

Car Rental

We encourage you to take advantage of corporate rates through Avis Rent a Car. Just call the local Avis office on 0800 284 722 and quote the booking reference number: AWD Z994400.

Climate

July sees Auckland experience a lot of rain so don’t forget your waterproofs! Typical daytime temperatures range from 8 – 14 degrees Celsius.

To view Auckland's current weather situation, click here.

Disclaimer

The NZPF Principals’ Conference, including the Conference Organisers, will not accept liability for the damages of any nature sustained by participants or their accompanying persons for loss or damage to their personal property as a result of the NZPF Principals’ Conference, its exhibition and/or related events. 

Disclosure of Registration Information

If you do not wish your details to be provided to sponsors or other delegates, please tick the appropriate box on the registration form.

Dress

Dress for all sessions is smart casual.

Name Badges

Name badges will be given to all delegates on registration. We ask that you wear your badge at all times.

Parking

Car parking is available in the SkyCity carpark. Entrances are on Federal Street and Hobson Street. A discounted parking rate is available if you ‘validate’ your parking ticket at the parking validation machine located on Level 4 of the SkyCity Convention Centre. The charges are as follows:

1st Hour             $7
2nd Hour             $10.50
3rd Hour              $14
4th Hour              $17.5
5th Hour              $21
6th Hour              $24.5

Public transport in Auckland

Train and bus services run from Auckland's suburbs directly to and from the city centre. Full timetables and pricing can be found on the Auckland public transport website www.maxx.co.nz.

Social functions tickets

You will receive your social functions’ tickets (including guests’ tickets) with your badge at the Registration Desk.

Special Requirements

Every effort will be made to ensure delegates with special needs are catered for. Should you require any specific assistance, or catering please give details required on your registration form.