Conference Opening and Powhiri

Please honour the spirit of the conference and our commitment to the NZPF kawa by being on time to the conference opening which will place the day before the programme begins. The Executive sees this as an important and integral part of the programme itself. Dignitaries, special guests and delegates will be welcomed according to Maori and NZPF protocol. This will be followed by an afternoon tea. Coaches will be provided to and from the TSB Arena to Piptea Marae. 


Piptea Marae, Wellington
When: Tuesday 23 October 2018, 1500 - 1700hrs
Dress Code: Smart casual/Business


First Timers' Function

If you are a first-time attendee to this conference, The NZPF Executive invites you to join with them at a special event just for you.  This will enable you to get to know members of your Executive and meet up with other first-time attendees before you move on as a group to join the remaining conference delegates for the evening function.


Thistle Inn, Wellington
When: Tuesday 23 OCtober 2018, 1730 - 1830hrs 
Dress Code: Smart casual

There is no charge for this event – it is included in your registration.  Please indicate your wish to participate for catering purposes. If you are attending this function, you will need to select a Creatively Cultural Event that starts after the end of the First Timers' Function. 


Gala Dinner

We invite you to join us for a night of fine dining and dancing at the Gala Dinner. Coaches will be provided from TSB Arena to the dinner venue. 


Lower Hutt Events Centre
When: Thursday 25 October 2018,  1800hrs until late
Dress Code: Black tie / Formal

Tickets for this event are available for an additional cost of $95 + GST per person. Numbers will be limited and tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Selected beverages will be included with dinner followed by a cash bar.