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PROGRAMME

A copy of the programme is available in PDF format by clicking the button

GENERAL INFORMATION 

BANKING FACILITIES
Trading banks are open Monday - Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm.
ATMs (automatic teller machines) are widely available in the Hamilton CBD

CAR PARKING
There is plenty of free parking at Claudelands.

COAT / LUGGAGE STORAGE
Storage for coats and luggage is available. Please enquire at the registration desk.

DELEGATE LIST
A delegate list as at September 1, 2021 will be emailed to all attendees prior to the conference.

DINNER this year's dinner is being held at Vilagrad winery where grapes hang from the rafters, wine barrels line the walls and a feeling of decadence prevails which leads perfectly to this year's theme ... Banquet of the Gods some dressing ideas

DRESS CODE
Conference sessions - Smart Casual
Welcome reception - Smart Casual
Gala Dinner - theme ..... Banquet of the Gods. NZWCS dinners are always great fun and everyone makes a huge effort in their costumes don't be shy this is an opportunity to get into the spirit of celebrating.

COVID 19 HYGIENE / HEALTH & SAFETY
Please ensure you scan in on the Covid QR codes and your bluetooth is turned on. All delegates are requested to maintain the highest levels of hygiene during the conference. The committee encourages you to sanitise, wash and dry your hands often, especially before the catering breaks. Masks are not required, however we strongly suggest having one with you just in case.

If at any time you feel unwell, please isolate yourself from others and inform the conference organisers immediately on 027 474 9887.

MOBILE PHONES/LAPTOPS/SMART DEVICES
The organising committee respectfully requests that you turn your electronic device off (or turn them onto vibrate or silent) as a courtesy to the speakers and other delegates attending the sessions. If you forget to turn off your phone and it rings, please do not answer it in the session - please either turn it off immediately or answer your call outside.

MEDICAL/EMERGENCY SERVICES
Waikato Hospital
P: 07 839 8899

Anglesea Urgent Care Clinic
P: 07 8580800

Healthline
0800 611 116

MESSAGES
Any messages received for delegates will be left on the noticeboard located near the registration desk. Please check for messages, as no announcements will be made.

NAME BADGES
For security reasons, all delegates, speakers and visitors must wear their conference name badge at all times during the conference. Access to the sessions, morning, afternoon teas and lunch and the social functions will not be permitted without a name badge.

PHARMACIES
Numerous pharmacies can be located in the main street of Hamilton please ask the registration desk for directions.

PHOTOCOPYING FACILITES
Please contact the registration desk.

REFRESHMENTS
Lunch, morning and afternoon teas are included in your registration fee and will be served among the industry exhibition as per the programme.

REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION DESK
The registration desk will open during the following times:

Thursday September 9,      09.00 - 19.00
Friday September 10,         07.30 - 17.00
Saturday September 11,     08.00 - 17.30


If you require assistance outside these times, please contact the conference manager
Ali Copeman on 027 4749887.

SIGHTSEEING / VISITOR INFORMATION
For comprehensive information about Hamilton TOURISM

SMOKING
Smoking kills.
The Claudelands Events Centre is smoke free. Smoking is also not permitted within 6 metres of any of the hotel buildings. New Zealand has a smoke free law, which does not permit smoking in any public buildings.

SPONSORSHIP 
Please contact Ali Copeman click here

SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS
If you have, during the registration process, advised the conference organisers of any special dietary requirements, these will have been forwarded to the caterers. A special meals table will be set up for the day catering. At the social functions, please ask the serving staff for your special meal.

TERMS & CONDITIONS
For information on the terms and conditions of your registration please click here

TELEPHONE
The area code for New Zealand is 0064 and the code for Hamilton is 07 when calling from a mobile phone (for international phones, when phoning a New Zealand number dial +64 and then the area code minus the 0 and then the local number e.g. 0064 7 879 1100).

TRANSPORT and AIRPORT SHUTTLE AND TAXIS

Transfers 

We recommend bookings all airport transfers at least a DAY BEFORE your transfer is required. If you require assistance whilst in Hamilton, please ask at your hotel concierge desk.


VENUE
Claudelands Events Centre


Costumes from Past Conference Dinners