Conference Venue: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is the national museum and art gallery of New Zealand. It is branded and commonly known as Te Papa and Our Place; "Te Papa Tongarewa" is broadly translatable as "the place of treasures of this land". The conference will take place in the Amokura Gallery on level IV, whilst all catering, including the ANZ coffee lounge will be in Oceania on level III.

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Cocktail Function Venue: Shed 6

Wellington's newest waterfront venue, TSB Bank Auditorium - Shed 6, has been transformed from an old Harbour Board shed into a truly versatile event space within easy walking distance of the capital's central business and downtown hotel district. The Cocktail Function will take place in Rooms 3&4 on Thursday 3rd August 6.30pm-10.30pm

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Special delegate accommodation rates have been arranged with the following providers. To avoid disappointment, we encourage you to book your accommodation early, directly with the hotels, as rates are subject to availability.

CQ Quality Hotel

A: 223 Cuba Street, Wellington
T: 0800 873 553 (within New Zealand)
Location: 1 km - about 13 mins walk to the conference venue
Price: From $178.00 incl GST
Booking Code: SEAFOODNZ

Note: Conference rate available only up to 30 days prior to conference and subject to availability

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Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel

A: 70 Tory Street, Te Aro, Wellington
T: 04 801 0780 (within New Zealand)
Location: 600m – about 8 mins walk to the conference venue
Price: From $159 incl GST
Booking code: SEAFOOD17

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Car Hire

Wellington Airport has many rental car outlets including:

Avis Rental Cars

T: 64 4 802 1088


Budget Rent A Car

T: 64 4 388 0987


Thrifty Rental Cars

T: 0800 73 70 70



Wellington Combined Taxis

T: 64 4 384 4444


Green Cabs

T: 0508 447 336


Corporate Cabs

P: 64 4 387 4600



Super Shuttle

T: 0800 748 885 or download the Super Shuttle App:


Conference Parking

A special event car parking rate is available at Te Papa for $12 per day from 6am - 6pm.

Your car parking ticket needs to be validated using the validation machine, available at the conference information desk in Oceania.


Registrations Now Open!

Click here to register.

Please direct any questions about the registration process to Rach Michaels, Lime & Soda:

T: 64 9 214 7440

Registration Fees:

Conference Cocktail Function Tickets $78.26 + GST ($90 incl GST)

Conference Registration $391.30 + GST ($450 incl GST)

Your Conference Registration includes full plenary and all keynote sessions on Thursday 3 August 2017 as well as tea/coffee on arrival, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Registration Terms and Conditions:


If you've booked but then can't attend, it's fine for another person to attend in your place as long as you let us know beforehand. No fee will be charged for this.


Conference payments must be received in full by the date specified on your invoice. Alternatively, you can choose to pay for your conference registration by credit card.

The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone who has not paid prior to attending the conference.

Any cancellations received after booking will incur a cancellation administration fee of $50.00 + GST.

There will be no refunds for any registration booking cancelled after Friday 7 July 2017.

There will be no refunds for any booked delegate who does not attend on the day.

In the unlikely event of cancellation of the event, the liability of the organisers is limited to the return of paid fees.

The organisers may alter the times, dates and speakers of this event by notice to you at any time. While we are sorry if this causes inconvenience, the organisers will not be liable for any loss arising from such changes.


Sponsorship and Programme enquiries

Karen Olver
T: 64 4 802 1513
M: 64 27 436 5273

Conference Registration enquiries

Rachel Michaels
Lime and Soda Limited
T: 64 9 214 7440
M: 021 237 4194