General Information

Transport from the Airport

SkyBus is an express bus service from Auckland airport to the city centre with convenient stops enroute via Mt Eden and Dominion Rd. This service operates 24/7, including all public holidays and with a journey time of approximately 60 minutes to 16 Customs St East. Buses run from every 10 minutes throughout the day. An adult ticket – one way cost $18, return saver $34. Tickets can be purchased on arrival at the airport terminal bus stop or purchased online at www.skybus.co.nz.

There is an abundance of taxis that can be engaged at ranks at Auckland Airport. The taxi ride from the airport to the Auckland CBD can take between 30-60 minutes and may cost about $50 – $70 depending upon the time of day.

The Conference does not provide any transfers from the airport to Conference Hotels. All delegates must make their own transport arrangements from the airport.

Public Transport:

Getting around Auckland is easy and affordable, whether you’re using public transport, driving, catching taxis and transfers, joining a tour, or even cycling.

Up-to-date travel and ticket information can be found and here. Further assistance with using how to use public transport while in Auckland can be found here

Climate

The average temperature for Auckland in November ranges from 13°C (minimum) to 19°C (maximum). Auckland has a subtropical climate with heavy rain May–Dec.

Special Requirements

Please provide details of any special diet, special needs or disability assistance required when you register.

Taxes

A Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 15% applies to all consumer goods and is included in retail prices. All fees are quoted in New Zealand Dollars (NZD) and are subject to GST. Full details can be found here along with other important travel information.

Currency

Decimal currency is used in New Zealand – units are dollars and cents. All major credit cards are widely accepted in New Zealand. Visit www.xe.com for current exchange rates.

Travel & Health Insurance

The Conference does not provide insurance to delegates. We strongly recommend that you take out insurance policies to cover medical and travel expenses. If necessary, consult your travel agent.

If you’re injured while visiting New Zealand, the New Zealand Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) may be able to help you – it doesn’t matter if you’re not a resident. You’ll still need travel insurance for what they don’t cover. Click here to find out more.

Disclaimers

In the event of industrial disruption the meeting organisers cannot be held responsible for any losses incurred by delegates. The program is correct at the time of printing; however the organisers reserve the right to alter the program, if and as is deemed necessary.

2019 Conference Dates

25 Nov: Conference Opening

25 Nov: Welcome Reception

26 Nov: Conference Dinner

27 Nov: Conference Close

2019 Registration Dates

01 July: Registration Open

11 Oct: Presenters Registration Deadline

15 Oct: Early Bird Deadline

15 Nov: Registration Closed

2019 Submission Dates

17 May: Abstract Submission Open

28 Jun: Abstract Submission Deadline

01 July: Registration Open

01 Oct: Presenter Registration Deadline

15 Oct: Early Bird Registration Closes