2013 NZPI Annual Conference - Message from Conference Hosts

Hamilton 2013

2013 NZPI Annual Conference
Incorporating Young Planners Congress

A message from our Waikato Branch Conference hosts

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga rau rangatira ma, tena koutou, tena koutou, tena tatou katoa.

The Waikato branch of the New Zealand Planning Institute invites you to attend the 2013 NZPI Conference in Hamilton.

Situated in the heart of the North Island the diverse Waikato region, the traditional home of the Waikato-Tainui iwi encompasses New Zealand's fourth largest city, the country's longest river, a world class surf break and the world famous Waitomo Caves with its glowworms and adventure tourism activities.

Well-known for its nature-based tourism, underground adventure and off-the-beaten track experiences the Waikato region offers something for everyone, from the stunning black sand surf beaches of Raglan to Hamilton's vibrant caf scene and the rolling hills and majestic forests that shape the landscape.

The 2013 NZPI conference will be held in Hamilton, based at the newly completed Claudelands Conference & Exhibition Centre. Located just a short walk from the Hamilton CBD, this venue has easy access to accommodation, restaurants, cafes and bars and the Waikato River.

We are planning an impressive line-up of stimulating international and New Zealand speakers with our theme of Stop, Collaborate and Listen providing the overarching context for the conference. We want you planners and related professionals of all levels - to be challenged and inspired by the conference and look forward to your contribution and attendance ...

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