CINZ Conference Social Events


Welcome Function

Date:              Tuesday 11 October
Time:              5.30pm–7.00pm
Venue:            Zealong Tea Estate
Dress:             Smart Casual

Zealong’s 48ha domain lies on the outskirts of Hamilton city, in New Zealand’s pristine Waikato region. Zealong tea comes from a single source: grown on the plantation, processed and packed on site in the state-of-the-art tea factory.

Join the CINZ team and reacquaint with your industry colleagues whilst enjoying delicious canapés and beverages.

Coaches will depart from the Novotel, Sudima and Ambassador Hotels at 5pm. Return coach transport will be provided.

All full registrations include a complimentary ticket to the Welcome Function however, additional tickets can be purchased as below:

Additional Ticket Member: $50.00
Additional Ticket Non-Member: $60.00


Casual Evening at Novotel Hamilton Tainui

Date: Wednesday 12 October
Time: 6.00pm - 9.30pm
Venue: Novotel Hamilton Tainui
Dress: Smart Casual 

Join us for a casual and relaxing evening, socialising with industry colleagues, and select your Lord of the Rings costumes ready for Thursday night.

Return coach transport will be provided.


CINZ Conference Gala Dinner 2016

Date:              Thursday 13 October
Time:              6.30pm-late
Venue:            Hobbiton Movie Set
Dress:            Lord of the Rings Theme

Enjoy an evening with industry friends in Middle Earth, starting with a guided tour at dusk of the Shire. We will then be treated to a banquet feast fit for a Hobbit. The tables will be full of traditional Hobbit fare and as is the tradition in the Shire, second helpings are encouraged.

The annual CINZ Outstanding Contributors Award will be announced during the evening’s formalities with thanks to David Hall and Hunter’s Wines.

Return coach transport will be provided.

All full registrations include a complimentary ticket to the Gala Dinner however, additional tickets can be purchased as below:

Additional Ticket Member: $130.00
Additional Ticket Non-Member: $135.00