Conference Functions & Events
Join in on these special events to make the most of your Conference experience in this stunning part of the country!
The following options are available to register online when you register for the Conference. If you have already registered and would like to add on one or more of these options, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference Gala Dinner
Kindly sponsored by Crown
Mon 28 August 6.30pm
This event is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the year with your colleagues and be entertained by Jamie Mackay from The Country. Pre-dinner drinks from 6.30pm conference dinner starts at 7.00pm till late. Includes three course meal, beverages and dinner entertainment.
Guest Ticket: $140 ex GST
x1 ticket included with full registration
Pre-Conference Activity: Golf Tournament
Kindly sponsored by Metalcraft
Sun 27 August 12pm
Tauranga Golf Club
It’s time for all the serious golfers to test their skills at the Tauranga Golf Club for the Alan Middleton trophy. Includes 16 holes (8 holes are available if required). Transport is available from the Trinity Wharf, departing at 11.15am. Tee off time is 12.10 pm.
Tickets: $60 ex GST
Pre-Conference Activity: Lawn Bowls
Sun 27 August 1pm
Club Mount is Mt Maunganui’s hidden gem, nestled among the Bay’s top sporting clubs, in the heart of the Mount. Includes bowls, pizza and a drink. Transport is available from the Trinity Wharf, departing at 12.30pm. Start time is 1pm.
Ticket: $50 ex GST
Tauranga Food, Wine, Cider, Scenery & Sights Tour
Mon 28 August 9am
Wildside Tours, Mt Maunganui
Included In Your Tour:
• Pick up & drop off from accomodation.
• First stop is a boutique coffee roastery for tasty brew.
• Dutch cheese shop tasting.
• Cider tasting paddles.
• Salami Tasting.
• Wine Tasting.
• Craft Beer Tasting paddles.
• Bottled Water.
From Wildside Tours:
Tour pick from accommodation or departing from the Strand Tauranga. First stop is a Dutch Cheese shop where we'll hear the story of how they make their cheeses complete with sampling some of the huge range of cheeses. Cheese of many colours and flavours, along with some from Italy, France, Denmark and Switzerland.
On out into the country where we stop at a delicatessan stocked with the finest handcrafted produce where we'll sample their salami and chorizo aged in the Hungarian traditional way. Fresh barrista coffee available.
We'll drive up into hills to Minden lookout for panoramic views of Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, the harbour and beyond. On to drive past orchards of kiwifruit, and avocados to a small family country Cidery where we sample their range of award winning handcrafted ciders with option of purchasing lunch or snacks.
Award winning winery for wine tastings. Craft Beer Brewery for a brewery tour and of course generous tastings of craft beer and cider.
Cidery is unavailable on Monday and Tuesday, we visit another brewery instead that has cider and craft beer on tap. Fridays tours an option of visiting a traditional Italian cheesemaker for tastings and optional mozarella cheese making demonstration.
Tours depart 9am. Tastings are all inclusive in the price. Option of lunch not included in price. Right to cancel due to insufficient numbers.
Price: $155 pp