May 2022: Registration is currently closed and will re-open on 1 July 2022. 

   1 July 2022  - Registration opens

   2 September 2022  - Early-bird deadline 

Registration Fees

To qualify for the reduced member fee you need to be a current financial, honorary or complimentary member. New members are welcome to take advantage of this benefit but your membership subscription will need to be paid prior to your registration being made. For details on becoming a members, please see below.

All fees are expressed in $NZ and include GST of 15%. Payment is required at the end of the registration process by Credit/Debit Card (MasterCard or Visa accepted with 2.5% surcharge). Alternatively you can select the option to pay by invoice. For Group bookings, please contact the conference organisers before completing your registration,

If you request payment by invoice, please ensure that payment is made within 7 days. Your invoice/receipt will be attached to your confirmation email.

Registration TypeEarly Bird Rate until
21 October 2022 
Standard Rate from 
22 October 2022
GSNZ Member Full Registration*$ 460.00$ 520.00
Non-Member Full Registration
$ 620.00
$ 680.00
Student Member Full Registration*$ 175.00
$ 235.00
Student Non-Member Full Registration$ 220.00$ 280.00
Retired Member Full Registration*
$ 325.00
$ 375.00
Day Registration (one day only, excl social functions)
$ 250.00
$ 250.00
Fun Games & BBQ Night, Tuesday 29 November
$ 60.00**
$ 60.00**
Conference Dinner, Wednesday 30 November
$ 100.00**
$ 100.00**
* Membership verification required if the Member Rate is selected. 
** Conference Dinner Student fee is $60.00; Fun Games & BBQ Night Student fee is: $40.00

The full registration fee includes:

  • Entry to all conference sessions, exhibition and poster display
  • Morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas during the conference
  • Icebreaker Reception - Monday 28 November 2022 (RSVP required)

The full registration fee excludes:

  • Pre-conference Workshops Monday 28 November 2022
  • Post conference Field Trips Friday 2 December 2022
  • BBQ Evening - Tuesday 29 November 2022
  • The Conference Dinner - Wednesday 30 November 2022
  • Accommodation - please visit the accommodation page for suggestions.
  • Travel and transfers



Members will be required to provide proof of membership during online registration. Please have the following at hand when registering:

  • A copy of your membership fees receipt or proof of membership fee payment for the current year, that can be uploaded with your registration.
  • Your membership number (if known)

NOTE: Receipts and membership numbers can be found in your members portal on the GSNZ website - click here.

Become a GSNZ Member

Sign up to become a GSNZ Member and benefit from discounted conference registration fees along with a number of other great benefits including: 

  • Free access New Zealand’s Earth science journal, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics.
  • Branch activities in seven locations throughout New Zealand, including field-trips, talks and social events.
  • Membership of any number of Special Interest Groups giving you the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals across a common interest.
  • Apply for geoscience grants from the National Committee
  • Have the GSNZ advocate on your behalf (e.g., Geopreservation)

When you become a member of the GSNZ you will be joining the largest community of geoscientists in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our strength lies in our members and the diversity and experience they bring to our Society with their backgrounds in education, CRIs, local authorities and consultancies. Through your membership you will have access to a network of international colleagues with a range of skills and knowledge to assist you in your career. 

Payment Options

Credit Card (MasterCard or Visa accepted with 2.5% surcharge).

Registration cancellation and refund policy

Cancellations must be notified in writing by email to
Cancellations received on or before new dates to be advised will be charged an administration fee of $100.
No refund will be given for registration cancellations received after 1 November 2022 (including “no shows” at the conference).
Registrations can be transferred to another delegate at any time.
If the in-person event has to be changed to a virtual format, registration fees will be adjusted accordingly. Delegates who have already registered will receive a partial refund for any difference in registration fees from the in-person fees to the virtual fees.


It is strongly recommended and your responsibility to have insurance to cover medical, travel, and registration expenses in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Terms and Conditions

Please click here to view the Terms & Conditions in relation to purchasing goods or services from Conferences and Events Limited and the GSNZ 2022 Conference.

Special Requirements

Should you have any dietary, mobility or other special requirements, please let us know when you register.

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Icebreaker Sponsor

Field Trip & Session Sponsors


Conference Organisers

Conferences & Events Ltd
Conference Manager: Ali Howard
64 4 384 1511 

This event is organised by Conferences & Events Ltd, Wellington, Auckland, Nelson & Nationwide.  We are a New Zealand business.