Social Programme

Icebreaker Function

Date: Monday 13th November 2023
Location: Kelburn Campus, Victoria University of Wellington
Time: 5.00pm  - 7.00pm

The Icebreaker Reception is included in your registration fee, but please register your attendance for catering purposes. This will be your first opportunity to meet and network with other delegates and we encourage you to come along.

Additional tickets for accompanying person: $40 per person. 

ECR Function  

This function is now full with a waitlist

Date: Monday 13th November 2023

Location: The Ballroom (68 Courtenay Place, Wellington)
Time: 7.30pm
Ticket Price: $10 per person, includes entry and snacks 

This year’s GSNZ Early Career Researcher Mixer will be held at The Ballroom, upstairs on Courtney Place, after the conference Icebreaker. The event aims to be an opportunity for people to network and socialise, from undergraduate to post-doc, over friendly pool, darts, a drink at the bar or even pizza. The entry fee includes use of pool tables, a drink and pizza on entry.

Please note that numbers are limited and on a first come, first served basis. 

Brewtown Bash 

Date: Tuesday 14th November 2023
Location: Brewtown, Upper Hutt
Time: 7.00pm.  Coaches leave Wellington at 6.30pm and return to Wellington from 9:30pm (last bus is 10:30pm). 
Ticket Price: Full Price $100, Student Price $50

Join us for a fun and laid-back evening under Brewtown's large, covered greenspace. Unwind and lounge in the comfort of retro-inspired furniture. Engage in friendly competition with classic lawn games such as Giant Jenga and Cornhole. 

Taste some of the best craft beers direct from the breweries and enjoy a yummy Boneface 'low and slow' BBQ dinner.  

For the adventurous, plan to arrive early and book one of the activities at the Daytona Park next door: ice skating, bowling, go-karting, paintball.

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Conference Gala Dinner
This function is now full with a waitlist

Date: Wednesday 15th November 2023
Location: Pipitea Marae, Thorndon Quay, Wellington 
Time: 7.00pm 
Ticket event: 
Full Price $140, Student Price $75
Gala Dinner Theme: Wellington Paranormal

Nau Mai, Haere Mai. Pipitea Marae is a traditional urban Marae in the heart of Wellington and welcomes you for the 2023 GSNZ Conference Gala Dinner. The 'Wellington Paranormal' theme will combine elements of the supernatural, humor, and elegance to create a memorable evening. Dress up is encouraged!

Don't miss out on this opportunity to unwind, network, and enjoy some dinner and drinks in the company of your fellow colleagues. 

Join Us for a Spook-tacular Evening!

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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.