Accommodation Options

Rutherford, Thompson and MacGibbon Boarding Houses

Address: 347 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8052

Stay onsite at the conference venue, St Andrew's College, in one of the three modern, state-of-the art boarding houses. Receive great conference rates which include breakfast and the convenience of being onsite. The Merivale Mall is just under 15 minutes’ walk away, and the boarding houses are within 15 minutes' drive of Christchurch International Airport. 

Options include twin or quad rooms, divided into semi-private spaces encompassing a comfortable bed, desk, wardrobe and storage facilities. Linen and bedding are provided. Each floor has a kitchenette with tea/coffee making facilities, shared bathrooms, lounges, television with limited SKY options, along with free Wi-Fi.


Single rooom: $94.50 per person per night, including a hot and continental breakfast selection 

Twin/Quad sharing: $54.50 per person per night, including a hot and continental breakfast selection 

  • The rate is quotes as per person per night. So all persons indicated as sharing in a room must book their own room under their individual registrations when completing the online registration form. Indicating who you are sharing with in the box provided only facilitates the organisers allocating your rooms correctly. 
  • If you select a twin share or quadruple share room but you don't indicate the person you would like to share with, we will randomly allocate you based on floor gender selection. 

 Shared facilities: due to the nature of the Boarding Houses, bathrooms will be shared with the floor for all room types. You can choose if you prefer to be allocated in a single gender floor or mixed floor. 

Please note: self catering is not allowed in the rooms. Breakfast will be served in the dinning hall.   

Room options:

Single room with shared facilities  (Limited single rooms available)
Fully furnished, 1 single bed (some of the rooms might have 2 single beds but will be for a single occupant only), desk & chair, wardrobe. Linen & bedding provided. 

Twin room with shared facilities  
Fully furnished, 2 x single bed, desk & chair, wardrobe. Linen & bedding provided.

Quad room with shared facilities  
Fully furnished, 4 x single bed, desk & chair, wardrobe. Linen & bedding provided.

Make a reservation: Bookings can be made during registration via the online conference registration form. If you would like to make a booking after you have registered please contact to book. Limited rooms available.

There are a number of accommodation options available along Papanui Rd, which are within a 10 - 15 min walk or short drive to St Andrew's. Please see map below for reference. 

Conference Location

St Andrew's College, 
347 Papanui Road,


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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.