Thursday 6th October- Conference Dinner

Connect and network with other attendees at the conference dinner taking place at the gorgeous Transitional Cathedral on Thursday 6th October.

Designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban following the Christchurch earthquakes, this iconic venue is a symbol of the significant rebuild undertaken in the city. It is the only Cathedral in the world made sustainably and stands proud as one of the most recognisable inner-city landmarks. 

The building is made from large cardboard tubes with steel shipping containers creating walls and housing small chapels and offices. Triangular windows, facing Latimer Square, depict images from the original Cathedral’s stained-glass Rose windows and create an impressive sight.

Dinner tickets are $100 and include an arrival drink, a delicious 2-course meal by Moveable Feasts and after-dinner speaker Peter Boshier, NZ's Chief Ombudsmen.  Book your ticket on the registration form or if you have already registered, please contact us at  to RSVP to connect and network with other attendees at the conference dinner, taking place at the gorgeous Transitional Cathedral on Thursday 6th October.

Dinner Speaker   -Peter Boshier-

Peter Boshier is Chief Ombudsman for New Zealand. He was appointed in December 2015, following a distinguished career as a Judge, and in May 2020 was reappointed for a second five-year term. As Chief Ombudsman, Peter’s focus has been on a faster and more effective resolution of Official Information Act and other complaints, working with government agencies to improve their practices, and strengthening his team’s investigation and monitoring of prisons and public mental health facilities.

Musical entertainment   - Neon Switch - 

Neon Switch are a fresh musical duo, comprising of accomplished vocalist Lauren Marshall, and multi-talented guitarist, Rob Daglish. Based locally in Christchurch, the pair play a wide range of covers from 1960's to now, and an exciting mix of party tunes and meaningful ballads. You can find them regularly on stage in various venues around the city, as well as being members of the enigmatic 5-piece band, Diamond Blue. Perfect for any occasion or event, Neon Switch provide funky tunes and good vibes, guaranteed! 


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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.