Social Events


Mihi Whakatau and Conference Opening

Pipitea Marae
Monday 2 December, 9am - 11am

We invite you to join us for a Mihi Whakatau (Māori Ceremony) to officially welcome you to the conference. This will be a very special, uniquely New Zealand experience. We will walk you over as a group from the main conference venue leaving at 8.40am (please ensure you arrive on time).

Welcome Reception

Monday 2 December, 6.15pm – 7.45pm

We’re delighted that Dr Deborah Russell MP will be hosting the ANZMAC Delegation at Parliament for our Welcome Reception. You will be treated to a high energy Pasifika performance that’s not to be missed! Please note, due to restricted numbers at the venue, we are unable to offer guest ticket purchases.

Conference Dinner

Te Papa
Wednesday 4 December, 7pm – Late

Our conference will conclude at the end of the last day with the ANZMAC Conference and Awards Dinner which is being held in our National Museum, Te Papa Tongarewa. A three course meal will be provided and after the Award proceedings, you’ll get the chance to get up and dance to the infamous Beat Girls!