Social Events


Conference Opening and Keynote Address with Professor John Deighton

Rutherford House*
Monday 2 December, 9am - 10.30am

We invite you to join us at the opening of the 2019 ANZMAC Conference at Rutherford House. We look forward to welcoming you all with a Mihi Whakatau (Māori Welcome). The opening will be immediately followed by Professor John Deighton – our plenary speaker.

*Please note, this is a change from our originally planned opening, due to unexpectedly high registrations.

Welcome Reception

Monday 2 December, 6.15pm – 8.00pm

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.

Walk along Wellington Waterfront

Wellington CBD
Tuesday 3 December, 6pm

We invite you to join us in a casual walking group along Wellington’s beautiful waterfront to take in some of the wonderful sights of Wellington. The group will depart from Rutherford House at 6pm (meet at registration desk), walking along the waterfront into the CBD and finishing at a Wellington bar for a drink (at your own cost). A great opportunity to mingle with your fellow delegates in a casual setting.

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!