Event Calendar

NZIQS 2021 Conference






5:00 PM


Resilience in an ever-changing world.





The NZIQS annual conference is our time to come together to learn, be inspired and discuss the hot topics within our industry.  This year’s conference presentations include:

Cameron Bagrie, Economist

Challenges of building in a Geothermal Environment

PWC Commercial Bay – glass fin project, a world first!

All things Timber – design, pricing, and manufacturing

Engineer to the contract

The CCA – use it or lose $$$

Strengthening Resilience in the face of Stress

Shaun Quincey – Tasman solo rower


Wednesday 30th June

                5.30pm – 7.00pm             Carters Welcome Drinks, Distinction Hotel


Thursday 1st July

                8.30am – 5.00pm             Conference Plenary, Distinction Hotel

                6.00pm                                 Conference Dinner, Te Puia


Friday 2nd July

                9.00am – 10.00am           NZIQS Annual General Meeting, Distinction Hotel

                10.00am – 5.00pm           Conference Plenary, Distinction Hotel

                6.00pm                                 Progressive Dinner optional add on


Saturday 3rd July

                8.30am – 2.00pm             Mountain Biking or White Water Rafting optional extra


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We have a range of registration options tailored to suit your schedule.  Choose from

·         Full Registration which includes the Wednesday Welcome Drinks, 2 x days Conference Plenary and the Friday Conference Dinner

·         Day Only Registration which includes the 2 x days Conference Plenary only

Thank you again to Savory Construction for sponsoring the Early Bird Registration Prize.  All NZIQS members who register for conference before 14th May will go in the draw to win the cost of their conference registration back. 

Registration Prices

Registration Type

Early Bird

After 14th May

NZIQS Full Registration



NZIQS Day Only



Student Studying Full






RICS or CIC member Full



RICS or CIC member Day Only



Non-member Full



Non-member Day Only




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Optional add on’s

Partners Programme                                                                                                                                      $375 pp

Experience the wonders of Rotorua in this one and half day programme.  Visit the world-famous Redwoods Treewalk for a guided tour before enjoying a delicious lunch then finish off the day with a soak at the Polynesian Spa.  Your half day tour will take you up the gondola to see Rotorua in all it is beauty before enjoying a private wine and cheese tasting with the team at Volcanic Hills Winery. Registration includes 1.5 day partners tour, Carters Welcome Drinks and the Conference Dinner.

Friday night Progressive Dinner                                                                                                                $95 pp

A great option for those staying on for the Friday night and weekend.  Head down to Rotorua’s famous Eat Street for a progressive dinner allowing you to experience three different restaurants.  Registration includes a three-course meal and your first drink.

Saturday Mountain Biking                                                                                                           from     $110 pp

A three-hour guided tour of the world renown Whakarewarewa Forest.  Available to all levels of skills and fitness, though you must be able to ride a bike.  Options to BYO own bike or we can arrange all the gear you need.  Registration includes bike hire, transport, guided tour and packed lunch.

Saturday White Water Rafting                                                                                                                   $110 pp

A chance to raft down the infamous grade 5 Kaituna River including the worlds highest commercially rafted waterfall.  Attendees need to have a reasonable level of fitness and be able to swim.  Registration includes rafting, transport, tour guides and a packed lunch.


Conference 2021 is at the Distinction Hotel, 390 Fenton Street, Rotorua.  Stay onsite from just $135 at this recently refurbished 4-star hotel.

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For any conference questions or help with registration call Alana 04 473 5521 or email events@nziqs.co.nz

All prices quoted in this document are gst inclusive.