NZIQS 2021 Conference

NZIQS 2021 Conference – Resilience in an ever-changing world

 30th June – 3rd July 2021                                                                                                                                                                 Distinction Hotel, Rotorua

NZIQS 2021 Conference – Resilience in an ever-changing world, is our chance to come together to connect. Over the two day conference be inspired, learn about new technologies, share ideas on the hot topics in our industry and have a great catch up with our institute colleagues.


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

Saturday 3rd July

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


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



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 and Optional Add On’s

Full Registration

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

Membership Type  Early Bird After 14th May
 NZIQS Full Registration $595 $695
 Student Studying Full $200 $250
 AIQS Full Registration $595 $695
 RICS or CIC member Full $695 $795
 Non-member Full $795 $895
 Non-member Day Only $695 $795

Day Only Registration

Day Only Registration includes the Wednesday Welcome Drinks, 2 x days Conference Plenary and the Friday Conference Dinner

Membership Type  Early Bird After 14th May
 NZIQS Day Registration $495 $595
 RICS or CIC member Day Only $595 $695
 Non-member Day Only $695 $795

Partners Programme

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.

Cost $375

Friday night Progressive Dinner

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.

Cost $95

Saturday Mountain Biking

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.

Cost $110 BYO Bike, $135 Bike hire included

Saturday White Water Rafting

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.

Cost $110


For more information about the NZIQS 2021 Conference

Contact Alana 04 473 5521,

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