NZIA Western Branch Architectural Gala Events

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New Plymouth, Taranaki

New Zealand

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An opportunity to bring people together for a relaxed day of sharing, collegiality and celebration, the Western Branch has arranged a day of events in conjunction with the Western Branch Architecture Awards, this year being held in New Plymouth on Friday 10th of May. Registration for the mini-conference can be made at the NZIA website here. To register for the additional events detailed below, please click on the Register button above.

Western Branch AGM (no registration required)
Novotel New Plymouth Hobson
Fri 10 May, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join us at the 2019 Western Branch AGM. This is a great opportunity to get up to date with what the NZIA is doing on your behalf. It would be great to see you and hear your feedback on the many Branch and NZIA activities and to answer any questions you may have.

This is your opportunity to:

  • Meet your representatives on the Western Branch Committee and Branch members who have been active in Branch activities and hear what we have planned for the coming year;

  • Participate in (re)electing the new Committee members;

  • Have the opportunity to talk about issues affecting you and the profession.

  • Hear about the bigger Institute picture from the NZIA President Tim Melville and Chief Executive Teena Hale-Pennington.

Have your say. Your input is welcomed and lively discussion expected.

Western Branch Awards (no registration required)
Novotel New Plymouth Hobson
Fri 10 May, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

The Western Branch of the New Zealand Institute of Architects and Resene invite you to the announcement of the 2019 Western Architecture Awards. All shortlisted projects will be celebrated at the event, and winners will be announced on the night.

Light refreshments will be served. Dress smart casual/business.

Free entry - registration not required.

Western Branch Dinner
Novotel New Plymouth Hobson
Fri 10 May, 8:00pm - 10:30pm
Click here to register via the NZIA webpage

The Western Branch are hosting a post-awards celebratory dinner on Friday 10 May 2019 at the Novotel. The dinner will start at 8.00pm following the Western Architecture Awards presentation. Dinner will be a 3-course set menu at $59.00 per person. Beverages are additional and are to be paid for on the night at a cash bar.

Registration is required to attend this dinner; please register by Wednesday 1 May. No tickets provided - names taken at entrance.

Brunch at Pukeiti
Founders Cafe
Sat 11 May, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Registration required - costs payable on the day

Concealed within the slopes of Mt Taranaki, Pukeiti is known all over the world as a unique temperate rainforest garden and one of New Zealand’s top rhododendron gardens. Managed by the Taranaki Regional Council, Pukeiti is undergoing a major redevelopment, with recent projects completed by Elliott Architects and Boon.

Join us for brunch in the Founders Café, and presentations by Greg Rine, the Regional Gardens Manager, and Jim Elliott and Shaun Murphy, followed by a tour through the gardens. Menu options range in price from $10-$20 with all costs payable on the day.

Please include any dietary restrictions in your registration.

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Optional transportation: A bus (sponsored by Resene) will depart from Novotel at 8.30am, and return approximately 12.30pm (50 seat limit) - please check the option for transport when registering.

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New Plymouth, Taranaki

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