General Information

 

Airport Transfers

There are a number of companies that provide transport to and from the airport. Should you wish to pre-book, contact one of the companies below or see the staff at the registration desk who will be pleased to assist.

Corporate Cabs Auckland
09 377 0773

Super Shuttle
0800 748 885

Auckland Coop Taxi
09 300 3000

 

Biosecurity

New Zealand has a national bio-security system that is considered one of the most robust in the world. Please refer to this website for more information.

 

Currency/ Banking

The currency used is New Zealand dollar. Banking hours are usually 0900 - 1600hrs, Monday to Friday. Automatic teller machines are well spread throughout Auckland. International credit-cards are accepted throughout the country banks, most hotels and city stores.

 

Disclosure of Registration Information

If you do not wish your details to be provided to sponsors or other delegates, please tick the appropriate box on the registration form.

 

Dress

Dress for all sessions is business casual. Dress for the Conference Dinner is Black tie or Lounge Suit.

 

Electricity

New Zealand uses a 240 volt 50 cycle system with 3 pin flat plugs

 

Goods and Services Tax

Goods and Services in New Zealand are subject to a 15% tax (GST). This tax is usually included in the price and if not, it is clearly stated. This tax cannot be claimed back by visitors when leaving the country.

 

Insurance

It is strongly recommended that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance to cover the duration of your visit to new Zealand and to protect against cancellation charges, loss or damage to your luggage and personal effects, loss of cash and medical expenses.

 

Name badges

Name badges will be given to all delegates on registration. We ask that you wear your badge at all times, including social functions.

 

Photography/ Video

Please be aware that attending media representative may take photographs and record audio and video footage of the proceedings. Materials produced may be displayed online or in other ways, e.g; television or print or used by the College of Emergency Nurses new Zealand or marketing purposes. All attendee understand and agree to this.
Other delegates may take and distribute images or recordings via social networking sites or independent websites. The CENNZ Conference can take no responsibility for material or images used in this way.

 

Special Requirements

Every effort will be made to ensure delegates with special needs are catered for. Should you require any specific assistance, or catering please give details required on your registration form.

 

Transport

A taxi fare from the Auckland Airport to the city centre is around $90 one way. Taxi ranks are located outside the arrival area (door 8) at the international terminal. Super Shuttle offers a shared ride option. The approximate cost for the trip from the airport to the city is $35 one way for one person. The shuttles operate from the Shuttle rank at the airport (not the taxi rank) located outside the arrivals area (door 8). Bookings can be made on the Super Shuttle website or you can just turn up to the terminal ranks.

 

Time Zone

New Zealand is one of the first places in the world to see the new day, 12 hours ahead of GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)

 

Vaccinations

No vaccinations are required to enter New Zealand

 

Visa Information

All visitors to new Zealand must have a passport which is valid for at least three months beyond the intended stay in New Zealand. Visa information and the visa application form are available on www.immigration.govt.nz. If you require a Visitor's Visa, please allow at least 5-6 weeks for processing.

 

KEY DATES

Add these key dates to your calendar

30 Mar 2016

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPENS

31 July 2016

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION CLOSES

5 August 2016

ABSTRACT NOTIFICATION

27 June 2016

REGISTRATION OPENS

30 Sept 2016

EARLY BIRD CONCLUDES

3 - 4 Nov 2016

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