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This year’s conference is taking place in the township of Rotorua, home to one of the most unique tourism sites in the world.

Rotorua has a compact CBD and a comprehensive public transport system, which makes getting to and around Rotorua easy, whether by air or road. Additionally, for those delegates wishing to extend their stay, Rotorua is an exceptional gateway to the sunny Bay of Plenty and the whole of the Central North Island.

Travel by Air
International – if you are travelling to New Zealand from overseas, Auckland’s International Airport operates a number of daily flights to and from all Australian and international destinations. New Zealand’s national carrier Air New Zealand offers excellent fares on all the major routes throughout the Australian, Pacific, American, Asian and European regions and will provide timely connections to Rotorua, should you wish to take the 45 minute domestic flight.

Domestic – there are daily direct flights to and from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown (via Christchurch), operating from Rotorua Airport.

Airport Transfers from Rotorua Airport
Please arrange your own transfers from Rotorua Airport to your accommodation venue. Visit www.rotorua-airport.co.nz/getting-around/transport-options/ for details on airport shuttles, taxis and local hire car companies. A taxi into the CBD will cost around $30 and shuttle services will be approximately $20 per person.

Making Your Own Way By Road
Rotorua is well connected to the rest of New Zealand through a network of road links, such as coaches and shuttles that run frequently and connect to almost all major North Island cities. A short 2.5 hour drive from Auckland, and a 5.5 hour drive from New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington, Rotorua is easily accessible via road transport.

Bus – Bus travel timetables, fares and routes can be booked on; www.busnz.com, www.tourism.net.nz and www.intercity.co.nz.

Hire Car – If you wish to hire a car, the following websites may be of use for further information; www.budget.co.nz, www.apexrentals.co.nz, or www.thrifty.co.nz.