The venue and getting there

The venue

The venue for the Conference is the beautiful Copthorne Hotel and Resort in the Bay of Islands. It is situated on the waterfront and nestled in 60 acres of subtropical gardens, within the Waitangi National Trust Reserve.Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands is a harmony of nature and spacious comfort. Our 180 guest rooms include 4 suites and accessible rooms. Each room features its own patio or balcony, assuring great views of the bay, harbour, or garden. 


More information on the venue can be found here ... whilst discounted room reservations can be made here ... Be sure to use the following GROUP CODE (not promo code)

Code is EDNZ18

Stay dates: 17/10/18 – 20/10/18 **delegates wishing to stay additional nights before or after the conference can book online but they must call the Copthorne to extend the stay 09 402 7411

Getting there

By plane: Air New Zealand and its partners operate regular scheduled services between Kerikeri and Auckland. Daily flight departure and arrival information can be found via this link...

By car: Paihia is a three and a half hour journey by car from Auckland

Getting around within the Bay of Islands

Shuttles, taxis and rental cars: A shuttle service operated by Super Shuttle services all Air New Zealand Link flights and connects the airport with Kerikeri, Paihia and Bay of Islands.

Phone: 0800-SHUTTLE (748885)

Black Robin Transport
Contact 09 407 3305

Haruru Cabs
Contact 09 402 6292

Kerikeri Taxi Shuttle & Tours
Contact 09 407 9515
Mobile 021 407 951

Northland Transfers & Tours
Contact 027 444 7411

Tuatahi Airport Shuttles Ltd
Contact 021 0875 3196

Map of Paihia and beyond

Call Benje