APLA Regional Conference 2017 - Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on 01 July 2017

Updated as at 13 October 2017 14:00pm


Creativity for Growth

The conference theme for Auckland will be Creativity for Growth. Given the size of our domestic market and geographical isolation, New Zealand businessess need to come up with creative ways of competing in a global marketplace. We will organise a number of inspiring keynotes for the conference who will challenge traditional thinking and stretch our imaginations for new possibilities.

Highlights of the Social Programme

- Opening Dinner at Pullman Auckland
- Closing Dinner at Maritime Museum
- Golf (optional: US$150)
- Networking Day: West Auckland Coast Tour

Seminar Registration Fees

The registration fees for a full delegate to APLA Regional Conference is as follows:
APLA / WLA Member US $1000
APLA /WLA Associate Members US $1200
NON- members US $1350


Business and pleasure are intertwined at the Pullman. 340 stylish hotel rooms and self-contained apartments complete with kitchen facilities and balconies make the journey a relaxing one.

Visa Information

Requirements for International Visitors entering New Zealand All overseas visitors are required to have a valid passport and, with the exception of delegates from visa-free countries (please see below), are required to have the appropriate visa. For information on obtaining a visa, including necessary funds and health requirements, please visit: www.immigration.govt.nz

** We suggest that you allow for a minimum of two months to have your visa processed by Immigration New Zealand or the applicable New Zealand embassy or consulate in your country of residence.

Arrival and Departure Information

Traveling to New Zealand is easy. Flights are available from many international destinations to Auckland International Airport.

Taxi and shuttle ranks are located outside the arrivals area (door 8) at the international terminal and outside door 4 at the domestic terminal. You can pre-book with one of the companies listed below or just turn up at the terminal ranks – taxis and shuttles are always available.

Indicative fares from the airport into the city is between NZ$65 – NZ$75 one-way for a taxi and shuttles ($35 for one person plus $8 for each extra person together in the same group). For specific fare pricing, contact the taxi and shuttle companies directly.

Auckland Airport charges $5 per pick up and $2 per drop off, inclusive in the fixed fare rate.
Company Per KM Rate Fixed Fare to CBD
Alert Taxis $2.47 $65
Auckland Co-op Taxis $2.47 $68
Auckland Taxi Service $2.50 $69
Cheap Cabs $2.15 $38
Corporate Cabs $2.70 $75
Green Cabs $2.45 $65

Super Shuttle
Free phone 0800 SHUTTLE (0800 748 885)
Phone: +64 9 522 5100
Website: www.supershuttle.co.nz

Late October / November in Auckland is known to be sunny and pleasant. This month ushers in the glory days of spring, when everyone can feel that summer is on the horizon. Certain November days, when the sun is bright and the sky cloudless, temperatures can warm to those of mid-summer. It is an exciting time to visit the city, as the wharfs are busy and the famous walks of New Zealand, many of which are accessible from Auckland, are open and ready for exploration.

Averages for Auckland weather in late October and early November are 15-20 degrees Celsius.


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