11-15 November 2024
Rotorua Events Centre,
New Zealand


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Social Programme

Welcome reception - Monday 11th November, 5-7pm

Māori welcome and keynote, followed by canapes and drinks.

Mitai Village experience - Tuesday 12th November - optional

Enter the world of Mitai, and learn about the history of this area which was once flourished in villages. See our fierce warriors in traditional dress paddle an ancient warrior canoe (waka) down the Wai-o-whiro stream. Highly recommened. More information:


Hobbiton Movie Set Tour and Dinner - Wednesday 13th November

A tour of Hobbiton Movie set followed by dinner at the Green Dragon Inn.


Conference field trip - Wednesday 13th November (afternoon)

A diverse range of options from horticultural, postharvest and commercial providers, and Plant & Food Research’s Te Puke research orchard — a centre of research excellence and home to the company’s highly successful kiwifruit breeding programme.