The 2016 Annual Conference will be held at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland Central commencing 8.30am Friday 4 November and concluding by 3.00pm on Sunday 6 November. In addition to all of the usual policy discussions, workshops and sector activities, this year’s Conference will also continue our centenary celebrations and feature an interesting fringe programme.
If you are a member and not yet attending, you can register here.
There is a dinner on Saturday night following the day at Conference. Click here to see details and purchase tickets.
We've compiled a list of affordable restaurants and cafes near the Conference venue. Click here to see it.
Here is an overview of the programme. You can view the full programme here (PDF 1.75MB).
Friday: Sector meetings, policy workshops and the conference opening.
Saturday: President’s address, Policy Platform amendments debate, CTU President address, Finance Spokesperson’s address, NZ Council elections, hustings and voting, campaign plan briefing, workshops and Mt Roskill campaign.
Sunday: General Secretary’s address, NZLP Annual Report and incorporation discussion, announcement of NZ Council election results, Policy Platform amendments debate continued, life membership awards, Deputy Leader’s speech and the Leader’s Speech.
Sector Meetings: Sectors will meet on Friday 4th November starting at 8.30am. A schedule of these meetings will be distributed through the Weekly Wrap and will be posted to our website shortly.
Social Functions: Te Kaunihera Māori will be hosting the famous conference Kareoke night with New Zealand’s finest Labour Party talent on the microphone. Bring your LEC’s best waiata to jam. On Saturday evening there will be a party vote fundraiser - more information to come soon!
Policy Platform: Policy remits to be discussed will be circulated shortly.